Competitive Swimming

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Pool Size Comparison: Olympic Size, 25 Meter & 25 Yard

This week, the International Olympic Committee, also known as the IOC, confirmed that Los Angeles was awarded to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. With the Summer Olympic Games back in the spotlight, it got us thinking about “Olympic-sized” pools and other competitive swimming pool sizes. If you’re unfamiliar with competitive swimming, here’s a quick […]

University-Level Swimming 101

School is back in session, which means university swimming and diving teams have officially begun training for the winter season. Since the swimming season just around the corner, here’s a quick roundup of the everything you need to know about university swimming: When In university competition, the swimming season runs from late September to April. […]

Recap: 2017 FINA Swimming World Championships

Every four years, the swimming performances at the Summer Olympic Games usually overshadows the following biennial FINA World Championships. However, the 2017 FINA World Championships hosted record-breaking swimming performances each day of the competition. In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest. Legendary Katie […]

Recap: 2017 U.S. World Championship Trials

The FINA World Championships, or the World Aquatics Championships, bring the best athletes around the world together to compete in traditional swimming events, diving, high diving, open-water swimming, water polo, synchronized swimming and masters level swimming. This year, the FINA World Championship is being held in Budapest, Hungary from July 14 to 30, 2017.  On June 27 […]

Swimming Health Solutions Announced for CDC Sanitation Challenges

Clear Comfort offers solutions for the growing challenge of Crypto and secondary sanitation. BOULDER, COLO. – MAY 22, 2017 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new statistics on the dangers of parasites and swimming pool safety in the United States. Recent independent studies confirm that Clear Comfort’s advanced oxidation sanitation systems are […]

Best Charity Swim Events for Spring 2017

Swimming lovers should know that running local 5K races isn’t the only way to raise money for charity while pushing your physical fitness. If you don’t prefer running, there are many charity events available to swimmers around the nation and the world. Here are some swimming events that support great causes: 1. Swim for MS Swim […]

National Volunteer Month: Swimming organizations with worthy causes

Did you know that more than 60 million Americans volunteer every year? If you’re not one of these volunteers yet, National Volunteer Month this April is a perfect opportunity to start giving back. Swimming competitions, programs and charities all strongly rely on volunteers. Even Team USA’s swim meets couldn’t happen without the volunteers that time, […]

Premier Competitive Swimming Program Adopts Healthier, Low Chlorine Pool System

SwimMAC Offers Better Environment to Swimmers and Coaches with Clear Comfort SwimMAC Carolina, one of the most prestigious competitive swimming programs in the nation, has adopted Clear Comfort’s low chlorine pool disinfection system to offer a healthier training environment for swimmers and coaches. Clear Comfort’s commercial pool sanitation system, which uses a hydroxyl-based advanced oxidation […]

Why you should drink more water – even when you’re swimming!

March 2017 marks the 37th annual National Nutrition Month. This year’s blog focuses on one of the most important aspects of healthy living: hydration. Why drink more water? Our bodies are made up of 60 to 70 percent water and every metabolic process that occurs in our bodies involves H2O. There is a plethora of […]

Celebrating female swimmers for International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day — a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. In this blog we celebrate the athletic achievements of the best female swimmers since the first official days of women’s swimming over 100 years ago. Women’s swimming became internationally recognized in 1912.  This list of […]