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From the SwimSwam website... BY SWIMSWAM CONTRIBUTORS Hungry Swimmer posts are courtesy of Hannah Moore. One of my favorite things to make for breakfast is a biiiiig smoothie bowl. But these can also be made smaller for a dessert or snack! These two are wonderful in the summertime, when your body needs a little cool-down. Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By Annika Hobson, Swimming World College Intern Hovering over the edge of the pool at 5 a.m., a swimmer faces one of his/her most difficult challenges: Mustering up enough courage to hop into the chilly water for morning practice. On the other hand, diving into a cool pool on a hot summer’s afternoon brings happiness prior to a hard workout. No matter the time of year, swimmers have many tactics for getting into the pool. From soaring through the air to hit the flags to...

Our high school seniors are beginning to decide on college. Congratulations and we welcome you to train with us over your college breaks! Parents... When your swimmer makes their final college decision (whether they swim in college or not), please send info to the KING webmaster for posting in the KING website. To view the first wave of decisions, please click on the links below. And check back frequently to keep up with the updates. Class of 2021

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From the Swimming World website... By Evangelia Vasilakis, Swimming World College Intern. Swimming, a sport where you have to be physically strong and mentally strong to succeed. Athletes of all ages have to be able to handle many different stresses throughout their time participating in the sport. From not so great swims and grueling practices, swimmers conquer it all. This sport gives the athletes that participate so many important life experiences that will help guide them for the rest of their lives. Whether you are in high school, college, a...

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"Just go out and kill it." This is what makes KING so great. This team supports, cares, and encourages! Grant Bellin went on to set a new KING record in the 10 & under 100 yard backstroke this past weekend at the KING May Invitational! His time of 1:04.95 broke the previous record of 1:05.05 set by Tyler Lu in 2014. Way to go Grant!

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From the Swimming World website... By Abby Boone, Former Swimming World College Intern Super Swim Mom To the tune of Spongebob Squarepants Who takes you to practice at five in the morn? Super Swim Mom! Who knows all your times, even ones you don’t know? Super Swim Mom! Who has extra goggles in case yours might break? Super Swim Mom! And who cheers you on each and every race? Super Swim Mom! Super Swim Mom, Super Swim Mom, Super Swim Mom, Su-Per Swim Mooooooom! In all seriousness, the sport of...

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Congratulations to Aiden Hammer, Andrew Coombs, Adam Kwon, and Matthew Audette who today at the KING May Invitational at the Snohomish Aquatic Center set a new 13-14 year old boys PNS record for the 800 yard Free Relay. This record was last broken December 17, 2016 by KING swimmers Ethan Dang, Gabe Nickels, Tyler Lu, and Nathan Hayes which was 7:10.28. The new record to beat is 7:08.88. Way to go boys and Go KING!

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From the Swimming World website... By SuSu Almousa, Swimming World College Intern Swim Moms As every swimmer mounts the blocks, they play in their mind a visual of their race and how they want to perform. Little do they know, in the stands a few hundred feet away someone has their hands clasped at their heart doing the exact same thing. A parent’s role in the journey of a competitive swimmer is constantly overlooked, as they too take a vow of dedication to the sport through their emotional and physical...

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From the Swimming World website... By Suzie Ryan, Swimming World Intern Swimming is not the easiest of sports. It takes courage, dedication and a lot of hard work to become a swimmer. Countless hours spent swimming up and down the black line, dryland practices, and early mornings. Read more >>

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From the Swimming World website... By RILEY DUNN Has anyone ever asked you what your favorite stroke is? What did you answer? For some swimmers, coming up with one favorite stroke might be difficult. This is especially true for those who love to swim the 200 or 400 individuals medleys, where they must be proficient in all four strokes in order to perform well. I.M. swimmers are some of the most well-rounded athletes you’ll find on a swim team. Each of them utilizes a wide variety of skills in a...