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Samantha Schultz Achterberg, or Sammy Schultz, is a Colorado Springs based Modern Pentathlete getting ready for the Olympics. If you thought training for the three triathlon disciplines was challenging, hear how Sammy balances training for five – swimming, running, shooting, fencing and show jumping. Sammy has been wearing Blueseventy race and practice swimwear since 2012 and we can’t wait to cheer her on in Tokyo!   How did you get into Pentathlon?Growing up in Colorado, I always did a lot of different sports including skiing, tennis, swimming, soccer, gymnastics, hunting with my family and I loved horses. When I learned...

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Changes are coming for swimmers age 12 and under in the USA. Last fall USA Swimming announced a rule change that will ban the use of technical swimwear (tech suits) for youth participants. This new rule will go into effect September 1st, 2020.  Unsure of the specifics of the new rule? Here are are few easy guidelines that will help you sort out if your suit, or the suit you're looking to purchase will be legal once this change goes into effect.  See the full rule information here.  The new rule states:  102.8 SWIMWEAR .1 Design G. No Technical Suit may...

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