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The Toronto Swim Club “Shakes It Off” (Video)

In the lead up to the 2012 London Olympics the US swim team put together a little lip synch video that ended up making the rounds across the internet.

Set to the infectiously catchy tune of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” the video– made by USA Swimming— featured all of the heavy hitters on the US Olympic team, including Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and most notably, a little known backstroke phenom named Missy Franklin.

The video went viral quickly, collecting well over 10 million views in a few short days. (Today it sits at just under 13 million views.) A myriad of copycat videos came out, including videos done by soldiers in the US Army, the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders, and more.

Since that first smash other teams have hopped on the lip synch trend, and the latest were the Toronto Swim Club, who while competing at the Age Group International in Etobicoke, Ontario, put together a video to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.”

Enjoy!


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Olivier Poirier-Leroy is the founder of YourSwimLog.com. He is an author, former national level swimmer, two-time Olympic Trials qualifier, and swim coach.
Olivier is the author of the books YourSwimBook and Conquer the Pool. He writes all things high-performance swimming and is passionate about helping swimmers, swim coaches, and swim parents  master the pool. His articles were read over 4 million times last year and his work has                                  appeared on USA Swimming, SwimSwam, STACK, NBC Universal, and more. He’s also                                    kinda tall and can be found hitting noon-hour lap swims. You can learn more about                                       Olivier here.

Olivier Poirier-Leroy Olivier Poirier-Leroy is the founder of YourSwimLog.com. He is an author, former national level swimmer, two-time Olympic Trials qualifier, and swim coach.

Olivier is the author of the books YourSwimBook and Conquer the Pool. He writes all things high-performance swimming and is passionate about helping swimmers, swim coaches, and swim parents master the pool.

His articles were read over 4 million times last year and his work has appeared on USA Swimming, SwimSwam, STACK, NBC Universal, and more.

He’s also kinda tall and can be found hitting noon-hour lap swims. You can learn more about Olivier here.

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