Category Archives: Swimming

Foster Brothers Drop Distance PBs On Day 1 Of Eastern Invitational

2018 SWIM GSA 63rd ANNUAL EASTERN INVITATIONAL June 21-24, 2018 Greensboro Aquatic Center Greensboro, North Carolina Results on Meet Mobile The opening day of the 63rd Annual Eastern Invitational, hosted by Swim GSA in Greensboro, North Carolina, featured only the distance freestyle events. Both the men and women swam the 1500 and 800 free. Highlighting […]

Yale Hires Molly Chamberlain as Assistant Coach of Men’s & Women’s Teams

Yale announced today that Molly Chamberlain will take over as assistant coach of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams on July 1st. She is replacing Kerry Smith, who was appointed head coach of women’s swimming and diving at Stony Brook University last month. Yale joined the men’s and women’s teams at the end […]

Ieva Maluka Lowers 100 Free National Record At Latvian Open

2018 LATVIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS After 15-year-old Ieva Maluka broke the Latvian National Record on day 1 of the Latvian Open in the 400 freestyle, she took down another on day 3 in the 100. Maluka posted a time of 56.03, lowering her own record of 56.15 set in April. Her countrywoman Gabriela Nikitina, a 2012 Olympian, was […]

Olympian Joseph Schooling: “I Think I’m Done With The 200 Fly”

14TH SINGAPORE NATIONAL SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 We recently reported that Singapore’s Olympic hero Joseph Schooling would be opting out of the 200m butterfly at the 2018 Asian Games, but it appears the 23-year-old may indeed be giving up the grueling event for good. Speaking at the ongoing Singapore National Swimming Championships this week, where Schooling already won […]

Michael Phelps appeared at 2018 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

The most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, appeared at the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The WSOP is the biggest poker series and always attracts stars with different professions apart from the usual poker professionals. The tournament takes place in the Rio Hotel and Casino in Vegas.  Phelps took […]

The First 154 Verbal Commitments from the High School Class of 2019

Once upon a time, July 1st was the starting block for the college recruiting season. Last year at this time we remarked that 82 rising high school seniors from the class of 2018, including 13 of our top 20 boys and 10 of our top 20 girls, had committed to collegiate programs. We contrasted that […]

Taking It from the Pool to the Sea

Courtesy: Eney Jones Eney Jones sat down with Mike Curley, the head coach of the Orlando Highlanders, at the Flowers Sea Swim in the Cayman Islands, to talk about his team’s trip to and performances at the open water competition. Recently you took the Highlander swimmers from Orlando Florida, to the Flowers Sea Swim the […]

Olympian Simone Manuel On A Mission: GMM presented by

Katie Ledecky nearly owned the media conversation during the Pro Swim Santa Clara, signing with swimwear giant TYR.   But what about Simone Manuel? Attention turned to the four-time Olympic medalist as she won 50m and 100m  free  (24.6 and 53.8), and she indicated she’s still in-talks on a swimwear partnership. Simone added it is important for her […]

Why Propulsion Forces In Swimming Matters

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder. Propulsion Outside of the starts and turns, the propulsion forces of a swimmer are derived purely from the kick and the pull. More specifically, except for the up kick, where the entire lower leg and foot […]

Cordes, Katis, Chierighini Headline Diverse Contingent to Join Sergio Lopez at Virginia Tech

American record holder Kevin Cordes, Chuck Katis, and Brazilian record holder Marcelo Chierighini are among the group of elite post-grad swimmers that will follow Sergio Lopez to Virginia Tech in the coming months, Lopez confirmed to SwimSwam Tuesday. Lopez was hired to replace head coach Ned Skinner in April, marking his return to head coaching after […]