Category Archives: Swimming

Nick Alexander Posts 1:58 200 Back to Cap Off CSC Summer Invite

2018 CSC Summer Invite Friday-Sunday, June 15-17th Mizzou Auatic Center, Columbia, MO Long Course Meters Results The 2018 CSC (Columbia Swim Club) Summer Invite was held Friday-Sunday, June 15-17th at the Mizzou Aquatic Center in Columbia, Missouri. The Mizzou swimmers at the meet showed up with some big swims, especially for a non-national level meet. […]

Katie Ledecky Featured on the Cover of National Geographic

It’s been a big month for Katie Ledecky. Just days after announcing a partnership with major swimwear brand TYR at the Pro Swim in Santa Clara, Ledecky announced via social media that she would be gracing the cover of the July issue of National Geographic, which hits newsstands June 26th. July 2018 @NatGeo cover story, […]

USA National Teamer Hannah Stevens Retires From Swimming

USA National Teamer Hannah Stevens has announced her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 23. “Over the past few months, I fought to stay in this sport and the decision to retire did not come easy for me,” reads Stevens’ social media account this week. “I feel it is what is best for me mentally […]

Olympic Champion Belmonte Named Flag Bearer At Mediterranean Games

The 2018 Mediterranean Games kick-off on Friday, June 22nd in Tarragona, Spain with a familiar face leading the Spanish contingency. Selected by the Spanish Olympic Committee as flag bearer, Olympic gold medalist Mireia Belmonte will lead her nation’s walk during the Opening Ceremonies of the multi-national event held every 4 years. “Mireia represents the spirit that […]

Double Legacy Hannah Thornton Verbally Commits to Duquesne

Hannah Thornton has verbally committed to swim for Duquesne University, the college both her parents attended. She will begin with the 2019-20 season. “I am very excited to announce that I have verbally committed to swim for Duquesne University Class of 2023. I chose Duquesne because of the great academic opportunities and the amazing atmosphere […]

PEAK’s Bertrand Phung Commits to UNLV for 2018-19

Bertrand Phung, a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from Campbell, California, has committed to swim for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Phung graduated from San José’s Valley Christian High School in 2017 and took a gap year; he will suit up for the Rebels in the fall with Arizona’s Mike Niezgodzki. Phung wrote on social […]

Stephanie Horner et Hau-Li Fan se qualifient en eau libre pour les Pan-pacs

Natation Canada a annoncé la nomination de Stephanie Horner et Hau-Li Fan sur l’équipe canadienne des Championnats pan-pacifiques grâce à leur performance aux Championnats d’eau libre UANA ce lundi. Horner a remporté l’épreuve du 10 km et se mérite la 2e place disponible sur l’équipe. Elle se joindra à Mackenzie Padington de Campbell River, C.-B., […]

Rice Promotes Jessica Rodriguez to Full-Time Assistant Coach

After spending 2 years as a volunteer assistant, Rice University has promoted Jessica Rodriguez to become the full-time assistant of its women’s swimming team. She replaces Amanda Caldwell, who in May was named the new head coach for Georgia Southern. While volunteering with the Rice varsity team, Rodriguez was also coaching with the on-campus USA Swimming […]

Fast-Moving Koseki Breaks Legendary Kitajima’s Breaststroke Record

2018 MARE NOSTRUM SERIES – MONACO While competing on the final day of the final stop of this year’s Mare Nostrum Series, 26-year-old Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan knocked out two significant national records. Racing his way to 100m breaststroke gold ahead of international rivals Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands along with Russians Anton Chupkov and Kirill […]

When You Work Hard But Aren’t Swimming Faster

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. I work hard every day at practice but don’t seem to be getting faster. How do I stay motivated when this happens? Sound familiar? I bet it does. I’ve experienced it, continue to experience it, and judging by the number of […]