Townley Haas: Same Old, Same Old
Townley Haas learned a valuable lesson this summer as a member of the 2016 Olympic team.
Best Iron-Rich Foods for Growing Swimmers
Young athletes can turn their attention to top food sources of iron and incorporate them into the daily diet to help prevent an iron deficiency.
Catching Up with Jilen Siroky Bouwer
Despite being a past Olympian, Jilen Siroky Bouwer likes to keep a low profile, especially in her suburban Chicago neighborhood.
Golden Goggles at a Glance: Relay Performance of the Year
In the lead up to the Nov. 21 Golden Goggle Awards, USA Swimming will take a closer look at the nominees in each of the eight award categories. Up next is Relay Performance of the Year.
Myths About Vegan Athletes
Let’s address some of the myths surrounding vegan diets with a quiz.
The Chuck Wielgus Blog: " You Mean You Weren't a Swimmer?"
Sometimes when I meet somebody for the first time they are surprised to find out that I was not a competitive swimmer. The conventional thinking is that anybody responsible for leading an Olympic sports governing body must have been a competitor in that particular sport at one time.
5 Things You Can Do to Be More Mentally Tough
Here are five ways that you can be a mentally tougher swimmer and reap the benefits of better training and faster swimming.
GoSwim Video of the Week: Freestyle – Underwater Flips
Want fast flip turns? Try overloading the legs as you spin around.
5 Swim-Themed Costume Ideas
Every year, I try to imagine some swim-themed costumes. This past Olympics provided a ton of great moments that could be turned into Halloween costumes.
Book sales to benefit the USA Swimming Foundation
Air Force Academy women's swimming coach and '76 Olympic swimmer, Casey Converse, has authored a book about the 1976 Olympic women's swimming team, titled "Munich to Montreal" and is donating a portion of the book proceeds to benefit the USA Swimming Foundation.
Golden Goggles at a Glance: Coach of the Year
In the lead up to the Nov. 21 Golden Goggle Awards, USA Swimming will take a closer look at the nominees in each of the eight award categories. Up next is Coach of the Year.
20 Question Tuesday: Ryan Held Part 2
In this second of two parts, North Carolina State’s Ryan Held, shares some personal stories with what happened in Rio, and what he hopes happens moving toward 2020, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Missy Franklin, SafeSplash Brands and USA Swimming Foundation Launch Ripples to Waves Scholarship Program
Five-time Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Missy Franklin, SafeSplash Brands, the largest franchisor of premium, warm water learn-to-swim schools throughout North America, and the USA Swimming Foundation announced the launch of Ripples to Waves, a program designed to help more than 2,500 kids of all ages from across the country learn to swim each year regardless of their ability to pay for lessons.
Mike's Mailbag: Learning from Big Decisions
I've been on my swim team for 8 years and I finally decided that I wanted to switch teams. My mom is supportive of my decision, but my dad isn't. How can I get my dad to see things from my view?
McKenzie Coan: Nothing Stopping Her
McKenzie Coan was diagnosed with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) shortly after birth, but for the short 20 years of her life, she has refused to let it define her or stop her from pursuing everything she wants.
GoSwim Video of the Week: Freestyle Finishes
Great races end with great finishes. Make sure you know the basics and practice them every day!
Catching Up with David Plummer
David Plummer’s driving force behind claiming his spot on the team heading for Rio can be traced almost exclusively to his heart-wrenching disappointment in 2012.
How to Deal with Slacking Off Teammates
It’s the most painful practice of your life. And, there they are. Your slacking off teammates. How can you best deal with teammates who have barely achieved a heart rate above 60 in practice?