2015 Club Excellence Program Announced
USA Swimming is pleased to formally announce the 2015 Club Excellence program and provide directions to all clubs regarding the application process. For complete program information and the link to begin the application, please visit the Club Excellence page.
20 Question Tuesday: Caroline Burckle
Beijing Olympic medalist Caroline Burckle likes this part of the quadrennial. The graduate student at the University of Tennessee won gold at Pan Ams in Rio in 2007 and at the 2005 World Championships in Montreal. She talks about what she saw from the U.S. in Australia and what she thinks we might see in Rio, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Mike's Mailbag: Practice to the Fullest
Last summer I had a knee injury and I couldn't swim for about 4 months. Now that I'm back in the water, how do I regain my confidence level and how do I push myself to work hard and to actually try my hardest?
Ledecky shatters world record in 1500m free at Pan Pacs
Katie Ledecky won her fifth gold medal of the meet and set a world, American and meet record in the women’s 1500m freestyle Sunday at the2014 Pan Pacific Championships. Her time of 15:28.36 shattered the former mark of 15:34.23, which she set last June in Shenandoah Texas.
Ledecky breaks world record, wins fourth gold at Pan Pacs
Olympian Katie Ledecky broke the world, American and meet records in the women’s 400m freestyle Saturday at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, turning in a time of 3:58.37. Her swim was one of three gold medals for the Americans on the third night of competition. Also winning gold Michael Phelps in the men’s 100m butterfly and Tyler Clary in the men’s 200m backstroke.