Chase Kalisz: Money in the Water
When he first started swimming as a 4-year-old, the only way to get Chase Kalisz in the pool was to throw money in the water. By the end of his freshman year of high school, he was dedicated to the sport.
Catching Up with Dan Madwed
Over the course of his career, swimming has given a lot to Dan Madwed. An education, travel experiences and competitive success to name a few, but it was the learning experiences he took from swimming that have stayed with him.
Club Excellence Spotlight: Arizona Gold Swimming
As one of the newest clubs in USA Swimming’s Club Excellence program, Arizona Gold Swimming in Chandler and Scottsdale, Ariz., has reached silver-medal club status in about three years of existence. The team has grown steadily to a group of roughly 90 swimmers, and the team continues to set higher and higher goals.
Mike Gustafson: Using Fear as Motivation
A week ago I wrote a post entitled “Lighten up, Swim Parents!” but “Swim Parents” aren't the only adults in the swimming community who need to “lighten up.”
20 Question Tuesday: Shannon Vreeland
All Shannon Vreeland’s done besides leading Georgia to back-to-back titles is win several international medals. After gold in London, she won more in Barcelona, and at Pan Pacs. She talks about what’s up next in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.