Ledecky Takes 400m Free for Third Win at Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa
Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder Katie Ledecky cruised to a win in the 400-meter freestyle to pick up her third victory at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa on Friday at the Skyline Aquatic Center.
Phelps Victorious in 100m Fly at Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa
Eighteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps’ victory in the 100-meter butterfly was the highlight of day two at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa at the Skyline Aquatic Center.
U.S. Deaf Swimming Looking For Swimmers
16 countries have committed to participate in the World Deaf Swimming Championships that will be held Aug. 17-22 in San Antonio, Texas, and U.S. Deaf Swimming has put out a call to identify potential talent to represent the stars and stripes in front of a home crowd.
How to Improve Water Drinking for Swimmers at School
Here are a few ways to improve access to water for young swimmers at school.
So You Want to Take a Break…
What happens during a period of training cessation that causes detraining? A few things…
Can't Miss Race of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa
Three years ago, hardly anyone outside of a few swim circles had ever heard of Katie Ledecky. She came from nowhere – and had, perhaps, one of the greatest singular performances in Olympic Games history.
Katie Ledecky Takes 1500m Free to Open Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa
Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) dominated the women’s 1500-meter freestyle on the opening night of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa at the Skyline Aquatic Center.
Amendment to Swimwear Advertising Rule
The Rules and Regulations Committee, acting pursuant to the provisions of Rule 511.1.1, has amended the Swimwear Advertising Rule 102.8.3 A (1) to bring the current USA Swimming Rule into conformance with FINA By-law 7.1.1 Swimsuits - adopted by the FINA Bureau.
Wielgus Featured Panelist at Olympic Family Luncheon
The Colorado Springs Sports Corp held its Salute to the Olympic Family Luncheon on Wednesday, April 15, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. USA Swimming’s Executive Director Chuck Wielgus participated in a panel discussion previewing the 2016 Olympic Games.
5 Storylines for the Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa
This weekend, the eyes of the competitive swimming world shift towards Mesa for the Arena Pro Swim Series.
20 Question Tuesday: Ryan Murphy
Maybe you saw Ryan Murphy at NCAAs, where the talented Cal sophomore sped to new top speeds. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
A Day in the Life of a National Junior Teamer
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a member of the U.S. National Junior Team?
Mike's Mailbag: Breaststroke Kicking
I am a middle school swimmer and I love all the strokes, especially breaststroke. How can I get better at breaststroke?
Catching Up with Alex Vanderkaay
Forget the fantasy Alex Vanderkaay and his brothers had of one day swimming on a relay together. Growing up, the brothers just wanted to be Ninja Turtles.
Notice Regarding Concur Booking Tool
USA Swimming's Concur travel booking tool will be unavailable April 20 through April 22. Please plan ahead and book travel prior to April 20.
Club Excellence Spotlight: Lakeside Swim Team
Once again, Lakeside Swim Team in Louisville, KY has earned a spot among USA Swimming’s top 10 club teams, finishing eighth in this year’s Club Excellence program standings.
Rosters Announced for National Open Water Select Camp
Congratulations to all 24 athletes selected to attend the 2015 National Open Water Select Camp! The camp will be held June 2- 6 at Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers, FL from June 2-6
Lia Neal: Rediscovering Her Swimming Passion
Lia Neal made a lot of progress between her freshman and sophomore years of college in and out of the pool – and it shows.
Let's Hear It From You, The Coaches Part Two
As part of #CoachesAre month, every Thursday you'll hear from a number of swim coaches answering questions about all things coaching.
The Chuck Wielgus Blog: Our Growing Impact
In 1975, I accepted my first coaching job as an assistant basketball coach at Norwich University in Northfield, VT. There was no formal orientation or training program. I just took my orders from Head Coach, Ed Hockenbury. When I moved on to become a high school coach, it was the same: no orientation and no special training.
Wednesday Word: Swedes
Every week, I will dissect a word, term, or phrase of "Swim Speak." This is geared for new swim parents who are baffled and/or confused by our aquatic culture.