Top 10 Moments From the Olympics
The Olympic Games are about moments: Moments that live forever. Moments that are talked about, replayed, and, over time, become legendary.
Like America Itself, Swimming is Changing
USA Swimming and the USA Swimming Foundation, through its standout swimmers, are leading the charge to help minorities learn to swim as a life skill, but there is still work to be done on that.
The Chuck Wielgus Blog: Creating a State-Sponsored Doping Program
While watching and reading about the Rio Olympic Games, it has been impossible to stay away from the topic of doping. I couldn’t help but wonder if something like this could ever happen in our sport, in our country.
And Suddenly, Swimming Became Cool
Since the Olympics began, I’ve heard from non-swimming friends whom I haven’t heard from in years. “Can we watch the Olympics together? I want to know more about swimming!”
Phelps Teaches Lesson in Concentration in Olympic 200m Fly
Too many swimmers mistakenly believe that when they compete, their focus needs to be on the competition and what they're doing. There is no better example of this than watching Phelps’s semifinal and final races in the 200m Butterfly against South African swimmer, Chad le Clos.
20 Question Tuesday: Garrett Weber-Gale
Garrett Weber-Gale had a deja vu moment as Michael Phelps helped bring home the gold in the 4 x 100 relay back to the U.S. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
Abbey Weitzeil: Proof in the Pool
Abbey Weitzeil took a chance by waiting a year to enroll at Cal-Berkeley. It worked.
Chase Kalisz: Olympic Identity
Ever since he was a promising youngster at North Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBAC), Chase Kalisz has looked up to Michael Phelps both as a swimmer and person.