Welcome, Swimmers!

USA Swimming is made up of 400,000 swimmers. From big to small, fast to not-so-fast, the world of swimming is a fun, competitive, healthy world. From the 8-year-old working toward their first swim meet to the 22-year-old heroes on the blocks at the Olympic Games, USA Swimming athletes come in all shapes and sizes. In this section, you will find out how you can be a part of this exciting world!


America's Swim Team Athlete Focus

Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!

Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 400,000 other swimmers across the country? Yep, your team includes heroes like Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin, as well as all the kids on this page. Whether you swim in Eureka or Topeka, you are a member of America’s Swim Team!


WESTERN zoneAve Owens and coach (medium)

Name: Ave' Owens
Age: 10
Team: Aquasol Swim Club
Role Models: My Coaches Aimee and Darin
Favorite Strokes: Butterfly and Back
Favorite Events: 200IM 100Fly 100Back
Favorite Swimmers: Missy Franklin or course! and Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps
Future Goal: To swim very well; JO's and Westerns on my way to the Olympics!
Hobbies: Swimming, Swimming,Swimming, Dogs, Basketball.
Famous Person You'd Like To Meet: Missy Franklin
Favorite Book: Grey Wolf
Favorite Movie: Beethoven
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: A gold Medal Winner at the Olympics, then a Pet Vet
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: Help find a cure for allergies, so everyone who suffers can enjoy their swimming more

Want to see your profile in Splash Magazine or on usaswimming.org? Answer all of the questions above and send your answers and a photo to splash@usaswimming.org. To see more of your America's Swim Team teammates, visit our Athlete Focus archive.

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