Ella Eastin: Embracing New Perspectives
This past summer’s Olympic Trials gave Ella Eastin a perspective few athletes – or people – her age experience.
Catching Up with Christine Jennings
Despite the millions of competitors across the globe, Christine Jennings recently discovered the world of swimming is very small.
Dave Durden, Greg Meehan Named Head Coaches for 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships
Dave Durden and Greg Meehan, standout collegiate coaches and assistants for Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games, have been selected to lead USA Swimming as head coaches at the 2017 FINA World Championships, National Team Director Frank Busch announced today.
Open Water Nationals Return to Castaic Lake, May 19-21
The 2017 USA Swimming Open Water National Championships – featuring stand-alone Junior National Championships for the first time – are slated for May 19-21 at Castaic Lake in Santa Clarita, California.
Kendyl Stewart: Transition to Continued Success
Kendyl Stewart is both excited about and a little unsure of what to expect now that she’s traded college All-American for post-collegiate professional swimmer.
Catching Up with Rhi Jeffrey
Even though she earned her only Olympic team experience, 12 years ago in Athens, Rhi Jeffrey only just recently stopped training and competing.
20 Question Tuesday: Cassidy Bayer
Cassidy Bayer was the youngest member of the National Team. She's building on a strong Trials showing last summer. Bayer talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
Tom Shields: Capitalizing on the Now
Tom Shields knows exactly to whom he should credit his recent success in the swimming pool.
Catching Up with Tyler Clary
Since Olympic Trials this summer, Tyler Clary has been on a mission outside of the competitive swimming pool.
The Moment: For Cody Miller, All That Glitters is not Gold
Cody Miller’s genuinely-joyful reaction to capturing bronze in the 100 breaststroke at the Rio Games was influenced – at least in part – by the Yoda-like wisdom imparted by a veteran swimmer from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Moment: Ryan Rising
Of the 47 swimmers representing Team USA in Rio, 30 were Olympic rookies, including Ryan Murphy. First-time jitters? Hardly.
The Moment: Katie Ledecky Crushes Olympic 800m Free
Katie Ledecky’s Rio haul would be beyond the wildest expectations of most any athlete -- four golds, a silver, two world records, an American record. And yet for this 19-year-old, it was merely the culmination of a week’s swims she had clearly envisioned years before.
The Moment: Simone Manuel Dreams Big to Win Olympic 100m Free
The look on the face of Simone Manuel in that moment after she turns to gaze up at the results of the women’s 100 meter freestyle isn’t complete surprise at a gold-medal finish; she believed something amazing was destined to happen going into that final.
Erika Erndl: Mom Strength
The Erika Erndl who is hoping to compete this summer at U.S. Olympic Trials-Swimming is quite different from the one who came close to making the team four years ago.