20 Question Tuesday: Ashley Twichell
Just when you marveled at Ashley Twichell’s resiliency and hope after narrowly missing the Olympic team twice, she's back and contending in the pool. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Matt Grevers
Matt Grevers has put together a career for the ages. He talks about what married life with another swimmer is really like, and how much it meant to get a world record after age 30 in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Extra: Giles Smith
To honor Black History Month, Mondays in February we’ll feature a special 20 Question Extra. In this edition National Teamer and Arizona All-American Giles Smith talks about what diversity means, and what direction the sport is headed.
20 Question Tuesday: Kris Kubik
Kris Kubik is as well-known as anyone in college swimming and a fixture on U.S. international teams. He talks about what makes his job, swimming, and the Longhorns special in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Madisyn Cox
Madisyn Cox is good at covering distances. The junior All-American IMer, talks about her swimming past as well as what she’s focusing on moving forward, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Missy Franklin Part 2
In this second part of two, Missy Franklin updates readers on both her swimming and her favorite hobbies. She’s also looking forward to the Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin this week.
20 Question Tuesday: Missy Franklin Part 1
Happy New Year to all our readers, and what better way to start an Olympic year than Missy Franklin? The 2012 Olympic star is now training in Colorado. She talks about training, her teammates and more in this first of a two part 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Cody Miller
Cody Miller’s rise has been steady, but at the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool, he told U.S. coaches they could count on him, and boy, was he right.
20 Question Tuesday: Jack Bauerle
He’s coached enough international teams to fill a hall of fame several times over. Jack Bauerle is excited about the holiday season and the state of swimming in the United States, as he shares in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Nic Fink
Nic Fink says he has a lot of work to do to represent the U.S. next summer, as he explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Kelsi Worrell
Kelsi Worrell’s rise to the National Team started, she said, relatively late in her young career. The Louisville standout talks about her big summer and more in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Olivia Smoliga
Olivia Smoliga started her career at Georgia with an NCAA Championship. And then she had a sophomore slump before recovering with a strong summer. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Extra: Reece Whitley
While he strikes quite an image at 6-foot-8 on the blocks, Reece Whitley is also making big gains, and great impressions, with his work ethic and attitude. The Penn Charter Aquatics Club standout talks about that and more in this special 20 Question Extra.
20 Question Extra: Katie Ledecky
Katie Ledecky nearly had to give in and get an entourage - to carry home her haul from this year’s Golden Goggles. She talks about that, and the run-up to Rio, in this 20 Question Extra.
20 Question Tuesday: Abbey Weitzeil
Abbey Weitzeil did some soul-searching as the run-up to Rio hit high gear. And the Cal signee decided to defer starting college for a year to focus on her dream. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Andrew Wilson
Andrew Wilson is about getting it done. The Division III standout from Emory University took the college scene by storm and then made his mark at the Phillips 66 National Championships last summer.
20 Question Tuesday: Jon Urbanchek Part 2
In this second of two parts, long-time Michigan coach Jon Urbanchek looks back as his 80th birthday approaches next year.
20 Question Extra: Christine Jennings
Open Water National Team veteran Christine Jennings won this summer in Scotland and in Canada to bookend her impressive career. She'll conclude her run later this month in Minneapolis.
20 Question Tuesday: Jon Urbanchek Part 1
Despite his best efforts and intentions to retire several times, Coach Jon Urbanchek has done anything but slow down. In this first of two parts, he fills us in on what's going on now.
20 Question Tuesday: Laura Sogar
Laura Sogar just missed making the Olympic team in 2012. The University of Texas alum talks about her job and how she blends that preparation for Trials, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Nathan Adrian
When Nathan Adrian won 100 free gold in London, his career changed moving forward. The former Cal standout has become a model of consistency as a pro. Adrian discusses the year in front of him in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Natalie Coughlin
Natalie Coughlin’s career continues to amaze even those who appreciate the Cal alum’s consistency and impact on the sport. She talks about longevity and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Dave Kelsheimer
Team Santa Monica head coach Dave Kelsheimer has been named an assistant coach for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Jack Roach
Jack Roach had to scale back his role with USA Swimming, stepping down as National Junior Team director for a very special reason. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: David Marsh
David Marsh put together a career for the ages at Auburn, and was a big part of USA Swimming during that period. He was also named this month, as the head women’s coach for the 2016 Olympic team, and he explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday what it all means to him.
20 Question Tuesday: Tyler Fenwick
Coach Tyler Fenwick is living out his dreams, as he explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Keenan Robinson
Keenan Robinson has his hands full. And he's never felt more fortunate, as he explains in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Claire Donahue
Claire Donahue's road to Olympic gold in London was the stuff that dreams are made of, and when she took the proverbial next step and turned professional, her march to 2016 was on.
20 Question Tuesday: Stephanie Peacock
University of North Carolina alum Stephanie Peacock had a big summer. She talks about her open water National Team experience and what she hopes to do in the pool at Olympic Trials, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Catherine Vogt
Many women coaches are finally getting deserved attention. But it would be hard to argue with any resume being as strong as Catherine Vogt’s. She talks about the success of U.S. open water and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Allison Schmitt
Allison Schmitt has put together a career for the ages and she is back on track for another run toward Rio in 2016. She talks about that and her upcoming move in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Chip Peterson
Chip Peterson is back – and better than ever. He talks about the hurdles he’s overcome, and where he’s headed moving forward, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Katie Meili
Katie Meili claimed gold at Pan Ams and the Columbia alum has found her path with the goal being Rio in 2016. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Extra: Haley Anderson
Haley Anderson is an Olympic silver medalist from London. She won the 5k gold medal and then qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in the 10k at Worlds in Russia. She talks about her Kazan success and more in this 20 Question Extra.
20 Question Extra: Sean Ryan
Sean Ryan knows how to finish what he starts. He talks about that, how perseverance pays off, how he “engineered” this path from Hixon, Tenn., via the University of Michigan, and how it feels to have punched his Olympic ticket for 2016.
20 Question Extra: Jordan Wilimovsky
With his mother and aunt in the stands in Russia, Santa Monica Swim Club’s Jordan Wilimovsky won the 10k and qualified for the Olympics, as did fourth-place finisher and teammate Sean Ryan. Before he headed to bed for the night, Jordan took timeout for a special 20 Question Monday
20 Question Tuesday: Eva Fabian
Eva Fabian knew she was ready for a big year. She left nothing to chance and claimed the gold medal in the 10k at Pan Ams in Toronto. The Yale senior talks about that and more in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Amanda Beard
Olympian Amanda Beard has now found another calling – being a Mom to her two children. But she’s also pursuing several other interests and she's excited about the future of women’s swimming, as she explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Mitch Dalton
Mitch Dalton joins USA Swimming as the National Junior Team Director. His love of swimming and excitement about helping continue to build USA Swimming has him excited about his new position.
20 Question Tuesday: Jacob Pebley
Backstroker Jacob Pebley knows this is going to be a big summer. He tells us what makes Cal special in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Eddie Reese
The accomplishments of University of Texas head coach Eddie Reese could be listed all day and not do his gold-standard career justice, so we’ll let him tell us how things are going in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Melanie Margalis
Melanie Margalis knows quite a bit about winning. Her brother, Robert Margalis, set the bar high. The National Team swimmer has big plans as as she explains in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Cullen Jones
Cullen Jones is synonymous with Make a Splash, and his passion to help kids learn to swim has touched more lives than he could ever imagine. The sprinter talks about that, as well as the Road to Rio, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Josh Prenot
Josh Prenot of Cal has really made a name for himself, stepping up for his Golden Bears, and finding a place on the U.S. National team. He talks about his busy summer ahead in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Dara Torres
Dara Torres has a new TV gig in Boston and she’s still inspiring women around the world. She talks about why swimming is the #FunnestSport and much more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Haley Anderson
After a silver medal in London and a great career at USC, Haley Anderson just keeps going and going. She’s talks about her recent success and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Jack Conger
University of Texas standout and National Team backstroker Jack Conger has a lot going on, coming off another NCAA championship. His next 14 months will be just as exciting,
20 Question Tuesday: Hali Flickinger
Hali Flickinger is ready for what’s next. The NCAA champion Georgia stomping grounds have helped the Pennsylvania native reach the next level, and this summer she’ll represent the U.S. at the World University Games.
20 Question Tuesday: Maritza McClendon
Maritza McClendon is beaming, and she just can’t help it. It’s not just her beautiful kids or wonderful husband or fulfilling job, it's the trail she helped pave for African-American women in swimming.
20 Question Extra: Missy Franklin Part 2
Last time in 20 Questions, Missy Franklin told us about her time at NCAAs. Today, she tells us more about her life out of the water.
20 Question Extra: Katie Ledecky Part 2
We get a little more personal with Katie Ledecky in this second of two parts with the world-wide star. She talks about what’s going on now, and what she hopes to do in the future in this 20 Question Extra.
20 Question Extra: Missy Franklin Part 1
Missy Franklin recently swam her final event for the Cal. She talks about her college experience and how she hopes to build on in part one of this 20 Question Extra.
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.
20 Question Tuesday: David Nolan
David Nolan finished his Stanford career with the American record in the 200 IM. Nolan talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Will Licon
Will Licon talks about what his NCAA swims were like, what his titles mean, and what he’s hoping for in the coming year in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Wednesday Extra: Lia Neal
Lia Neal made the Olympics as a teenager in 2012, earned a medal and came back with more high goals, enrolling at Stanford. Now she has made history again.
20 Question Tuesday Extra: Simone Manuel
Nothing like a 100 record and making history for Sugar Land, Texas native and Stanford standout Simone Manuel at NCAAs over the weekend. She talks about that and more in this 20 Question Tuesday Extra.
20 Question Tuesday: Teri McKeever
Teri McKeever is good as gold – in whatever she is doing. The Cal coach again directed her Missy Franklin-led team to the NCAA Championship. She talks that and more in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Monday Extra: Natalie Hinds
Natalie Hinds is making history. The Midland, Texas, native and University of Florida All-American joined Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Lia Neal for a 1-2-3 finish at NCAAs in the 100 free last weekend.
20 Question Tuesday: Bruce Gemmell
Nation's Capital Swim Club coach Bruce Gemmell is coming off a great year. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Jack Fabian
Dr. Jack Fabian is known for his role coaching both the U.S. National Open Water team, and as the head coach at Keene State College. He talks about what he loves about coaching in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Stefanie Williams
Stefanie Williams knows what a winner is – because she’s been one every step of the way as a swimmer, and now as a coach at the University of Georgia.
20 Question Tuesday: Felicia Lee
People who saw last year’s NCAAs can’t help but think about Felicia Lee, and how the Stanford product put an exclamation point next to her comeback from injury.
20 Question Tuesday: Michael Weiss
Michael Weiss took an interesting route to the National Team – and to Wisconsin, for that matter – with more turns than he ever imagined. He explains that and where he’s headed next, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.