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.
20 Question Tuesday: Lindsay Vrooman
Lindsay Vrooman has come on strong and she hopes her best is yet to come as she prepares for the 2016 Olympic Trials. She explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Chloe Sutton
Two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton also has won numerous medals in international competition representing the U.S. on the National Team. And now, at age 23, the southern California native is retiring from the sport.
20 Question Tuesday: Abbey Weitzeil
Abbey Weitzeil has come on strong. The Cal signee put on quite a show in 2014. She talks about what she has her sights set on down the road, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Tim Phillips
Tim Phillips is on the National Team, finished his degree, and his alma mater won the National Championship last week. He talks about that, and his hopes to represent the team in Rio, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Leah Smith
Leah Smith has figured a lot out. The University of Virginia All-American is on the National Team and has won relay gold at Pan Pacs. She’s also won the mile in college. Smith talks her goals moving forward in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Maddie Locus
National Team member Maddie Locus has helped guide Georgia to NCAA titles. The honor student shares her views on her college major and talks about life in the water in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Tom Shields
Tom Shields beat Michael Phelps in the 100 butterfly last summer. The NCAA All-American talks about that and why he’s willing to talk during one of the most important weeks of his life in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Yuri Suguiyama
Yuri Suguiyama has experienced success at Nation’s Capital Swim Club and now across the country at Cal. He talks about his journey in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Kara Lynn (Joyce) Williamson
Three-time Olympian and Touch the Wall co-star Kara Lynn (Joyce) Williamson catches us up on all things movie, career and swimming related in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Connor Jaeger
Connor Jaeger put down an American record in the 1650 last week. The now pro-Club Wolverine member talks about that and more in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Michael McBroom
Michael McBroom emerged last year to claim silver at Worlds. The Minnesota native and UT alum now calls Austin home. McBroom explains his focus on a strong run-up to Rio in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Peter Vanderkaay
Peter Vanderkaay’s career could well be summed up with one word: Consistency. The three-time Olympian is calling it a career. He shares some memories and tells us what he's up to in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Natalie Coughlin
So what’s Natalie Coughlin up to? Well, she’s back and as fast as ever, setting the American record in the 100 IM at the Mussi Lombardi Femiano swim meet in Italy. She talks about that, swimming after 30 and her upcoming trip to Qatar in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Nathan Adrian
As Golden Goggles approach, Nathan Adrian’s award-winning 100 freestyle in London comes to mind for many. With Golden Goggles and Rio on the horizon, Adrian took time to update everyone in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Alyssa Anderson
When Alyssa Anderson pulls out her gold medal from London, she smiles – because it reminds her of her sister Haley’s medal in open water. Now she’s gearing up to watch younger sister Jordan start her swim journey at Utah. Alyssa talks about that and more in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Larsen Jensen
Larsen Jensen brought home Olympic medals in 2004 and 2008. After Beijing, he wanted to represent America in its time of need so Jensen joined the Navy and went on to become a Navy SEAL and earn medals for his service in special forces. Jensen’s now getting ready to be a civilian again, as he explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Shannon Vreeland
All Shannon Vreeland’s done besides leading Georgia to back-to-back titles is win several international medals. After gold in London, she won more in Barcelona, and at Pan Pacs. She talks about what’s up next in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Chloe Sutton
Chloe Sutton isn’t going to get down on herself for her swimming. She’s staying as busy as ever in the pool, as an ambassador and clinician. She has not made a decision on 2016 yet, but what she has decided for sure is to keep promoting the sport, its safety, and encouraging the next generation in their swim careers. She talks about all that in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Kaitlin Sandeno
Kaitlin Sandeno made a lot of people smile with her diverse talent – winning four Olympic medals, and now she’s giving hope as the spokesperson for the Jessica Joy Rees Never Ever Give Up Foundation, inspired by brave Jessica Rees, a Mission Viejo Nadadore who lost her battle with cancer. Sandeno talks about that and the new direction her life is taking, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Jessica Hardy
Jessica Hardy is a racer. Count gold among her Olympic medal, and add to that 13 other International gold medals among her total of 28. The Club Trojan is also a decorated breaststroker, and she’s pushing hard toward 2016, as she explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Ivy Martin
Ivy Martin is busy. She has classes and is competing for her home town University of Wisconsin Badgers, double majoring, just returned from Pan Pacs and is proud to be on the National Team.
20 Question Tuesday: Brent Rutemiller
Brent Rutemiller, CEO of Sports Publications International, is one of the voices in swimming that everyone is aware of due to his tireless work as publisher of Swimming World magazine. He talks about what he hopes to do moving forward, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Jimmy Feigen
Jimmy Feigen won gold in London, and he followed it up at Pan Pacs earlier this summer. He talks about life in and out of the pool moving forward toward Rio in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.