20 Question Tuesday: Dave Durden
Dave Durden is excited to be part of the Olympic team as an assistant coach. He also has a bunch of talented swimmers on this team. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Rowdy Gaines
He is known known as swimming’s chief ambassador to the rest of the world, but Rowdy Gaines was also among the top swimmers of his generation. Gaines shares his post-Trials and pre-Rio observations in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: The Swim Reporters Part 2
In Part II, swim reporters take time to share with us what resonated with them at Olympic Trials, what memories they’ll keep forever, and what the state of swimming is in the U.S.
20 Question Extra: The Swim Reporters Part 1
There’s just too much to get excited about, so in this 20 Question Extra, we’ll let the media who write about the sport share with you their insights and observations on what made the 2016 Olympic Trials completely and undeniably unforgettable.
20 Question Monday Special: Annie Grevers
Annie Grevers made her name as a National Team swimmer and standout at the University of Arizona, and has since carved out an impressive journalistic swatch in her career at Swimming World. She’s also the wife of Matt Grevers. She talks about her husband's upcoming Olympic Trials and more in this special 20 Question Monday.
20 Question Tuesday: Tom Shields
Tom Shields has been looking forward to this Olympic Trials, for a long time. He shares what he has learned, and what he hopes to achieve, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Christina Bechtel
Looking for someone easy to root for in Omaha? Christina Bechtel has found her speed as Olympic Trials approach. The flyer talks about pressure, college and her love of swimming in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Andrew Seliskar
Andrew Seliskar just keeps improving. With Olympic Trials up next, The Cal swimmer and NCAP alum is all about Omaha and doing all he can to make the U.S. team, as he explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Connor Jaeger
Connor Jaeger has already accomplished a lot as an Olympian and NCAA Champion. The University of Michigan engineering graduate and distance standout talks about what it feels like being this close to Olympic Trials in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Molly Hannis
The University of Tennessee has been on a big upswing, and it’s post-grad program has produced, among others, Christine Magnuson and Davis Tarwater. Current National Team member Molly Hannis
20 Question Tuesday: Josh Prenot
Josh Prenot is coming on strong. He's still ironing out his schedules -- for Olympic Trials, and finishing up his degree in physics next year, as he explains in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Danielle Galyer
Danielle Galyer also won an NCAA title this year in the 200 back as a junior at the University of Kentucky. The team captain talks about life in Lexington, and how her preparation for Olympic Trials is going, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Eva Fabian
Eva Fabian has a run of impressive successes. The National Team member talks about school at Yale, swimming and how she feels as Trials gets closer in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Andrew Gemmell
The 1500 will be among the many exciting races at Olympic Trials. A loaded field led by Olympian Andrew Gemmell, and a host of other distance swimmers. Gemmell talks about his recent Open Water National Championship in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Townley Haas
Townley Haas hit the pool ready to compete for the University of Texas as a freshman. The Richmond native talks about life as a Longhorn, and what he’s working on for Trials, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Lilly King
National Teamer Lilly King took center stage at NCAAs, and didn’t blink in the spotlight. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Claire Adams
Here comes Claire Adams. The backstroker, who signed with the University of Texas and is excited about the fall, is excited now about the upcoming Olympic Trials. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Jack Conger
University of Texas junior and National Teamer Jack Conger helped lead the University of Texas to coach Eddie Reese’s 12th NCAA Championship last weekend. Conger talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Hali Flickinger
A bracket busting of a different kind came at the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Georgia Bulldog Hali Flickinger helped lead the charge. She talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Lindsay Mintenko
Lindsay (Benko) Mintenko made her mark in the Olympics and set a world record in the 400 that lasted three years. She offers insights on this year’s team and lessons she's learned in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Tyler Clary
Don’t look now, but here comes Tyler Clary. Clary knows swimming is his day job through this summer. He hints at what he might be up to after Rio in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Margo Geer
Arizona alum Margo Geer will be in her third Olympic Trials, and she’s hoping the third time is the charm, as she explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Nathan Adrian
Nathan Adrian has a lot going on. The Cal alum talks about his busy and fulfilling life as a professional swimmer and much more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: B.J. (Bedford) Miller
B.J. (Bedford) Miller experienced the lows and highs, in order. She talks swimming, motherhood and career in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
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 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 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