Nathan Adrian: Enjoying Life More than Ever
As the reigning Olympic champion, Nathan Adrian knows he will have a huge target on his back this summer, first at the Phillips 66 USA Swimming National Championships, then in Barcelona.
Catching Up with Mary DeScenza Mohler
Even though she and her family have been back in the United States since early May, in many ways, Mary DeScenza Mohler’s heart is still in Japan.
20 Question Tuesday by Bob Schaller
20 Question Tuesday: Alex Meyer
20 Question Tuesday: Clark Burckle
An bicycle accident was a huge setback to Alex Meyer as he trained for the 2012 Olympics after making the team, but he still finished top 10 in the world in London. The Harvard alum talks about making up for lost time, but never looking back, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Emily Brunemann
Clark Burckle has figured a lot of things out in the past few years. The former University of Florida standout went to the Arizona post-grad program, and finaled at the Olympics in the 200 breaststroke. He talks about that, and the amazing opportunity in front of him, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Jack Bauerle
Emily Brunemann continues to find herself on the podium at open water events. Though she was disappointed, missing out on an Olympic berth, she has used it in a positive way to push herself forward. She has also returned to her alma mater, which is among the items she explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
20 Question Tuesday: Carol Capitani
The Jack Bauerle coaching tree is pretty impressive, and so is what his Bulldogs continue to do in the pool. When he’s not coaching or assisting the Olympic and National Teams, the University of Georgia coach is winning NCAA titles or coming close, and he explains why both mean a lot in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Carol Capitani has joined the elite ranks of women head coaches, leading the University of Texas program. The Cal alum talks about the exciting challenges she faces, and just how awesome the city of Austin is, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
The Buzz by Mike Gustafson
Outside the Box: Erica Rose
Michigan's Distance Program: Part One
Erica Rose knows preparation. World champion in the 5k by age 15, Rose has been one of the most dominant open water marathon swimmers in the past fifteen years.
The Buzz: Kaitlyn Jones and the National Independent School Record
They are competitors. They are athletes who swim against each other not just every day in practice, but on the ultimate stage at the Olympic Trials. But they are also teammates.
The Buzz: A Public School National Record
A few weeks before the 2013 Delaware High School State Championships, senior Kaitlyn Jones wasn’t even sure she would swim the 200 IM. Then, when Missy Franklin broke the national independent school record, Tatnall High’s Jones told her coach about Missy’s new record, “I could get that.” Her coach agreed.
Touch the Wall
It is the finals of the 100 yard butterfly. Hundreds of spectators and swimmers are packed like sardines into New Trier High School at the Illinois High School State Championships for a showdown that was anticipated all season.
For years – decades even – the sport of swimming has never had a great “swimming movie.” But there’s a new documentary on the horizon that could depict the sport in its truest form.