20 Question Extra: Cullen Jones
Whether Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones is blazing a path in the pool, or outside it, inspiring swimmers, he loves his life in the water. Jones talks about that and more in this 20 Question Extra.
Simone Manuel: Doing What She Loves
Last March at NCAA Championships, Simone Manuel stood atop the podium flanked by Lia Neal and Natalie Hinds after the final of the 100 freestyle.
20 Question Extra: Natalie Hinds
Natalie Hinds moved to the front as she moved toward the end of her college career -- and she’s not done yet. Hinds talks about finishing her college career and more in this 20 Question Extra.
Hinds Hopes for Memorable Last SEC as Gator
So tired. So ready. So restless. So mentally focused. In other words, so tapered. Natalie Hinds is gearing up for her final SEC Championship meet.
20 Question Extra: Lia Neal
Since her bronze as a teen at the 2012 Olympics in London, Lia Neal has been earning medals, mostly gold, and making history. She talks about that and more in this 20 Question Extra.
20 Question Extra: Simone Manuel
Stanford’s Simone Manuel started pioneering a path as a teenager. The Texas native lead a podium sweep at NCAAs. She explains her feeling about diversity, and her role in pushing the sport -- and the country -- forward, in this week’s 20 Question Extra.
Trotman Continues to Guide and Inspire Young Minority Swimmers
Robert Trotman has been involved with the sport of swimming for more than 50 years in every role, from swimmer and lifeguard, to becoming one of the most prominent minority-serving coaches in the history of swimming.
Cullen Jones on Being a Role Model in the African-American Community
Four time Olympic Medalist, Cullen Jones, discusses what it means being a role model and an Olympic champion in the African-American community despite the misconceptions and stereotypes that swimmers of color face.
Maritza Correia McClendon: “I’m Proud to be the First, but I Don’t Want to be the Last.”
Long before Maritza Correia made history on the pool deck in Athens in 2004, a conversation in a doctor’s office when she was six years old charted her course.
Nic Askew 'Relatable and Passionate' as Coach at Howard University
When Howard University was looking for new swimming and diving head coach, the school’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics had to look no further than the wall in the pool.
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.