Posted: 2020-08-09 02:57:49
Each year a group of friends heads out for a week of hiking and camping. Each year they compare gear.  And consider adding something NEW to their kit. In 2020 I was very impressed with Kare...
Posted: 2020-08-09 02:03:02
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Harris Durham from Richardson, Texas will make the journey to Cambridge, Mass in the fall of 2021. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Future...
U.S. Open Finalist Olivia Mendenhall Sends Ve...

U.S. Open Finalist Olivia Mendenhall Sends Verbal Commitment to Arkansas


By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam U.S. Open 100 breast finalist Olivia Mendenhall will join the Razorbacks beginning in the fall of 2021. Read the full story on SwimSwam: U.S. O...
Posted: 2020-08-09 01:15:58
U.S. Open Finalist Olivia Mendenhall Sends Verbal Commitment to Arkansas
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam U.S. Open 100 breast finalist Olivia Mendenhall will join the Razorbacks beginning in the fall of 2021. Read the full story on SwimSwam: U.S. O...
Michael Cotter Swims Class of 2022’s Best 2...

Michael Cotter Swims Class of 2022’s Best 200 Yard Free on Saturday in NC


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Cotter, a rising high school junior, cut half-a-second off his best time in the 200 free on Saturday evening at the TAC Titans Invitational. Read the full story o...
Posted: 2020-08-09 01:12:49
Michael Cotter Swims Class of 2022’s Best 200 Yard Free on Saturday in NC
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Cotter, a rising high school junior, cut half-a-second off his best time in the 200 free on Saturday evening at the TAC Titans Invitational. Read the full story o...
Claire Curzan Becomes Youngest Woman Under 50...

Claire Curzan Becomes Youngest Woman Under 50 Seconds in 100 Butterfly


By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam The 16-year-old clocked a 49.73 to knock off her 50.03 previous best and re-break the 15-16 NAG record. She's now the #5 performer in history. Read the full story...
Posted: 2020-08-08 10:54:58
Claire Curzan Becomes Youngest Woman Under 50 Seconds in 100 Butterfly
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam The 16-year-old clocked a 49.73 to knock off her 50.03 previous best and re-break the 15-16 NAG record. She's now the #5 performer in history. Read the full story...

Posted: 2020-08-08 10:32:13
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Southern California sprinter Katrina Mortenson will join the Crimson in the fall of 2021. Read the full story on SwimSwam: ...
Posted: 2020-08-08 09:59:04
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam McCoy would've won the 200 IM at the 2020 NCAA D2 Champs and placed third in the 400 IM, and she has two years of eligibility remaining. Read the full story on Sw...
Winter Juniors Finalist Luke Fortner Gives Ve...

Winter Juniors Finalist Luke Fortner Gives Verbal Pledge to Purdue


By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Luke Fortner, a Summer Juniors qualifier in the 200 breast, has verbally committed to Purdue University for the class of 2025. Read the full story on SwimSwam: W...
Posted: 2020-08-08 09:40:26
Winter Juniors Finalist Luke Fortner Gives Verbal Pledge to Purdue
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Luke Fortner, a Summer Juniors qualifier in the 200 breast, has verbally committed to Purdue University for the class of 2025. Read the full story on SwimSwam: W...
BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: SET Swimmin...

BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: SET Swimming


By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam Saddleback El Toro (SET) Swimming of Lake Forest, California, is a year-round USA club swimming team of roughly 225 members. Read the full story on S...
Posted: 2020-08-08 07:07:08
BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: SET Swimming
By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam Saddleback El Toro (SET) Swimming of Lake Forest, California, is a year-round USA club swimming team of roughly 225 members. Read the full story on S...
Pepperdine Hires Ellie Monobe as New Head Swi...

Pepperdine Hires Ellie Monobe as New Head Swimming Coach


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Ellie Monobe spent the last 4 seasons as an assistant with UCSB, including last season as the program's associate head coach. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Pep...
Posted: 2020-08-08 06:26:56
Pepperdine Hires Ellie Monobe as New Head Swimming Coach
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Ellie Monobe spent the last 4 seasons as an assistant with UCSB, including last season as the program's associate head coach. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Pep...

Posted: 2020-08-08 04:18:59
By Jack McCormick on SwimSwam Josh Zuchowski dropped 2-seconds off of his best 200 back as Flood Aquatics continued its impressive intrasquad through Day 5 of the meet. Read the full story o...
Posted: 2020-08-08 04:14:46
By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwam El gorro fotografiado, de Jack, el hijo del astronauta Doug Hurley, bien podría ser el primer gorro de natación que se lleva al espacio. Read the full sto...
Sharon Van Rouwendaal, Oro En Río 2016, Camb...

Sharon Van Rouwendaal, Oro En Río 2016, Cambia De Entrenador A Un Año De Tokio


By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwam Alrededor del 17 de agosto, Van Rouwendaal se mudará a Alemana para entrenarse bajo las directivas del alemán Bernd Berkhahn. Read the full story on SwimS...
Posted: 2020-08-08 04:13:51
Sharon Van Rouwendaal, Oro En Río 2016, Cambia De Entrenador A Un Año De Tokio
By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwam Alrededor del 17 de agosto, Van Rouwendaal se mudará a Alemana para entrenarse bajo las directivas del alemán Bernd Berkhahn. Read the full story on SwimS...
MAC Becomes First FBS Conference to Cancel Fa...

MAC Becomes First FBS Conference to Cancel Fall Sports


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam The MAC has become the first conference at the top level of college football to cancel the fall 2020 NCAA sports season. Read the full story on SwimSwam: MAC Beco...
Posted: 2020-08-08 03:48:43
MAC Becomes First FBS Conference to Cancel Fall Sports
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam The MAC has become the first conference at the top level of college football to cancel the fall 2020 NCAA sports season. Read the full story on SwimSwam: MAC Beco...
Wisconsin HS Division I Champion Sydney Stoll...

Wisconsin HS Division I Champion Sydney Stoll Verbals to Illinois


By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam At the 2019 Wisconsin Division I high school state championships, Stoll won the state title in the 500 free and finished third in the 200 free Read the full story...
Posted: 2020-08-08 03:28:46
Wisconsin HS Division I Champion Sydney Stoll Verbals to Illinois
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam At the 2019 Wisconsin Division I high school state championships, Stoll won the state title in the 500 free and finished third in the 200 free Read the full story...

Posted: 2020-08-08 02:04:43
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Hong Kong swimmer Siobhan Haughey has swum under the national and Asian Records in the 200 meter freestyle, though neither swim... Read the full story on SwimSwa...
Posted: 2020-08-08 01:31:43
By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam In Scozia le piscine rimangono chiuse per i semplici amatori o nuotatori non di livello internazionale. Scottish Swimming fa appello al governo Read the full stor...
Princeton’s Coronavirus Response Leads Addi...

Princeton’s Coronavirus Response Leads Addison Smith to Transfer to UNC


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Amid uncertainty about what Princeton's academic and athletic year will look like, Addison Smith has decided to transfer to UNC. Read the full story on SwimSwam: ...
Posted: 2020-08-08 12:51:15
Princeton’s Coronavirus Response Leads Addison Smith to Transfer to UNC
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Amid uncertainty about what Princeton's academic and athletic year will look like, Addison Smith has decided to transfer to UNC. Read the full story on SwimSwam: ...
Katsuhiro Matsumoto, Argento Nei 200 A Gwangj...

Katsuhiro Matsumoto, Argento Nei 200 A Gwangju, Sub 49 Nei 100 Stile


By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Giappone: la medaglia d’argento ai Campionati del Mondo nei 200 stile, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, nuota il tempo di 48.9 ai campionati di categoria Read the full stor...
Posted: 2020-08-08 12:20:27
Katsuhiro Matsumoto, Argento Nei 200 A Gwangju, Sub 49 Nei 100 Stile
By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Giappone: la medaglia d’argento ai Campionati del Mondo nei 200 stile, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, nuota il tempo di 48.9 ai campionati di categoria Read the full stor...
SwimSwam Podcast: Ross Dant Takes Us Through ...

SwimSwam Podcast: Ross Dant Takes Us Through Epic NC State Distance Sets


By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam Now that Dant has made his way to NC State, he's experienced some killer distance workouts that he was kind enough to share with us today. Read the full story o...
Posted: 2020-08-08 12:00:12
SwimSwam Podcast: Ross Dant Takes Us Through Epic NC State Distance Sets
By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam Now that Dant has made his way to NC State, he's experienced some killer distance workouts that he was kind enough to share with us today. Read the full story o...

Posted: 2020-08-08 12:00:04
By Elizabeth Levy on SwimSwam Joseph Schooling became Singapore's first Olympic medalist in swimming when he won the 100 fly at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Read the full story on SwimSwam...
Posted: 2020-08-08 12:00:00
By Dan Dingman on SwimSwam SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily... Read the full story on SwimSw...
Scotland’s Pools See September 14th As Earl...

Scotland’s Pools See September 14th As Earliest Open Date


By Retta Race on SwimSwam The majority of aquatic athletes with the nation of Scotland are set to remain out of the water through at least mid-September. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Sco...
Posted: 2020-08-08 11:31:57
Scotland’s Pools See September 14th As Earliest Open Date
By Retta Race on SwimSwam The majority of aquatic athletes with the nation of Scotland are set to remain out of the water through at least mid-September. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Sco...
Welsh Pools Set To Open On August 10th With ...

Welsh Pools Set To Open On August 10th With ‘Premises Police’


By Retta Race on SwimSwam With pools opening Monday in Wales, the nation's government has empowered local authorities to enforce coronavirus-related protocols. Read the full story on SwimSwa...
Posted: 2020-08-08 10:59:27
Welsh Pools Set To Open On August 10th With ‘Premises Police’
By Retta Race on SwimSwam With pools opening Monday in Wales, the nation's government has empowered local authorities to enforce coronavirus-related protocols. Read the full story on SwimSwa...
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Rings Monument Removed Tem...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Rings Monument Removed Temporarily


By Retta Race on SwimSwam The enormous Tokyo 2020 Olympic rings monument located in Tokyo Bay has been removed this week, with the massive piece moved via a barge. Read the full story on Swi...
Posted: 2020-08-08 10:14:22
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Rings Monument Removed Temporarily
By Retta Race on SwimSwam The enormous Tokyo 2020 Olympic rings monument located in Tokyo Bay has been removed this week, with the massive piece moved via a barge. Read the full story on Swi...

Posted: 2020-08-08 10:00:01
By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam Today’s workout will be a recovery day, allowing you to digest this week's work. Read the full story on SwimSwam: D...
Posted: 2020-08-08 09:48:46
By Retta Race on SwimSwam The 200m free silver medalist at last year's FINA World Aquatic Championships, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, is in action this weekend at the Chiba Prefectural Meet. Read t...
Tweets of the week: Jeremy Clarkson on a Lotu...

Tweets of the week: Jeremy Clarkson on a Lotus and a sleeveless Orlando Bloom


Jeremy Clarkson (Getty)Maybe the oddest cycling picture...in the world...
Posted: 2020-08-08 09:28:31
Tweets of the week: Jeremy Clarkson on a Lotus and a sleeveless Orlando Bloom
Jeremy Clarkson (Getty)Maybe the oddest cycling picture...in the world...
Gennadi Touretski, Leggendario Allenatore Di ...

Gennadi Touretski, Leggendario Allenatore Di Popov, E’ Morto A 71 Anni


By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Gennadi Touretski è morto a 71 anni. Nella sua lunga carriera ha allenato Alexander Popov portandolo a conquistare nove medaglie olimpiche Read the full story on...
Posted: 2020-08-08 05:25:13
Gennadi Touretski, Leggendario Allenatore Di Popov, E’ Morto A 71 Anni
By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Gennadi Touretski è morto a 71 anni. Nella sua lunga carriera ha allenato Alexander Popov portandolo a conquistare nove medaglie olimpiche Read the full story on...
Claire Curzan Swims 21.6 in 50 Free at TAC Ti...

Claire Curzan Swims 21.6 in 50 Free at TAC Titans Invitational


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam After her triple National Age Group Record effort last month, Claire Curzan was back in racing on Friday night in a dual meet against the Marlins of Raleigh. Read...
Posted: 2020-08-08 03:13:10
Claire Curzan Swims 21.6 in 50 Free at TAC Titans Invitational
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam After her triple National Age Group Record effort last month, Claire Curzan was back in racing on Friday night in a dual meet against the Marlins of Raleigh. Read...

Posted: 2020-08-08 01:38:19
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Winter Jrs qualifier Norah Hay has announced her intention to swim for the Utah Utes in 2021-22. Her best backstroke times would already score at Pac-12s. Read t...
Posted: 2020-08-08 12:44:44
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets! Read the full story on SwimSwam: Swimming’s TopTenTweets: I Wonder If You Know How They Live in Tokyo?...
54-Second Breststroker, 44-Second Freestyler ...

54-Second Breststroker, 44-Second Freestyler Arie Voloschin Changes Commitment


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Arie Voloschin, a 2020 Georgia High School State Champion in the 100 free, has changed his commitment from Cincinnati to Georgia. Read the full story on SwimSwam:...
Posted: 2020-08-08 12:01:40
54-Second Breststroker, 44-Second Freestyler Arie Voloschin Changes Commitment
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Arie Voloschin, a 2020 Georgia High School State Champion in the 100 free, has changed his commitment from Cincinnati to Georgia. Read the full story on SwimSwam:...
Brooks Curry Drops 19.7/43.7 Sprint Free Swim...

Brooks Curry Drops 19.7/43.7 Sprint Free Swims at Dynamo Intrasquad


By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam At one of Dynamo Swim Club's post-lockdown meets, Brooks Curry stole the show with two big sprint efforts today in Atlanta. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Broo...
Posted: 2020-08-07 11:33:46
Brooks Curry Drops 19.7/43.7 Sprint Free Swims at Dynamo Intrasquad
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam At one of Dynamo Swim Club's post-lockdown meets, Brooks Curry stole the show with two big sprint efforts today in Atlanta. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Broo...
Gennadi Touretski, Legendary Coach of Alexand...

Gennadi Touretski, Legendary Coach of Alexander Popov, Dies at Age 71


By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam Reports indicate that Touretski had a stroke, and was subsequently put into a medically induced coma, but unfortunately never recovered. Read the full story on...
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:32:19
Gennadi Touretski, Legendary Coach of Alexander Popov, Dies at Age 71
By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam Reports indicate that Touretski had a stroke, and was subsequently put into a medically induced coma, but unfortunately never recovered. Read the full story on...

Posted: 2020-08-07 09:11:19
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Among the current big names at Swimming Canada's High Performance Center - Vancouver are Commonwealth Games medalist Markus Thormeyer, above. Read the full story ...
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:11:19
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Among the current big names at Swimming Canada's High Performance Center - Vancouver are Commonwealth Games medalist Markus Thormeyer, above. Read the full story ...
Stanford Women Pick Up 2x Iowa HS Champion Au...

Stanford Women Pick Up 2x Iowa HS Champion Aurora Roghair for 2021


By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Roghair is coming off of a very successful Iowa high school state championships, where she won state titles in the 200 free (1:48.85) and 500 free (4:50.87). Read...
Posted: 2020-08-07 08:55:45
Stanford Women Pick Up 2x Iowa HS Champion Aurora Roghair for 2021
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Roghair is coming off of a very successful Iowa high school state championships, where she won state titles in the 200 free (1:48.85) and 500 free (4:50.87). Read...
Zach Yeadon Swims First Races Since 2020 ACC ...

Zach Yeadon Swims First Races Since 2020 ACC Championships


By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Yeadon raced two events, the 200 free and 500 free, on Thursday morning, winning both. He hadn't raced since February until yesterday. Read the full story on Swim...
Posted: 2020-08-07 07:44:28
Zach Yeadon Swims First Races Since 2020 ACC Championships
By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Yeadon raced two events, the 200 free and 500 free, on Thursday morning, winning both. He hadn't raced since February until yesterday. Read the full story on Swim...
Free Webinar: Coaching Distance Swimmers With...

Free Webinar: Coaching Distance Swimmers With Olympic Coach Catherine Kase


By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam Join Olympic Head Coach for Marathon Swimming, Catherine Kase, as she talks about developing distance athletes and shares stories from her career. Re...
Posted: 2020-08-07 07:31:07
Free Webinar: Coaching Distance Swimmers With Olympic Coach Catherine Kase
By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam Join Olympic Head Coach for Marathon Swimming, Catherine Kase, as she talks about developing distance athletes and shares stories from her career. Re...

Posted: 2020-08-07 07:28:46
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Lyman was previously the head diving coach at East Carolina, and will be the 2nd new hire as head diving coach in Coley Stickels' (above) 2 years leading the prog...
Posted: 2020-08-07 05:30:30
By Retta Race on SwimSwam When it comes to the 100m freestyle, Italian 14-year-old Lorenzo Galossi is playing for keeps with a monster new lifetime best. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Wat...
United States Aiming to Host 2027 World Unive...

United States Aiming to Host 2027 World University Games


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam According to the head of the United States' liaison organization to the World University Games, a likely scenario is Germany hosting in 2025 and the US in 2027. R...
Posted: 2020-08-07 04:32:16
United States Aiming to Host 2027 World University Games
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam According to the head of the United States' liaison organization to the World University Games, a likely scenario is Germany hosting in 2025 and the US in 2027. R...
Galossi Abbatte Il Muro Dei 52” Nei 100 Sti...

Galossi Abbatte Il Muro Dei 52” Nei 100 Stile Libero: Nuovo Record


By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Galossi record categoria ragazzi 14 anni nei 100 metri stile libero. Dopo aver abbassato il primato nei 200 si riprende anche quello dei 100 Read the full story o...
Posted: 2020-08-07 04:12:36
Galossi Abbatte Il Muro Dei 52” Nei 100 Stile Libero: Nuovo Record
By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam Galossi record categoria ragazzi 14 anni nei 100 metri stile libero. Dopo aver abbassato il primato nei 200 si riprende anche quello dei 100 Read the full story o...
Dressel’s Analysis of the 100 Breaststroke ...

Dressel’s Analysis of the 100 Breaststroke AR Reveals his Versatility


By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam In his fourth race dissect, Caeleb Dressel takes a look at his 100 breaststroke American Record, which is traditionally an “off” event for him. Read the ful...
Posted: 2020-08-07 04:04:46
Dressel’s Analysis of the 100 Breaststroke AR Reveals his Versatility
By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam In his fourth race dissect, Caeleb Dressel takes a look at his 100 breaststroke American Record, which is traditionally an “off” event for him. Read the ful...

Posted: 2020-08-07 03:00:09
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Twice in the past two weeks, Felix Auboeck has smashed a 3:45 in the 400 free, putting himself in the hunt for a rare Austrian Olympic swimming medal. Read the...
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:49:17
By Tomas Rodriguez on SwimSwam In an exclusive interview with SwimSwam, two-time U.S. national champion Becca Mann revealed what screenplay projects she has been working on. Read the full st...
Noah Sipowski Goes Sub-21 in the 50 Free for ...

Noah Sipowski Goes Sub-21 in the 50 Free for First Time at Flood Aquatics Day 4


By Jack McCormick on SwimSwam Sipowski swam a 20.76 as part of another flood of best times for Flood Aquatics swimmers on day 4 of their unsanctioned intrasquad meet. Read the full story on ...
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:37:46
Noah Sipowski Goes Sub-21 in the 50 Free for First Time at Flood Aquatics Day 4
By Jack McCormick on SwimSwam Sipowski swam a 20.76 as part of another flood of best times for Flood Aquatics swimmers on day 4 of their unsanctioned intrasquad meet. Read the full story on ...
Claire Curzan Back in Action at TAC Titans In...

Claire Curzan Back in Action at TAC Titans Invite This Weekend


By Braden Keith on SwimSwam After breaking a trio of National Age Group Records in her first meet post-quarantine, Claire Curzan will race again this weekend as TAC takes on MOR. Read the fu...
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:30:41
Claire Curzan Back in Action at TAC Titans Invite This Weekend
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam After breaking a trio of National Age Group Records in her first meet post-quarantine, Claire Curzan will race again this weekend as TAC takes on MOR. Read the fu...
Future USC Trojan Danny Syrkin Posts 19.99 50...

Future USC Trojan Danny Syrkin Posts 19.99 50 Free in Unofficial Time Trial


By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam 19.99 would have been the 3rd fastest time on USC's roster last year, seemingly setting Syrkin up to compete on the Trojans' 200 free relay. Read the full stor...
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:27:48
Future USC Trojan Danny Syrkin Posts 19.99 50 Free in Unofficial Time Trial
By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam 19.99 would have been the 3rd fastest time on USC's roster last year, seemingly setting Syrkin up to compete on the Trojans' 200 free relay. Read the full stor...