Yoga for Swimmers: A Short Sequence for Shoulders

The following is a short sequence of poses that promote both greater shoulder stability and mobility…

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Olivier Leroy

7 Things Fast Swimmers Do That You Should Do Too

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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Bob Bowman Hires Misty Hyman As New Assistant Coach At Arizona State

“I didn’t know we could get a candidate that is this exceptional” – Bob Bowman


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In Briefs 05/29/15: Australian News, Swiss Swimmer Honored, Guyana Announces Pan Am Roster

Today’s “In Briefs” highlights the Australian Sports Commission’s lack of women within its own ranks, among other global news stories.

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Hosszu, Lochte, Moller Pedersen among huge names to compete at Mare Nostrum in Monaco

The Mare Nostrum series’ Monaco stop – the final stop on the tour – has posted start lists that include some huge names, including the Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu, the American SwimMAC contingent led by Ryan Lochte, and the rising group of Danish women including world record-holder Rikke Moller Pedersen.

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Kawecki wins again on day 2 of Polish Nationals, completes backstroke double

Former European Champion Radoslaw Kawecki continued to roll at Polish Nationals this week, winning the 100 back on day 2 after taking the 200 on day 1.

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Exciting Races to Come Over the Next Two Days at the Bergen Swim Festival

After the first day of prelims at the Bergen Swim Festival the semi-finals and finals should include some exciting racing…

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Brianna Leverenz, Recovering from Surgery, Commits to Tennessee Volunteers

Brianna Leverenz, who is recovering from spinal surgery, has committed to the Tennessee Volunteers.

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The Late Alexander Dale Oen Honored with Statue in Hometown

Hungarian swimmer, Daniel Gyurta, was present at the ceremony honoring the late Alexander Dale Oen, the Norwegian swimmer who tragically passed away on May 1, 2012.

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The Top 9 Swimming Pool Games: #3 Sharks and Minnows

Disclaimer: SwimSwam does not endorse all of these swimming pool games. Some are dangerous. Some, which are not so dangerous, will, however, enrage lifeguards and probably get you booted from your community pool.

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Stephanie Rice moves to Los Angeles, launching eBook, retreat series and more

Retired Australian triple-Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Rice is launching the next phase of her career from Los Angeles, focusing on holistic health and all-around well-being.

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Vermont’s Chevalier and Feierabend Named America East Presidential Scholar-Athletes

University of Vermont seniors Sam Chevalier and Ilsa Feierabend were named America East Presidential Scholar-Athletes.

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8 Ways to Develop Self-Discipline for Swimmers

Self-discipline, self-control or willpower, there are numerous ways to label what it is to have the mindset and fortitude to do the things that you have to do, even when you simply don’t feel like it or feel up to it.

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Duke Women Land Another Huge 2016 Commit, Suzanne Dolan from Machine Aquatics

Suzanne Dolan is the second 2016 commit to Duke before the open contact period has even begun.

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Sharkfest Swims Come to the Midwest

The presence of sharks is no longer limited to oceanic waters – there are sharks everywhere! And, this summer, you’ll find them in two Midwest locations – Chicago and Indianapolis.

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John Coates re-elected as ICAS President

On the occasion of its 43rd meeting, held in Lausanne (Switzerland), the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) elected Mr John Coates (Australia) as President of ICAS for the period 2015-2018.

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Swimmers Need to Bone up on Newton’s Laws of Motion

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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