Michael Phelps was among a star-studded group of flag-bearers at opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles Saturday.
Dara Torres is a legend in the pool, and that has made her very marketable to brands looking to capitalize on her resume.
Reach your body’s peak performance level by diminishing training volume—enabling your body to recover from the physiological stress of months of heavy training. Literature suggests the taper period should involve a reduction to 40-60% of one’s training volume to maximize performance gains.
This video is a look into the lives of Bucknell swimmers who stayed on campus for the summer to study and train.
It’s a familiar situation; with weeks or days remaining until the big meet a swimmer will develop a seemingly random crisis in confidence. Here is why this happens.
So here is a shoutout to our kids for their unwavering commitment to what happens between the lane lines.
Although the 2014 Commonwealth Games brought €1.1 billion ($1.2 billion) in national gross value to its Scottish hosts, that amount is about equal to what the cost of the games could have achieved through other projects, a Scottish government legacy report says.
Seriously, we’ve all heard it, we’ve all fought it. The dreaded “this is our first call for timers”.
An ongoing study of sporting federations finds that FINA ranks near the bottom of all sports federations in terms of good governance principles.
Following the Feet is an 8-week summer series on SwimSwam. Written by Stina Oakes, the series follows the eight weeks of summer…
Impairing the performances of American opponents and the integrity of sports and competition is not for sale at any price. We won’t stand for it. We won’t permit it.
1. Board members are swim parents, too. They want the best for their swimmers and the team. They’d like some time to enjoy a swim meet and to watch their swimmers race.
For many former competitive swimmers, finding the motivation to return to consistent training after a long and intense career can be challenging.
Michael Phelps, was featured on ESPN’s “My Wish” series tonight with 16 year old swimmer Hailey Cannaday for ESPN’s Partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Cody, owned by Rebecca Soni, is one popular fella on Instagram. Who else owns a loyal side-kick to welcome them home from the pool?