Maya DiRado goes very long underwater in the 400 IM as compared to Caitlin Leverenz, highlighting the different backgrounds of the two swimmers.
Nathan Adrian is entered to swim the 200 free at the 2014 Minneapolis Grand Prix: an event he hasn’t raced officially since 2010.
Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian and Tyler Clary are among a solid group of big-name swimmers set to compete in the Grand Prix opener next week.
The Berekely Dream Boat will be back in action at the Minneapolis Grand Prix as one of several National Team swimmers already committed.
At each meet, $1,000 will be provided for a first-place finish, $600 for second and $200 for third. In addition to the single-event prize money, the overall male and female winners of the season-long Series will earn a $10,000 bonus.
The Minnesota Aquatics Center will play host to the 2014 Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Cal post-grad Caitlin Leverenz earned herself a one-year lease on a BMW in last year’s Grand Prix series. This year, the stakes are even higher.
The highest placing American swimmers in the 2014 Arena Grand Prix Series, Conor Dwyer and Caitlin Leverenz, received the keys to…
With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.
The overall Grand Prix points race had some big finishes come down to the wire, with Conor Dwyer taking the men’s title by a single point and Caitlin Leverenz earning the women’s BMW lease by just a half-point.
“Conor Dwyer, Michael Phelps, and Chase Kalisz all came off the wall dead even at the 150 meter mark…”
Connor Jaeger is one of the premier distance swimmers in the United States. Why he was entered in the morning is a mystery, but he was, and he went a 15:00.97 to win the event.
Cierra Runge dropped 9 seconds to win the women’s 800 freestyle for a new personal best time, 8:26.71.
Leverenz finished with 35 points for the series, just edging National Team teammate Megan Romano for the prize.
Despite battling the sun, Missy Franklin won the women’s 100 backstroke dipping under 1:01 with a time of 1:00.99.