Alexander Dale Oen

A Breaststroke Kick to the Gut: The Day We All Woke Up to News that Alexander Dale Oen Had Died

When I woke up this morning, May 1st, 2014, I had a bit of a gut-wrenched feeling. I couldn’t exactly…

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Daniel Gyurta Receives International Fair Play Award at UNESCO

Daniel Gyurta of Hungary received an award from the United Nations in honor of his tribute to Alexander Dale Oen.

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Cameron van der Burgh talks after SA Nationals; Discusses Rules Changes

The Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder discusses, SA Nationals, upcoming meets, and the proposed rule changes for breaststroke.

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Van Der Burgh Flying Out to Norway; Will Miss Finals of 100 Breaststroke

The pool on Tuesday in Port Elizabeth before swimmers got in for warmup showed some improvements. (Photo Courtesy: Karien Jonckheere)

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Sprint News 1/15/13: Lasco Breaks Old Record; Dutch Star Retires; Meet Named for Dale Oen

Destin Lasco is breaking more records at one of his favorite pools, the Gloucester Institute of Technology. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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No Trials at Trials, plus a Preview of This Weekend’s Trials

Garrett reports: USA Swimming cutting time trials at Olympic Trials and a quick preview of Paralympic Trials.

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Medical Examiner Releases Final Report on Dale Oen

“Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease is the official cause of death.” (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Adlington One of Four Mare Nostrum Record Breakers on Day 1 in Barcelona

Rebecca Adlington quieted her critics on day 1 of the 2012 Mare Nostrum Series with a scorching 800 free (Photo Courtesy: Kierra Smith)

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Sprint News 6/1/12: Iceland Accepts Olympic Invite; Adrian Scratches Finals

Nathan Adrian dropped a bomb in prelims of the GP, but won’t swim finals. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Norwegians Honor Oen With Two Titles on Day 5

“Much like Dale Oen lifted his country from tragedy at last year’s World Championships, we heard echoed from his former teammates that they would do the same – band together and lift each other up now that he is gone.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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17 year old Gregorio Paltrinieri going the distance at Euro Champs

Garrett recaps day 3 from Debrecen, plus some college swimming news and more love for swimming on NBC.

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Alexander Dale Oen Honored on His Birthday

There was a bit of an understandable pall cast across the Debrecen Swimming Pool Complex on the first day of…

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European Championship Start Lists Posted

Katinka Hosszu is one of the few swimmers entered in a full schedule at this week’s European Championships.

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Alexander Dale Oen, reflections from his fellow countrymen…

Many of us ask the question, why? How could life take such a hero…a man who decided to lift his…

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Sad Stretch for Swimming

With the deaths of Alexander Dale Oen and Ron Ballatore coming just 4 days apart, it’s been a rough week for swim fans.

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