What happens when a former college football player challenges the world’s greatest female swimmer to a swim-off?
Missy Franklin has returned to Denver to train with Todd Schmitz at least through the 2015 World Championships.
Olympic champ and world record-holder Missy Franklin has been quiet on the competition front since her huge NCAA Championships, but she will be jumping into long course season headfirst at next month’s Santa Clara Pro Swim Series, her agent says.
Just a few months into her professional career, Missy Franklin has earned distinction as the world’s 4th-most-marketable athlete in SportsPro’s annual rankings.
Missy Franklin, with a 3.58 GPA in Psychology, has been named to the 2015 CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-District Team.
Swim Mom Donna Hale: “We always hear about what it’s like to be the mom of a Michael Phelps or a Missy Franklin. Truth is most of us mommies travel through this process with ordinary kids with extraordinary passion.”
“Swimmers, know thy swimming history.” Before Michael Phelps, Matt Biondi was USA Swimming’s superstar. Competing at the 1984, 1988 and…
The United States topped the men’s medals table at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona despite the glaring absence of Michael Phelps, and it seems as though this time around the task might prove to be more of a challenge.
Since the 2007-08 season, high school swimming and diving participation has increased by nearly 18%.
The women’s 200 freestyle and 200 butterfly World Records are faster than the Olympic legend Mark Spitz’s former World Records.
WATCH: 2015 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving full day 2, 3 finals including Franklin, Worrell, Manuel records
We’re in the full swing of long course season now, but the NCAA is giving us a trip down memory lane, posting full length video of Friday and Saturday’s finals sessions from the 2015 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
Missy Franklin is one of the fastest swimmers on the planet. Here are 6 things you might not have known about “Missy the Missile.” #3 – She had a cameo in the movie “The Internship.” See video of the cameo here.
Above is a video courtesy of Bear Insider going through a run-down of Missy Franklin’s career thus far.