22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps will make his official comeback at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. But that’s far from the only storyline to watch at this week’s battle in the desert.
The national tour will feature appearances by newly appointed USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors: three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Ervin (featured image), and returning this year are four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans and swimming legend Rowdy Gaines.
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Michael Phelps is entered in three events in his first meet since the 2012 London Olympics. He will be swimming the 100 butterfly, the 50 freestyle, and the 100 freestyle and the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
Nathan Adrian is just one of many California pros entered in the U.S. Masters National Championship, to be held in Santa Clara in May.
Olympians Nathan Adrian and Conor Dwyer will headline the USA National Team Alumni Social held on site at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Saturday right after prelims in Austin, Texas.
Both camps are led by the top coaches in the world, Bruce Gemmell for the Adult Camp and David Marsh and Todd Schmitz for the Youth Camp, and feature special guest Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian, Anthony Ervin, Rowdy Gaines and Mel Stewart.
Team Speedo stars Ryan Lochte, Natalie Coughlin, Cullen Jones, Nathan Adrian, Jessica Hardy and Tyler Clary descended on Los Angeles in late February for Speedo’s 2015 Performance Catalog and Product Photo Shoot, which was held at the Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center.
Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian has been inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame, which is designed to honor Americans of Asian and Pacific decent.
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Men’s 50 Freestyle – FINAL – 2014 Austin Grand Prix – reported by Jared Anderson / SwimSwam Much like the…
Adrian won the race from an outside lane, leading wire-to-wire to put up a great time against a stacked field.
Dwyer executes an odd double at the Arena Grand Prix in Austin, 100 free and 200 breast, but handles it with ease with his NBAC base of training.