Michael Andrew swam a 19.85 in the 50 yard free on Saturday night at the Jenks Sectional in Oklahoma, breaking the National Age Group Record that seems to, ironically, have been the hardest for him to get at the 13-14 level (among his wheelhouse events, at least).
Every swimmer gets the taper blues at some point. How you handle that part of your taper can help or hurt your mental game leading into a big meet.
TYR Sport today announced the addition of World Championship Silver Medalist Michael McBroom to Team TYR.
When you’re competing for a team championship, each event contributes points to the team total. Conference meets pack all the events into three-and-a-half days while NCAA’s squeeze everything into three days. (Featured Image: University of Michigan 2013 NCAA Team Title)
UMBC freshman swimmer Emily Escobedo (New Rochelle, N.Y./Maria Regina) has become the third UMBC female swimmer, and fourth overall, to advance to…
Record-setting open water swimmer Diana Nyad is among the celebrities featured on the upcoming 18th season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’.
Alyssa Haidet of the Westerville Aquatic Club stepped behind the blocks for her 200 breaststroke swim on Saturday evening at the Tim Myers Ohio Senior Championship at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio just looking for a good swim. She hadn’t, afterall, been a best time in the 200 breaststroke in two years.
2012 Olympic medalist, Nick Thoman, explains how you can improve your catch in backstroke with the Two Scoops Backstroke Drill.
Sometimes we (SwimSwam) get emails that just make us smile. The one below from Taylor Counter is my favorite so far this month. Swim coaches are sacred my in my opinion, so meaningful in our lives, and Taylor clearly feels the same way.
Haley Anderson, Olympic medalist: “There’s no point focusing on the things you can’t change. So just focus on all the hard work and time you have dedicated and trust in that work to shine through when the time comes to race.”
World Championship representative Chelsea Gubecka is on a golden run after taking out the girl’s 15 years Australian Age open water title…
“It’s an honor to be representing the TYR brand alongside so many incredible athletes,” said Twichell. “I’m so excited to be a part of this family, and I can’t wait to see what the future has in store.”
East Carolina swept the Conference USA Swimmer and Diver of the Week honors as junior Lauren Chew and senior Colleen Jones helped the Pirates…
“Being able to call myself a professional athlete is something that I’ve wanted my entire life and during my swimming career, so I am thrilled to be a part of Team TYR,” said Lauren Perdue.