Articles by Anne Lepesant

Race Video: Men’s 50 Free Final -or Fly, your choice- at LA Invite

There was a lot of splashing-and-dashing going on, and not all of it was freestyle. Watch the video to see the men’s 50 free final from LA Invite.


Race Video: Women’s 50 Free Final at LA Invite – Australia’s Kukla 25.36

Abbey Weitzeil finished third in the women’s 50 free final at Los Angeles Invitational. Australia’s Yolane Kukla got the win in 25.36.

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Race Video: Men’s 200 Breast Final at LA Invite – The Return of Kitajima

Meet record-holder Kosuke Kitajima was back at USC for the Los Angeles Invite. Anton McKee won the 200 breast and established a new record of 2:10.72.


Race Video: Men’s 200 Free at LA Invite – Sukhorukov, Herzog, Quintero

The men’s 200 final at Los Angeles Invitational featured a great finish from internationals Alexander Sukhorukov, Kurt Herzog, and Cristian Quintero.


Race Video: Women’s 200 IM Final at LA Invite – DiRado vs Leverenz

Watch Maya DiRado and Caitlin Leverenz battle it out in the middle lanes for the 200 IM title at LA Invite.


Vote for KU’s Miller, WVU’s Bohman as Big 12 Athlete of the Year

Vote for fellow swimmers Chelsie Miller and Bryce Bohman, the only swimming and diving athletes nominated for Big 12 Athlete of the Year.

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LA Invite Day 3 Finals: The Australian Invasion Continues

The sun came out for finals at USC’s Uytengsu Aquatics Center for Day Three of the Los Angeles Invitational.


2014 LA Invite Day 3 Prelims: Adrian Rocks Prelims with a 21.90; Coughlin Shines

Josh Prenot of California Aquatics was among the “A” final qualifiers in the men’s 400 IM at Los Angeles Invitational.


Race Video: Watch Nathan Adrian Rip a 21.90 in Prelims at LA Invite

Nathan Adrian was pleased with his 21.90 morning swim at Los Angeles Invitational. See how it unfolded here.


Video Interview: Nathan Adrian Scratches 50 Free, Talks with SwimSwam Before Leaving LA Invite

Nathan Adrian scratched Saturday’s finals at LA Invite and headed back to Northern California. But first he took some time to discuss his road to Nationals with SwimSwam’s Anne Lepesant.


Race Video: Nathan Adrian Crushes Field in 100 Free at LA Invite

Nathan Adrian smoked the field from lane 8, winning the men’s 100 free in 48.32 at Los Angeles Invitational on Friday, July 18.


Race Video: Matt Grevers Winning 100 Free Consols at LA Invite

Matt Grevers won the consolation final of the men’s 100 free at Los Angeles Invitational with 51.08.

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Race Video: Watch Missy Franklin Win the 100 Free at LA Invite with Meet Record 54.52

Missy Franklin won the 100 free at Los Angeles Invitational with a meet record of 54.52 on Friday.


Photo Vault: 2014 LA Invite Part 1

Margo Geer is one of the many stars out in Southern California for the Los Angeles Invitational at USC.

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2014 LA Invite Day 2 Finals: Franklin and Leverenz Both Double

2014 LA Invite Thursday, July 17th-Sunday, July 20th Thursday 4PM, Friday-Sunday Finals 8:30AM/Finals 5PM (Pacific Time) Uytengsyu Aquatics Facility, University…


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