Articles by Anne Lepesant

French Open Day 1: Hosszu Triples; Verraszto Doubles; Magnussen Impresses in Vichy

With some of France’s top stars absent, it was an international free-for-all at the French Open. Katinka Hosszu won three events and David Verraszto, two; James Magnussen had a solid 100 free; and Lauren Boyle broke the meet record in the 800.

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Portrait of a (Swimming) Patriot

“Ultimately I am grateful that smart, mature kids will come to the Academy and choose to serve their country in the armed forces. When you think about it we as a country really need the best and brightest to make the tough decisions that will undoubtedly face us in the decades ahead.” –Casey Converse, US Air Force Academy

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 7/2/2014

The long course season is heating up, and we had some terrific swims during the weekend of June 27-29, 2014….

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The Other Camille is Out, Too – Camille Muffat Leaves Vichy on the Eve of the French Open

After Camille Lacourt’s announcement, French superstar Camille Muffat, of Olympic Nice Natation, has withdrawn from this weekend’s French Open as…

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Lacourt Pulls Out of French Open, Citing Ongoing Hip Pain

French national team member Camille Lacourt, who swims for Cercle des Nageurs de Marseille, has dropped out of this weekend’s…

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 6/25/2014

There have been a lot of early-season best times already, from all corners of the country. See who made our…

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Bucknell Men’s Swimming and Diving Welcomes Seven Newcomers in 2014-15

Kinney Natatorium will be the new home of seven scholar-athletes for the 2014-15 season.

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Bucknell Women’s Swimming and Diving Announces Eleven-Person Recruiting Class for 2014-15

Eight swimmers and three divers will soon be joining the Bucknell women’s swimming and diving team for the 2014-15 season.

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2014 COMEN Cup Wraps Up in Israel – Italy Grabs Both Boys’ and Girls’ Team Titles

Wingate Institute -Israel’s National Center for Physical Education and Sport- in Netanya, was home to the 2014 COMEN Cup.

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Cornell Men’s Swimming and Diving Introduces Class of 2018

The Cornell men’s swimming and diving program announces their class of 2018, made up of ten swimmers and two divers representing nine states and three countries.

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Cornell Women’s Swimming and Diving Introduces Class of 2018

The Cornell women’s swimming and diving program will enroll nine student-athletes -seven swimmers and two divers- to make up the Class of 2018.

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Irvine Novaquatics Boys 13-14 800 Free Relay Breaks NAG at Southern California’s June Age Group Meet

The Irvine Novaquatics 13-14 boys 800 free relay broke a national age group record by 4.1 seconds at Southern California’s June Age Group Championships. Photo: Dean Hitchens

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 6/18/2014

A lot of new names had some great swims during the weekend of June 13-15, 2014. Below are our picks…

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Photo Vault from Shore: Men’s 5K at 2014 Open Water Nationals

Open water swimming doesn’t get much better than this. It was a perfect day for racing: warm without being hot,…

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Yale Men’s Swim and Dive Welcomes Fast Incoming Class

The Bulldogs announced a strong incoming class of 2018, including eight swimmers and one diver from six U.S. states and two foreign countries.

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