Articles by Braden Keith

14-Year Old JoJo Ramey Hits Olympic Trials Standard in 200 Back Time Trial

Racing in a long course time trial on Tuesday before the start of the Winter Junior Championships – East, 14-year old JoJo Ramey booked her ticket to Omaha.


Adam Chaney Scheduled to Make Winter Juniors Debut on Friday (HEAT SHEETS)

University of Florida commit is scheduled to swim 3 races on Friday after missing the 50 free on Thursday, where he was the #1 seed.

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SwimSwam’s 2019 International Swimming League “All-Eliminated” Team

A number of stars will be absent from the ISL finale in Las Vegas next weekend, including Katinka Hosszu (above) and Vlad Morozov, both meet MVPs.


Wyatt Davis, Ella Welch Scratch C Finals at Winter Juniors – East

Both Wyatt Davis (above) and Ella Welch have A finals to swim in other events on Thursday evening at the Winter Junior Championships – East.

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Ethan Heasley Scratches 200 IM to Focus on 500 Free at WJ-West (Heat Sheets)

Junior National Team swimmer and University of Texas commit Ethan Heasley has dropped the 200 IM to focus on the 500 free on Thursday.

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Thomas Heilman Breaks 2 More National Age Group Records to Wrap Weekend Meet

12-year old Thomas Heilman broke National Age Group Records in 5 events this weekend at the YOTA Capital Classic in North Carolina.


Top Seed Adam Chaney Out of 50 Free at Winter Juniors – East (PSYCH SHEETS)

Adam Chaney won’t race until Friday, while Claire Curzan (above) is expected to make her debut on Thursday morning in the women’s 50 free.


Axxela, LLC Buys Spire Institute with Plans to Expand Swimming Programs

The Spire Institute, 45 miles east of Cleveland, is scheduled to host the 2020 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships.


FINA Expands Open Water World Series to 11 Stops in 2020

After an 8-stop series in 2018 and a 9-stop series in 2019, FINA will host 11 stops in the 2020 Marathon Swimming World Series, including Hong Kong (above).


Queensland, Australia Announces Bid for 2032 Olympic Games

Queensland has launched a bid that will see multiple cities jointly host the Games, including the state capital of Brisbane (above) and the Gold Coast.


Cali Condors Unveil Roster for 2019 International Swimming League Finale

Caeleb Dressel, already with 2 meet MVP awards in the 2019 ISL season, will lead the Cali Condors into the Las Vegas finale.


Psych Sheets for 2019 Winter Juniors – West Championships

Last week’s U.S. Open champion in the 200 meter backstroke Isabelle Stadden is scheduled to race at the Winter Junior Championships – West meet this week.


Psych Sheets for 2019 Winter Juniors – East Championships

Claire Curzan (above) missed last week’s U.S. Open while sick, but is expected to be good-to-go at the Winter Junior Championships – East this week.


UW-Eau Claire’s Collin Miller Breaks NCAA Division III Record in 100 IM

UW Eau Claire raced their mid-season invite this weekend, and Collin Miller came away with a new NCAA Division III record.


WADA Executive Committee Endorses Non-Compliance, Olympic Ban for Russia

Pending appeal, consequences include losing hosting rights and special criteria for athletes to compete at major events, including the Olympic Games.


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