Articles by Braden Keith

New York Breakers Add Abbey Harkin, Release 28-Swimmer Roster for Lewisville

The New York Breakers have made a last-minute addition to their roster ahead of their ISL debut this weekend in Lewisville, Texas.

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Fish Out of Water, the SwimSwam Podcast, Episode 4: Ryan Held

Ryan Held, already an Olympic gold medalist, went next-level this summer at US Nationals.

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WATCH: Caeleb Dressel Swim 21.3 in Skins Finale, Other ISL Naples Race Videos

Caeleb Dressel swam back-to-back 21.3s to cruise to victory in the skins race at the end of the ISL meet in Naples, Italy on Sunday.

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Team Standings after Week 2 of the 2019 ISL Season

Sarah Sjostrom and Energy Standard aren’t technically a lock for the Vegas finale yet, but 2-straight wins to open the regular season put them in good shape.

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Siobhan Haughey Breaks Rikako Ikee’s Asian Record in 200 Free (SCM)

Haughey re-broke National Records in the 50, 100, and 200 meter freestyles after doing the same last weekend in Indianapolis, and added the 50 breast too.

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Florent Manaudou Thinks Caeleb Dressel Is the Favorite in the ISL Skins Races

Florent Manaudou, who won the ‘skins’ race at the ISL meet in Indianapolis, thinks Dressel is best-suited for the event in Naples.

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London Roar Receive Huge Boost in Form of Bruno Fratus for Lewisville

Brazilian Bruno Fratus has had a change-of-heart and will join the London Roar, at least in Lewisville, as a threat to win the skins races.

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Swimming Canada Joins US in Withdrawing Swimmers from 2019 Beach Games

Canada has joined the United States in withdrawing its athletes from open water competition at the 2019 ANOC Beach Games (above – Eric Hedlin)

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Texas A&M Announces Upgrades to Swimming & Diving Team Facilities

The new project will feature upgrades to team spaces, including locker rooms, a lounge area, and a snack bar.

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Ben Nigro Out as Head Coach at Niagara after Lawsuit

10 days before its first intercollegiate meet, Niagara University’s swimming team is without any coaches after Ben Nigro’s departure.

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Haley Anderson and Ashley Twichell Withdraw from Inaugural Beach Games

Haley Anderson (above), a 2-time World Champion over 5 kilometers, and Ashley Twichell have withdrawn from the inaugural Beach Games due to safety concerns.

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Coughlin and Ledecky Out, Cordes In for DC Trident at Naples Stop of ISL

The DC Trident will lose big points for their 2nd meet in Naples with no Katie Ledecky, but Kevin Cordes will reinforce the men’s breaststroke group.

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Swimming Canada Will Close Victoria High Performance Centre after 2020 Olympics

Jade Hannah, who has won 5 World Junior Swimming Championships, is among the elite swimmers who currently train at the HPC – Victoria.

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WATCH: Katie Ledecky Break American Record in Women’s 400 SCM Freestyle

Katie Ledecky broke the American Record (and very nearly the World Record) in the women’s 400 meter freestyle on Sunday in Indianapolis.

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FINA Says They Will Recognize World Records from 5 of 7 ISL Meets

If any World Records are swum at the last 5 meets of the 2019 ISL season, FINA says that they will recognize those Records, presuming all rules are followed.

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