Articles by Braden Keith

Laura Barito Completes Swimming, Track National Championship Double at Stevens

Swimmers are amphibious creatures. It’s often joked on pool decks, when a swimmer twists their ankle or bruises their thigh,…

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Lebherz Downs German 400 IM Record on Day 1 in Deutschland

Domestically, the big story surrounding German Nationals is going to be one we’ve seen in many other countries this qualification…

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Filling in the Holes of the Top 100 Female Recruits in the Class of 2011

The best part about college athletics is the recruiting system. Every year, every team has a chance at landing that…

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Smit Caps Impressive Meet With Career (Textile) Best in 100 free, Win in 100 Back

After what has been a very fast meet thus far, the Speedo Grand Challenge sort of fizzled out on the…

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Addition of Dave Walters Pushes USC Olympian Count to 22

If you walk around the McDonald’s Swim Center on the USC campus, something striking will stand out: the preponderance of…

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Smit Breaks Two Meet Records on Day Two of Speedo Grand Challenge

After two runner-up finishes on the first day of the 2011 Speedo Grand Challenge, Julia Smit came out hard on…

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In Briefs: Maggie Meyer Joins Hansen in Arizona

Maggie Meyer – the 2011 NCAA Champion in the 200 back and a 2009-2010 USA National Teamer – has joined…

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Efmiova Leads Trojan Charge on Day 1 of Speedo Grand Challenge

The Speedo Grand Challenge is a unique sort of meet. It features  four-swimmer A-finals (which has caught on more quickly…

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In Briefs: Speedo Grand Challenge Psych Sheets and Events to Watch

The Speedo Grand Challenge begins this morning out at Irvine’s William Wollett Aquatics Center, site of last year’s USA Swimming…

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British Swimmers Will Have Two Chances to Qualify for 2012 Olympics

In the second bit of quirkiness surrounding the 2012 British Olympic Trials, the British Swimming Association (in conjunction with the…

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Poll Results: Nolan the Most Likely Male to Make 2012 Olympics Berth

In a not-unexpected result, David Nolan ran away with our latest vote that asked “which current male high school swimmer…

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In Briefs: Hansen, Rice, Seebohm Confirmed for Santa Clara GP Appearances

The Santa Clara Grand Prix, which runs from June 15th-19th, is one of the world’s final leadups to the FINA…

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In Briefs: Speedo, USA Swimming, CDC Sponsor Fan Contests For Swimmers

Do you like swimming? If not, you’re probably not reading this website. Do you love prizes? If not, then you’re…

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In Briefs: Magnussen Calls Adelaide Aussie Trials "a Joke"

Australia’s James Magnussen, who in the pool seems destined to be the “next big thing” in Australian swimming, certainly isn’t…

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Czerniak Makes Final Mark on TYR World Rankings On Day 4 in Poland

The 2011 Polish National Championships wrapped up yesterday from Ostrowiec SW, with several more swimmers earning themselves automatic qualifying times…

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