Articles by Charlotte Wells

Asheville Girls Post Back-to-Back Wins, Forsyth Boys Snag Victory at NCISAA Division II Champs

The Asheville School girls posted back-to-back victories while Forsyth’s boys won their first state title in school history at the NCISAA Division II Champs.

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Chloe Stepanek Enters Transfer Portal as a 5th Year Grad Transfer

Two-time SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Chloe Stepanek has entered the portal as a 5th year grad transfer after spending the last four years at Texas A&M.

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Kevin Woodhull-Smith Becomes First Head Swim Coach at Northern Kentucky University

Kevin Woodhull-Smith is the first men’s and women’s swimming head coach in school history at Northern Kentucky University; the program kicks off in Fall 2024.

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Did You Know? Australian Swimmer Emma McKeon’s Family History in the Pool

Emma McKeon is Australia’s most decorated Olympian of all time, but did you know that she continues a family legacy of swimming superstars in the sport?

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Western Connecticut State Cuts Men’s and Women’s Swimming

Western Connecticut State University announced that it will cut both men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs at the end of this academic year.

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World Aquatics Hands Chilean Official Marcos Jara Receives 20-Year Ban

The AQIU issued a 20-year ban to Marcos Jara, former president of the Chilean Federation of Aquatics Sport, for misappropriating funds from World Aquatics.

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Two-Time Australian Olympic Swimmer Neil Rogers Dies at 70

Rogers was a five-time Commonwealth medalist in addition to his two appearances at the Olympics in 1972 and 1976.

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Class of 2025 Makes a Splash at Western Zone Senior Championship

Club swimmers from the class of 2025 proved their prowess in the pool by taking down multiple records at the Western Zone Senior Championship.

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Hall of Fame Diver John Deininger Suspended by World Aquatics

Professional diver and founder of U.S. Masters Diving John Deininger has been suspended by AQIU for four months following an infraction committed in May.

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Track and Field Becomes First Olympic Sport to Offer Prize Money to Medal Winners

World Athletics announced that it would offer prize money to Olympic gold medallists in the track and field events, becoming the first Olympic sport to do so.

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Beloved Swim Coach Lash Turville Dies At 85

Former swim coach Lash Turville, who founded the Reno Aquatic Club and established high school swimming programs throughout Nevada, died at age 85.

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Storylines to Watch at the Inaugural Canadian Swimming Open

The Canadian Swimming Open debuts this week, with highly anticipated storylines from many of the top swimmers who will be competing in the run-up to trials.

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Raekwon Noel Topples Records at Middle Atlantic Senior Champs

Indiana University commit Raekwon Noel broke five team records and secured four Summer Juniors cuts at the Middle Atlantic Senior Championships.

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Sara Curtis Breaks World Junior Record in the SCM 50 Back

Sara Curtis breaks three records and sets new World Junior standard in the 50 back at Italy’s National Youth Criteria competition.

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Maine-Native Mandy Sumner Sets World Record for Longest Swim Under Ice

Mandy Sumner set a new Guinness World Record by swimming 75 meters under ice at a freediving event in Norway.

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