Articles by Clara Wodny

Duke Kahanamoku Featured on American Masters Documentary Series

Five time Olympian and world-renowned surfer Duke Kahanamoku is featured on the latest episode of “American Masters”, a PBS documentary series.


Renowned Swim Coach and NCAA Champion Dick Fadgen Dies at 86

Richard Dennis “Dick” Fadgen, 86, died in his home on May 7 after a battle with cancer.


Sweden Announces Five Athlete Roster for the 2022 Para World Championships

Sweden will take a roster of 5 athletes, all female, to the 2022 World Para Swimming Championships in Madeira from June 12-18.

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10 Closest Trials Finishes that Determined the 2022 World Championship Team

The 2022 U.S. World Championship Trials was full of close races- here are the top 10 closest margins that determined who would represent the U.S. at Worlds.


Florida Gators Sweep US Trials Men’s Freestyle Events for the 2nd Straight Year

Caeleb Dressel won the 50 and 100 freestyles at Trials, helping the Florida Gators sweep the men’s freestyle events for the second year in a row.


Owen Ekk drops 25.83 Seconds in 200 IM, ranks 9th among 13-14 year olds

13 year old Owen Ekk dropped 25.83 seconds in the 200m IM last weekend, going a 2:17.20 to rank 9th in the 13-14 age group this year.


USADS Announces 2022 Deaflympics Roster

The USA Deaf Sports Federation recently announced the roster for the 2022 Deaflympics, which will take place from May 1- May 15 in Caxias Do Sul, Brazil.

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Sonny Wang, University of Texas Highlight the 2022 TXLA Long Course Kick Off

Longhorn Aquatics hosted the 2022 TXLA Long Course Kick Off last weekend, highlighted by Sonny Wang and athletes from the University of Texas.

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2022 U.S. Trials: Finke Is the Oldest Entrant in the 1500 at Just 22

University of Florida teammates Bobby Finke and Trey Freeman, both 22 years old, are the oldest entrants in the 1500m freestyle at U.S. Team Trials.


Missouri, Mission Viejo Pros Tune Up for Trials

Several pros from the University of Missouri and the Mission Viejo Nadadores raced last weekend, tuning-up for U.S. International Trials.

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Man Dies Shortly After Completing 23 km Swim Across Cook Strait

Nick Hobson, 41, died shortly after completing the 23 km Cook Strait swim in New Zealand.