Articles by Coleman Hodges

Coleman’s Carpool: Michael Chadwick going home to Charlotte (Video)

Michael Chadwick was kind enough to take a ride with Coleman the day he was getting ready to leave Columbia, MO. for the summer to return to his hometown of Charlotte

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Coleman’s Carpool: Kara Lynn Joyce talks LEAD Sports Summit (Video)

The LEAD Sports Summit is Kara’s baby; the event she has started from the ground up. It’s the culmination of what she wants to give back to the sport that gave her so much

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Coleman’s Carpool: We talked to (most of) the DeLoof Fam Bam (Video)

You could really tell that Catie, Gabby, Ali, and Richard all have their own personalities and roles in the family. And I didn’t even get to meet Jackie or Mom!

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Top 20 (…+3) Quotes from the Atlanta Pro Swim (Video)

See the top video interview highlights from the Arena Pro Swim in Atlanta. There’s so many good ones, we couldn’t even narrow it down to 20 +1 this time!

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Kevin Cordes: I’ve found a good rhythm in training lately” (Video)

After getting too sick to swim on Friday, Kevin Cordes opted to swim the 100 Breast in Atlanta on Sunday


Melanie Margalis: “My freestyle is on a new level lately” (Video)

Melanie Margalis opened up a big lead on the backstroke leg and continued to extend it throughout the rest of the race, touching 1st in a time of 2:11.43

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Cassidy Bayer: “After my injury, I’m just building confidence” (Video)

Cassidy Bayer, coming off of an injury in the fall, is getting her confidence back 1 race at a time


Lilly King: “This summer I want World Records” (Video)

Lilly King accelerated an early lead of over a second at the 50 wall in 30.74, sailing to the win in a time of 1:06.20


Jacob Pebley embraces pro lifestyle with new sponsors (Video)

Jacob Pebley, in addition to signing with TYR, has branched out to his home state and signed with 2 local brands that represent who he is as an athlete

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Simone breaks down the infamous “0-Breath 50” (Video)

Simone Manuel erased a 21-year-old pool record with a clocking of 24.73 in the women’s 50 free to win by nearly half a second.


Brooke Forde: “I’m realizing I can race these older girls” (Video)

Brooke Forde and Vien Nguyen battled out front for the entire race, with Forde’s final 50 of 31.4 earning her the women’s 400 IM win in 4:43.64


Hali Flickinger: “My swimming will see a different light now” (Video)

Hali Flickinger proved her scratch from the 200 free was worthwhile, jumping out to an early lead in the 200 back final and finishing strong in 2:10.56 for the win


Olivia Smoliga returns to long course after illness (Video)

Olivia Smoliga dropped over three tenths from the morning to take 3rd in the 50 free, respectively

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Chase Kalisz and Ryan Murphy reveal training secrets (Video)

Chase Kalisz and Ryan Murphy go in tandem for an interview where they analyze each others star performances from the Atlanta Pro Swim


Chase Kalisz: “I’m finally back to where I was last year” (Video)

In a very tight field, Chase Kalisz pulled away on the third 50 and held everyone at bay coming home, winning the event in a new best time of 2:10.74

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