Articles by Coleman Hodges

Kyle Chalmers: I dropped out of school for this (Video)

In an amazing turn of events towards the end of the race Australian Kyle Chalmers got his hand on the wall first to become Australia’s first 100m freestyle Olympic champion in 48-years at just 18-years-old.

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Aussie 4×200 Women: We tried to pull a Kyle Chalmers (Video)

Seeing teammate Kyle Chalmers win the men’s 100 Free just moments before the women dove in for their relay certainly inspired them in more ways than one

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Allison Schmitt: I’m just soaking it all in (Video)

Allison Schmitt led off a golden 800 Free Relay in Rio for the United States last night

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Watch: Chalmers, Timmers, Adrian Post 100 Free Press Conference

Hear what the medalists in the 100 Freestyle had to say after their extremely close race

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Dwyer/Haas Full Press Conference post 800 Free Relay (Video)

The most dominant swim of Olympic night four was a classic.

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Ruta Meilutyte speaks out against Yulia Efimova (Video)

Former olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte praises Lily King for saying “what everyone else is thinking”

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor gives insightful press conference (Video)

O’Connor managed to hold on for the silver medal, touching in at 2:06.88 to record her personal best time in the 200 IM.

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Miller: That was the fastest heat of breaststroke in history (Video)

Aside from Peaty’s world record, there were 3 swimmers under 59 and all 8 competitors snuck under 1:00.

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Dana Vollmer: I did what I set out to do (Video)

Defending Olympic champion Dana Vollmer managed to get on the podium. Vollmer was a 56.63 to take the bronze.

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Ledecky: After 2013 my goal was 3:56 or better (Video)

Ledecky was outstanding, reminiscent of a 2007-2008 Michael Phelps, beating the world record line by over a body length and finishing several body-lengths ahead of second place

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Peaty: Hopefully there’s many more boundaries to be broken (Video)

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty absolutely demolished what anyone in the world thought was possible in the 100m breaststroke.

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Sarah Sjostrom: “I had doubts all the time” (Video)

As expected, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom absolutely dominated the field here in Rio in the 100m butterfly

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James Magnussen: We’re thrilled with a bronze medal (Video)

Australia, after not even medaling in the 400 Free Relay in London, managed to make it onto the podium this time around with a 3rd place finish

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Held finds guidance in teammates Phelps, Adrian (Video)

The Americans finally were able to redeem themselves after losing the Olympic gold to the French at the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Kalisz: “I have no regrets from that race” (Video)

Kalisz managed to swim up to Hagino’s hip, but couldn’t get any farther than that as Hagino held him off in order to win his first Olympic gold medal

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