Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

Rio Olympic Test Event Showed Same Pool Bias (2.0)

Barry Revzin goes even more in depth on the Rio pool, sharing his data.


2016 YMCA Long Course Nationals Video-Produced by Hickory Swimming

This video was produced by Hickory Foundation YMCA’s Emmaline Peterson who was also the 1500 freestyle champion at this summers YMCA Long Course Nationals.


Katie Ledecky Belongs With Bob Beamon and Secretariat

Charles Hartley writes about why Katie Ledecky belongs in the same category as Bob Beamon and Secretariat.


From a Week of Pride, to a Week of Shame for U.S. Olympic Swimming

Charles Hartley expresses that we should go back to the American pride we had just a week ago, and stop talking about Ryan Lochte.


SwimMom Musings: And Now There’s College Looming

Now that the excitement of Olympic swimming is claiming down, college recruiting is right around the corner. Here are tips on making the most out of this experience for coaches, parents and prospective student-athletes.


6 Thoughts for Swim Parents About Positive Attitudes

Swimming can seem to be a mental sport sometimes; here are some tips to help your child keep a positive attitude.


Was There a Problem with the Rio Pool?

Barry Revzin shares with us how he feels there may be a problem with the Rio pool.


Female British Breaststrokers’ World Class Progress

Rachael Solway felt that the coverage of the Rio Olympics swimming, particularly on Swim Swam, inspired her to write articles on the performances of many of her ex-teammates and other British athletes.

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Shouts From the Stands: Performance Enhancing Drugs

Steve Schade explains his opinion on performance enhancing drugs (PED).


Most Dominant Swims of the 2016 Olympic Games Days 7 and 8

Daily Dominance is the best way to describe the swimming competition in Rio.


Training for Judd Cribbs First 50 Freestyle

Judd Cribbs shares with us how is 11 month training has been, and if he has finally been able to conquer the flip turn, and the compete in the 50 free.


5 Most Unforgettable Moments By U.S. Olympic Swimmers

Reminisce with Charles Hartley on the top 5 most unforgettable swimming moments of the 2016 Rio Olympics.


Team Great Britain Swimming Heroes – Where Are They From?

Scott Taylor breaks down the Great Britain swim team.

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We Cry With and For You, Missy Franklin

It may take longer and be more difficult than your ascent to the top of the swimming world was in 2012. But when you reach the mountaintop again – as I expect you will — it will be more fulfilling than ever.


Breaking New Ground-Heroic Dominance Comes in Many Forms in Days 5/6

The Dominance Series is brought to you by SwimSpray and compiled by Travis Knop, Aimee Schmitt and Andrew Chadeayne.

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