Articles by Garrett McCaffrey

Kick Set: Ricky Berens vs Matt Grevers

In this workout video, Ricky and Matt get down to :54 and :57 in a 100 kick battle. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/


Chad le Clos has his Eye on the Fly this season

Chad le Clos will focus on all 3 butterfly events, not the 200 IM, at the 2013 World Championships, according to this interview with Karien Jonckheere.


Le Clos’s Coach chimes in on SA Nationals and Chad’s injury

Graham Hill talks with SwimSwam contributor Karien Jonckheere about the delays at SA Nationals, Chad’s injury battle, and an analysis on how the team looks going into the summer.

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SwimSwam breaks the news on Ryan Lochte’s possible move west, Video Interview

Ryan Lochte told SwimSwam’s Garrett McCafrey that he’s considering a move to California.


Sergio Lopez says some big backstrokers might get a spanking this summer

This is a must watch interview. Among other topics, Sergio Lopez says Ryan Murphy is aiming for a spot on the World Championship Team this summer.


A Car Ride to the Meet with Missy and Todd

Missy Franklin and her coach, Todd Schmitz have an awesome coach/swimmer relationship. This interview showcases just that.


Darian Townsend will pass on South African World Champ Trials

He won the 200 IM at the Mesa Grand Prix, beating Ryan Lochte, but the real story with Darian is why he’s not going to SA World Champ Trials.

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Katie Ledecky has her sites set on 4 events in Barcelona

Katie Ledecky won her 3rd event of the weekend in the fastest 800 freestyle time of the year.


“Lochte calls me Colossus”

Matt Grevers says being 6’8″ comes in handy at the end of races like the 100 back at the Mesa Grand Prix. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/

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Breeja Larson making the most of her trip home

Breeja Larson talks about her win in the 100 breast on Night 3 of the Mesa Grand Prix, swimming in front of her home crowd, her adjustment to long course, and her disappointing 2nd place finish in the 200 breast at Women’s NCAAs.

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Mike Alexandrov talks easy speed

Mike Alexandrov reminded US swim fans that he’ll be in the mix for a spot on the World Championship Team. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/

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Annie Chandler Grevers and Nala

The newly married Annie Grevers shows off the Mesa Grand Prix Mascot, Nala.

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No one swam more this weekend than Katinka Hosszu

Katinka Hosszu from the Mesa Grand Prix. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning/

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Age Group Swammie winner Maxime Rooney

Maxime Rooney of the Pleasanton Seahawks catches up with Garrett McCaffrey at the Mesa Grand Prix.

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The Depew 1-2

In 2010, Chris Depew finished 2nd at D3 NCAAs in the 200 IM. When his brother Jeff joined him the next season at the University of Redlands the goal was a 1-2 Depew finish at NCAAs in that 200 IM.

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