Articles by Isabella Fratesi

Age Groupers, Triathletes, and Zane Grothe Complete Poseidon Swim Challenge

On July 12, 2020, Zane Grothe took on Indianapolis’ Poseidon Swim Challenge alongside age group swimmers and triathletes.


UPDATE: Some Southeast Michigan Counties Will Allow Pools to Reopen

Health Departments in Southeast Michigan makes the decision to close pools indefinitely in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.


Dear Tomorrow,

Tomorrow is not only just another day, it is another opportunity for hope, healing, and togetherness within the athletic community.

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CoronaSummer: Mapping the United States’ Pool Closures for 2020

Public pools across the nation have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Stephanie Akakabota – Performing at Carnegie Hall

Not only does the 15-year-old Akakabota fly through the water with a 26.22 long course 50 free time, but her fingers fly across the keyboard.

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For USA Triathlon it’s #DreamingSeason

USA Triathlon just finished up #DreamingSeason and is looking towards its next project: Dreaming Season Virtual Triathlon.

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Lindsay Flynn: Making Strides

In just a year, Lindsay Flynn has made remarkable strides as a sprint freestyler, and she has her sights set on a bright future at Indiana University.


The City of Mason, Ohio is Building a New 900-Seat, 50-Meter Pool

The City of Mason, Ohio has begun building an exciting new aquatic facility with the hopes of attracting major competitive events.


Katie Meili and Eagle Academy Team up in the Name of Drowning Prevention

Katie Meili joins forces with Eagle Academy in pursuit of preventing drownings in a low-income community in Washington D.C.


Rondi Davies Breaks Reverse 20 Bridges Swim Record

Rondi Davies smashes previous record for the Reverse 20 Bridges Swim.

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The Water Under the Bridge

At only 16 years old, Henry Palmer is among the eight youngest people to ever swim around the entire island of Manhattan.


Becoming a HERO

HERO Swim is an organization that raises money for charity through swim-a-thons.


Making History: Mateo and Esther González Medina

Mateo and Esther González Medina are the first brother/sister duo in Mexican history to compete in a mixed relay in international competition.


Kick for Kids: Helping Hospitalized Kids One Kick at a Time

Cyrus and Chad Morrison created Kick for Kids to support sick kids in local hospitals.

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Remembering Bob Roper: Godfather of Bay Swimming

Bob Roper of San Francisco leaves behind a legacy of courage, passion, and the ability to escape one’s limitations.