Articles by Jared Anderson

Felipe Franca blasts 27.2 in 50 breast to open Brazilian Winter Champs

Corinthians’ Felipe Franca was the headliner of the first day, jumping to 3rd overall in our 2014 World Ranks by winning the 50 breaststroke in 27.27.

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9 Swiss swimmers added to European Champs team, 12 to Junior Euros

Swiss Swimming has announced its current European Championships squad, naming 9 member to the roster at this point. The roster can continue to grow if more athletes hit the standards before July 4.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Nathan Adrian, the man who can outswim the touchpads

In an odd quirk, Adrian was simply too fast for the meet’s timing system to keep up with while nearly breaking his own American record in the 100 free.

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Official Pan American Games qualifying procedures released

UANA, the Swimming Union of the Americas, has released the official qualifying procedures for the 2015 Pan American Games, to be held in Toronto, Canada one year from this July.

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Tancock, Halsall head up English Commonwealth Games roster of 39

England has announced its official roster for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland this July, a 39-swimmer group led by returning Commonwealth Games medalists Liam Tancock and Francesca Halsall.

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Florida’s Beisel, deBorde honored with NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Florida Gator teammates Elizabeth Beisel and Brad deBorde have each been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the school announced today.

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VIDEO – Remember the Marlins: The Marlins of Raleigh dryland song

The Marlins of Raleigh took a page out of classic cinema to make their dryland sessions a bit more unique, singing to the tune of Remember the Titans.

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Plans revealed for River-filtering + Pool in New York City’s East River

Official plans have been revealed for the ground-breaking (or perhaps water-breaking) new +Pool, a floating pool in New York City that will filter river water.

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Kierra Smith wins 5 as Minnesota tops Wisconsin in long course college dual meet

Minnesota and Wisconsin renewed their Big Ten rivalry with a long course dual meet to kick off summer season, with the Golden Gophers picking up a pair of wins.

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College of Charleston Swimming & Diving Welcomes 2014-15 Recruiting Class

The College of Charleston swimming & diving program has completed its signing class with 17 new additions for the 2014-15 season, head coach Bora Yatagan announced.

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‘The Water is my Sky’ documentary hits $50,000 Kickstarter goal with 7 days to go!

The competitive swimming documentary “The Water is my Sky” has officially hit its $50,000 goal on Kickstarter today, just a week before the campaign ends.

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New Zealand finalizes 9-person Para Pan Pacs squad headlined by Pascoe, Fisher and Howarth

World record-holders Sophie Pascoe, Mary Fisher and Nikita Howarth will head up New Zealand’s Para Pan Pacific Championships roster that will take the pool in California this August.

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Charlotte Grand Prix follows suit, will be dual Masters-sanctioned like Mesa

The Charlotte Grand Prix, like the Mesa stop before it, will be dual sanctioned by USA Swimming and US Masters Swimming, meaning athletes like Nathan Adrian could go after Masters World Records at the competition.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: USMS champ Darian Townsend would love to see 100 IM added to NCAA lineup

Former South African Olympian Darian Townsend won the 100 IM at Masters Nationals in a new USMS record, and he’d like to see the event gain more of a footing in the U.S.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: USMS Executive Director Rob Butcher talks free Learn to Swim opportunities through Masters

With April being Adult Learn to Swim Month, Masters clubs across the country are pitching in to provide cheap or even free swim lessons for adults, Butcher says.

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