Articles by Jared Anderson

2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix Preview: Links, storylines and more

The Santa Clara Grand Prix is the next stop on the Michael Phelps comeback tour, and will also be the 2014 Grand Prix series debut for Missy Franklin.


HardCore Swim of the Week: Peaty puts himself right in the middle of the breaststroking battlefield

19-year-old Adam Peaty has put himself right in between Christian Sprenger and Cameron van der Burgh in what once looked like a two-man race for world’s top sprint breaststroker.

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Holland High School tabs alum Sam Soukup to lead swimming programs

Holland High School, a Michigan powerhouse and three-time defending Division 2 state champions on the girls side, has turned to former Holland standout Sam Soukup to lead its boys and girls programs.

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Japan Open start lists announced, meet begins Thursday

The Japan Open will kick off this Thursday in Tatsumi, Japan, and the home country has shown up in full-force, according to the start lists, which include Olympic bronze medalist Kosuke Hagino.


Swimming South Africa building accreditation system for schools, with 12 already signed on

Swimming South Africa announced last week that it had signed Memoranda of Understanding with 12 schools to begin building a system to accredit schools that could serve as good development homes for young swimmers.

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Phelps, Lochte make cameos in “Baby Got Back” Brian Williams rap, courtesy of the Tonight Show

Keep your eyes out for Olympic stars Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, who make sneaky appearances in this Tonight Show bit. (Video courtesy of The Tonight Show on YouTube).


Rice’s Chelsea Fong Earns Postgraduate Scholarship From C-USA

Recent Rice graduate Chelsea Fong, a standout on the Owls swim team the last four years, has been awarded one of the 15 Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarships.

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Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel signs endorsement with Speedo

Just over a month after graduating from the University of Florida, two-time U.S. Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has signed her first official endorsement deal, joining Speedo’s lineup of high-profile athletes.

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PHOTO VAULT: North Texas & South Texas Diversity Select Camp

South Texas Swimming and North Texas Swimming combined earlier this June for the first annual Diversity and Inclusion Camp. Check out photos from the event here.

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French swimmer William Meynard arrested for narcotics, bribery in Rio

French sprinter William Meynard, a 2011 World Champs bronze medalist, was arrested on Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Little Flower Catholic High School honored by Philadelphia City Council

Little Flower Catholic High School, an inner-city, all-girls high school in Philadelphia, was honored by the local City Council last week to cap off a historic season for the school.

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WATER POLO: USA Women Win Gold! — Team USA Tops Spain 10-8 For FINA World League Super Final Crown

The USA Women’s Senior National Team won gold at the 2014 FINA World League Super Final following a 10-8 victory over Italy.

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Haley Anderson becomes U.S. 5K Open Water National Champ in Castaic Lake

The reigning 5K World Champ Haley Anderson successfully held up her crown at the U.S. Open Water National Championships, taking home the gold in the women’s 5K race Sunday morning.

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Alex Meyer wins photo finish 5K national title over Jordan Wilimovsky

Former open water world champ Alex Meyer picked up a U.S. National open water title in dramatic fashion, just nipping Northwestern’s Jordan Wilimovsky in a photo finish.


Sette Colli finals cancelled due to storm, Hosszu tops Pellegrini in exhibition 200 back

The final day of Italy’s Sette Colli meet was abbreviated by a giant rainstorm that swept through the city, cancelling finals with just two events swum.

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