Articles by Karl Ortegon

Lauren Pitzer Shreds 6.2 Seconds Off of 800 Free PR at Austin Futures

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – AUSTIN Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 Austin, Texas University of Texas Meet website Psych…

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Tristen Ulett Hits PR Leading Off Dynamo 800 Relay at Atlanta Futures

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – ATLANTA Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia Georgia Tech Meet website Psych sheets…

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Leah Hayes and Adele Zyniewicz Break 10&U 100 Free NAG in Same Race

It’s not every day that a swimmer breaks a national age group record, and it’s even rarer to have a…


Texas A&M’s Mauro Castillo Downs Mexican 200 Breast National Record

Texas A&M junior Mauro Castillo has broken the Mexican record in the 200 breast with his time of 2:13.50 from this past weekend….


After 19 Years with the Florida Gators, Martyn Wilby Moves to T2

Wilby has now been named the T2 Aquatics Team Director, according to T2 Aquatics Chairman Kevin Erndl.


Ben Loorz Builds UNLV Staff with Three More Including Lara Jackson

This past May, Ben Loorz was named head coach of the UNLV swimming & diving program following a year of interim coach Bobby…

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All the Links You Need for All Four Futures Championships

Tristen Ulett is one of the young rising stars set to race this weekend.

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Josh Prenot One of Seven Sea Lions on U.S. Olympic Team (Zodiac Stats)

Josh Prenot is a sea lion, and you’ll find out why below.


The Avg. Team USA Olympic Swimmer is 23.3 Years Old (Birthday Stats)

Sorry, David. You are more than seven years over the average age. Try a little harder.


Meet the 2016 USA Olympic Swim Team: Jay Litherland

Jay Litherland (left) and Chase Kalisz (right), the American representatives in the men’s 400 IM in Rio.


Relive London: All of the Men’s Race Videos from the 2012 Olympics

Michael Phelps has had a wild ride since London– watch his dominant swims from the 2012 Olympics, and more, below.


Relive London: All of the Women’s Race Videos from the 2012 Olympics

Allison Schmitt was lights-out in the 200 free back in 2012, torching the American record en route to the gold medal.

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Wilton Y’s Perry and Sykes Sweep 100 Free’s on Final Night of Y Nats

2016 YMCA LONG COURSE NATIONALS June 27th-July 31st, 2016 Indianapolis, Indiana (IUPUI Natatorium) Live and on-demand video Photos Results Ky-lee…

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Meet the 2016 USA Olympic Swim Team: Jordan Wilimovsky

Meet Jordan Wilimovsky, who will be swimming in the pool and in open water in Rio. He’ll be the first American…


American Water Polo Coach and Olympian Monte Nitzkowski Passes Away

Monte Nitzkowski, who was named the head coach for the USA men’s water polo team for the 1972, 1980, and…

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