Articles by Kelsey Zimcosky

11 Things You Shouldn’t Say To A Competitive Swimmer

Swimmers understand that non-swimmers are going to be full of questions about the sport. Let’s be honest, though, there are some questions that you just shouldn’t ask. Here are 11 of them…


2013 National Youth Pentathlete Champion Wishes to Inspire Others

17-year-old Natalie Bowman will compete in the Youth World Championship of Modern Pentathlon this week in Wuhan, China. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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Triangle Area Breaks Men’s 200 M Free Relay NAG Record at YMCA Nationals

The men’s 200 m freestyle relay team from Triangle Area breaks the National Age Group Record at the 4th prelim session of YMCA LC National Championships. (Photo Credit: Triangle Area coach Chad Onken)

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YMCA LC Nationals Day 2: Moon Takes Fourth Meet Title, Rutter Breaks 21-yr-old Record

Jonathan Rutter from Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA, OH, swims a record-breaking 200 m breaststroke last night at finals. He and coach Mike Leonard obviously very excited about win. (Photo Credit: Olympian Josh Davis)


Scott Weltz Breaks US Open Meet Record at Day 2 of 2013 U.S. Open

Scott Weltz brings a new U.S. Open Meet Record to play in the 200 m breaststroke at Wednesday evenings finals. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)


YMCA LC Nationals Day 2: Moon Takes Second Title, More National Records Broken

Kishwaukee YMCA’s Caitlynn Moon has secured another win, on only the second day of competition, in the 400 m freestyle. Moon’s first win was in the 1500 m freestyle Monday night.

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YMCA LC Nationals Day 2 Photos: Parade and Opening Ceremony

The second night of championship finals for the 2013 YMCA National Long Course Championships began with the traditional Opening Ceremonies/Parade of athletes.

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Day 1 of YMCA Nationals Brings Fast Swims from a Fast Pool

Day 1 of the 2013 YMCA National Long Course Championships began today, featuring the men’s & women’s 1500m freestyles. (Photo Credit: Kelly McCommons)


Day 3 of Maccabiah Games Bring More Gold for USA

Team USA continues to dominate the medal count at the 2013 Maccabiah Games. (Photo Stock: Tim Binning/


USA Adds Golds and Meet Records after Day 2 of Maccabiah Games

Andi Murez adds another gold to team USA’s collection with her record-breaking swim in the 200m freestyle. (Photo: Tim Binning/

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Fraser Brothers Dominate 2013 Island Games; Jersey Brings Multiple Medals

The 2013 Island Games took place July 15-18. Many took home multiple medals, including the Cayman Islands, Shetland Islands, and Jersey. (Photo: Tim BInning/


2014 DIII NCAA Championship Time Standards Released

The Emory Women’s team took home their 4th consecutive title at the 2012-2013 DIII NCAA Championships. Could we be seeing a “five-peat” in 2014? (Photo credit: JannaSchulze/


2012 Brings Highs and Lows In Anti-Doping Annual Report

“Athletes who cheat by using doping substance may think they have gone undetected, but they should never rest easy.” As…


Notre Dame’s Holden; Paralympian Jordan Nominated for “Woman of the Year”

The NCAA’s list of 455 nominees for Woman of the Year included a handful of swimmers. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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Hosszu Adds A 6th Title After Day 3 of Hungarian National Championships

Katinka Hosszu continues winning streak, taking first in the women’s 50 backstroke. (File Photo: Tim Binning/

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