Articles by Kelsey Theriault

Swimming is a Lifelong Sport for Actor Rik Barnett

British actor Rik Barnett enjoys swimming as a way to mange his busy career with an activity that provides stress-relief and a way to stay in shape.

  1 Comment

2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Preview: Return to Prominence In W 200 Fly

2012 Olympian Cammile Adams is the favorite in the 200 Butterfly heading into the 2016 US Olympic Trials.


Ous Mellouli Looking for Repeat Gold in Rio

Ous Mellouli, the only swimmer to medal in both pool and open water events at the Olympics, is looking to compete in his fifth Olympics this summer in Rio.


2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Preview: Fresh Faces In Women’s 200 IM

2012 Olympic bronze medalist Caitlin Leverenz is a favorite to win the 200 IM at 2016 Olympic Trials, but she will face serious competition on the road to Rio.


U.S. Olympic Trials Preview: Ledecky & Co. Lead Women’s 400 Free

Katie Ledecky is expected to dominate in the 400 Freestyle at Olympic Trials this summer.


Gunn Ends Bellarmine Streak: CIF Central Coast Section Championships

CIF-Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships finished today and were highlighted by many top performances, including Presentation’s Chloe Isleta’s win in the 200 IM.

  1 Comment

CIF Central Coast Section 2016 Championship Prelim Recap

The 2016 CIF Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships began today in Santa Clara, California.

  1 Comment

English Swimmers Hit Hardest By New Qualifying Standards

With only 27 qualifiers this year, including world record holder Adam Peaty, the British Olympic Team is the smallest in recent years and English swimmers were hit hardest by the new time standards.


Record 48 Federations to Participate in Euros

A record 48 federations will participate in Euros this year, proving the meet will be a preview to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

  Comment First!

IOC Supports Refugee Team at Rio 2016 Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach visits refugee camp in Greece and vows to provide support for the refugee team at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

  1 Comment

2016 Winter Swimming World Championships Recap

The 10th annual Winter Swimming World Championships was held March 8-12 in Tyumen, Russia. The competition drew 1,275 participants from 42 countries worldwide with participants ranging in age from 8 to 92.

  1 Comment

2016 W. NCAA Picks: King the Favorite, 200 Breaststroke Will Be Close

Indiana’s Lilly King has had a breakout freshman year, leading a field of veterans in the 200 breaststroke.

  Comment First!

8 Mid-Major Swimmers to Watch at Men’s NCAAs

Keep an eye on these top swimmers from mid-major schools, including 5th seed in the 1650 Penn’s Chris Swanson, who are expected to have stellar showings at NCAAs.


2016 W. NCAA Picks: Osman Favorite to Win 50, NCAA Record Could Fall

Cal’s Farida Osman is the top seed in the 50 free at NCAA’s and will certainly challenge Lara Jackson’s NCAA record of 21.27.

  Comment First!

2016 W. NCAA Picks: Sans Teammate Manuel, Lia Neal a 100 Free Favorite

With Simone Manuel redshirting this season for Stanford, look for Manuel’s teammate and top-seed Lia Neal to take home the win in the 100 freestyle at NCAA’s.


Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!