There are a few things that are quite unique to swimmers staying in a hotel…
Not only did “Lady Curzan” win two events within 10 minutes of each other in San Antonio, she won a grand total of four overall.
It’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day life and lose sight of the ‘whys.’ Sometimes, something unexpected can shift your perspective.
Every swimmer’s mesh bag has an understated level of significance to them as their career in the pool unfolds, from club to college and beyond.
This team mom is one of the actual swimmers on the team—usually an upperclassman who knows the ropes and is always a little over-prepared for things.
Turning points can be the high points of a career, but also moments where things might’ve not gone your way and can serve as learning experiences.
Towards the end of my senior year of high school, I was unexpectedly named “Most Likely To Go Pro” by my peers.
Reminiscing on the tradition of birthday swims, when your teammates would gather around and splash you while you swim butterfly.
Fond memories of being “Record breakin’ ready” back in Summer League, just like the Olympians we’re watching today are.
“(Zach) is going to work to be the very best he can, and that alone makes him the great leader and teammate he is. The fun and shenanigans are just a bonus.”
Summer League and the Olympics go hand in hand in the development of a young swimmer.
“Sometime around 15 years ago I swam my first meet, and let me tell you 8-year-old me did not know what was coming for her.”
From breathing patterns, to hypoxic sets, to the air quality on deck, breathing can be a complicated and challenging thing in swimming.
The people you swim with day in and day out can have a profound effect on both your enjoyment and performance in the pool.