Articles by Matthew Harder

WATCH: Shaine Casas Unleash 1:56.7 200 IM, Fastest In World For 2022

Shaine Casas unleashed a 1:56.70 200 IM, winning the event over a loaded field and establishing the #1 time in the world for 2022.


Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Michael Andrew is the top seed out of prelims, but will have to face two of the fastest SCY 200 IMers ever in Marchand and Casas, plus World Champion Kalisz.


San Antonio PSS: 3 US Olympians Scratch Out Of Events

Leah Smith is 1 of 3 US Olympians to scratch out of events, with Smith opting out of the entire session, dropping both the 200 IM (#1) and 200 back (#3).


The Sandpipers Strike Again: Claire Weinstein Wins OW Junior National 5K Title

The Sandpipers have crowned their 2nd OW National Champion this weekend as Claire Weinstein wins the 5K, booking her ticket to Jr. Worlds with Grimes (7.5K).


Marsteiner Wins Jr. National 5K, Szobota Also Books Ticket For Jr. Worlds

New Wave’s Samuel and NOVA’s Nathan Szobota went 1-2 in the men’s Jr. 5K, booking them both tickets to the 2022 FINA World Junior Open Water Championships.


Seattle Metropolitan Aquatic Club Breaks 15-16 200 Mixed Medley NAG Record

On Friday, the Seattle Metropolitan Aquatic Club broke the NAG Record in the 15-16 200-yard mixed medley relay (1:36.48), previously held by NCAP (2019).

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San Antonio PSS: Sam Stewart Opts Out Of 200 Back/100 Free, Will Race 200 IM

Sam Stewart has scratched out of two of his events on Saturday, which included the 200 back (2nd seed) and 100 free (22nd seed). He will race the 200 IM.


WATCH: Claire Curzan Dominates Day 3 Finals With 2 Wins In 10 Minutes

Within 10 minutes, Claire Curzan won the 50 free and 100 back, breaking the 17-18 NAG Record in the 50 and posting the 2nd-fastest time in the world in both.

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San Antonio PSS: Paige Madden Scratches 200 Fly A-Final, Will Race 50 Free

Paige Madden and Erika Brown will be scratching out of events to focus on different ones, while Claire Curzan will take on the 100 back/50 free double.

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2022 US Open Water Nationals: 15 Year-Old Olympian Katie Grimes Wins 10k

Katie Grimes (SAND) won the women’s 10k at OW Nationals, which earned her an automatic spot on the US OW National Team/Jr Teams and the 2022 Jr World Champs.


Pro Swim Series- San Antonio: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Shaine Casas topped the field in Prelims by over a full second in the 100 fly (51.14) en route to dropping the 2nd-fastest time in the world for 2022.


San Antonio PSS: Sims Scratches Both Events, Dressel Bumped To 200 Free A-Final

Bella Sims has opted to scratches both of her events for tonight’s Finals Session, which include the 200 free, where she was seeded 3rd.


Three-Time U.S. Olympian, Silver Medalist Haley Anderson Announces Retirement

Anderson became the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in open water swimming with her silver at the 2012 Games in London.


Anna Elendt Drops 1:05.9 German Record In 100 Breast, #2 In The World This Year

The depth of women’s 100 breaststroke just got deeper, as Germany’s Anna Elendt cracks 1:06 and posts the 2nd-fastest time in the world for 2022 (1:05.96).

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Eugine Obendinskiy, Ex-Captain of Ukrainian Water Polo Team, Killed In Bombing

Eugine Obedinskiy (39), the ex-captain of the Ukraine National Water Polo Team was recently killed in a bomb attack on March 17th.