Articles by Matt Rees

Bowman Shares Pre-Olympic Michael Phelps Workouts At ASCA Convention

At the recent convention of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), Arizona State coach Bob Bowman delivered remarks focused on how he prepared Michael Phelps for the Olympics in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016

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Multiple State Records Shattered At Virginia 6A State Meet

Meet results Photo vault Virginia’s 6A state championship meet on Friday night had a potent mix of ingredients: three tablespoons…

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Patriot Boys, James Madison Girls Prevail in Northern VA Championship

McLean’s Sinead Eksteen broke the regional record in the 200 free of U.S. National Teamer Cassidy Bayer, who missed the meet with a knee injury.

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Ledecky’s Reign

Katie Ledecky’s path to becoming the best swimmer in the world.

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Langley Boys and Robinson Girls Win Northern Virginia Regional Titles

The Robinson High School girls won the 6A Region North High School Championship on Saturday in Virginia.

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Georgetown Prep Boys, Churchill Girls Win D.C. Metro Champs Titles as Ledecky Takes it to 11

There’s always stars on parade at the D.C. Metro Champs meet, but swimmer-after-swimmer-after-swimmer all bring it back to one thing in their interviews: team.

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VIDEO: Katie Ledecky Press Talks About Her Last High School Meet

Katie Ledecky finished her last high school meet on Saturday at the DC Metro Champs meet where she broke one…

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Virginia High School League 6A State Championships: VIDEO INTERVIEWS

Megan Byrnes (left) and Isabella Rongione (right) were among 5 swimmers we spoke to after their great 200 free battle at the 2014 VHSL 6A State Championship meet.

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As Janet Hu Exits, Oakton Wins 3rd Straight Girls Title and Robinson Boys Repeat

Janet Hu ended her high school career with more state titles in Virginia.

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RACE VIDEO: More Big Swims, More Records at DC Metro Champs

SwimSwam’s Matt Rees was on deck at the 2014 DC Metro Champs, and he caught Katie Ledecky’s National High School…

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Georgetown Prep and Churchill Win Team Titles in Washington Metros, as Ledecky and Vissering Set National Records

Carsten Vissering led his Georgetown Prep team to the title at the DC Metro Champs.

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