Articles by Nicole Miller

Explaining USA Swimming’s Sanctioning Rules: the Complete Guide

In recent months, the term “USA Swimming Sanctioned Meet” has been extremely prominent, but it’s meaning can be confusing to casual swimming fans.


Canadian Junior Championship Qualifier Sam Thiessen Commits to Oakland U

Rising high school senior and Canadian Junior Championship qualifier Sam Thiessen of Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada has committed to Oakland University.

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Rapidly-Improving Jayme Davis Commits to Cal Poly

Jayme Davis of Benicia, California has committed to swim for the Cal Poly SLO Mustangs for 2020. At her last meet, she posted best times in six events.

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Belarusian Athletes Form Association in Response to Government Actions

Following recent protests surrounding the country’s election on Aug. 9, athletes and officials have formed the Free Association of Athletes of Belarus.


Abby Bergman Becomes 4th Person to Successfully Swim Across Santa Monica Bay

On September 3, 24-year-old Abby Bergman successfully completed a 27-mile swim across Santa Monica Bay, becoming only the fourth person to ever do so.


Former World Record Holder Ariana Kukors Announces Birth of her First Child

Olympian and former World Record holder Ariana Kukors Smith has given birth to her first child alongside her husband Matthew Smith.

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Big Rick’s Chicks Complete Medley Relay Across the English Channel

A group of women from Big Rick’s Swim Team have successfully become the first all-female medley relay to cross the 21-mile English Channel.


USOPC Forms Team USA Council on Racial and Social Justice

At a recent meeting, the USOPC formed the Team USA Council on Racial and Social Justice in wake of recent movements, which includes some aquatic athletes.


Texas A&M Reveals Name of New Swimming and Diving Facility

Texas A&M has officially named its new swimming and diving facility: the Anne S. & Henry B. “Hank” Paup ’70 Pavilion Swimming & Diving.


2021 Winter World University Games Postponed, New Date Will be Announced

The 2021 Winter World University Games have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The rescheduled dates for the games will be announced soon.

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Breaststroker Amelia Schaefer Verbally Commits to Swim for UCONN

Breaststroker Amelia Schaefer of Chantilly, Virginia and Machine Aquatics has verbally committed to swim for the UCONN Huskies.

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Michaela Chokureva, Malia Amuan Post 23s in the 50 Free at Phoenix Intrasquad

15 year-old Michaela Chokureva and 16 year-old Malia Amuan both put up several impressive swims at the Phoenix Intrasquad, including a tight battle in the 50.

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Futures Qualifier Dariko Djatej Commits to Cal Poly for 2021

Rising high school senior and Futures qualifier Dariko Djatej has verbally committed to Cal Poly SLO beginning in the fall of 2021.

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University of Texas Officially Opens the Eddie Reese Outdoor Pool

The University of Texas has officially opened the Eddie Reese Outdoor Pool in honor of the university’s longtime head swim coach.


Stephen Redmond Becomes First to Swim 44 km Around Fastnet Rock

Irish open water swimmer Stephen Redmond has become the first known person to swim the more-than 44 kilometers from Baltimore, Ireland around Fastnet Rock.

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