Articles by Reid Carlson

College Swimming Previews: #3 Florida Men Pull No Punches Despite Growing Pro Team

Despite incurring significant losses, the Florida men have reloaded and appear poised to repeat as the third-place team at NCAAs for the third year in a row.


Latvia’s Andrejs Duda Breaks Masters World Records in 50 Fly and 50 Free

Latvian Olympian Andrejs Duda broke Masters World Records in the 50 fly and 50 free at the 2022 LEN European Masters Aquatics Championships.


Gator Swim Club’s Coleman Yates Sends Commitment to Naval Academy

Coleman Yates of Gator Swim Club has announced his commitment to swim at the United States Naval Academy beginning in the fall of 2023.

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US Open Qualifier Brayden Henkel Sends Commitment to Wisconsin

Sprint specialist Brayden Henkel of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Piranhas has committed to swim at the University of Wisconsin, joining the class of 2027.

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Golden In the Pool and Out, Michael Phelps Hits A Hole in 1 on the Links

Phelps, who lives in Arizona, the 2nd most popular state for golf according to, achieved a rare feat this week: a hole in one.


Budapest 2022, Day 6 Race Videos: Watch Murphy & King Win Individual World Titles

Night 6 of racing in Budapest saw the USA and Australia top the podium multiple times, with Ryan Murphy and Lilly King earning long-awaited gold medals.

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Budapest 2022, Day 5 Race Videos: Watch McIntosh Set 2 World Junior Records

15-year-old Canadian Summer McIntosh set new World Junior Records in the 200 fly and 200 free on night 5 in Budapest, earning gold and silver medals.

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What Could McIntosh & Ledecky Have Done in the 200 Free? North America Day 5 Recap

Cana and Team USA both had wildly successful days in Budapest, but did both teams leave medals on the table in the women’s 200 freestyle yesterday?


Budapest 2022, North America Day 4: USA Finds Redemption in Mixed Medley Relay

The United States, Canada, Mexico, and Aruba were all represented in the finals and semi-finals of day 4 of the 2022 FINA World Championships.


Budapest 2022 Day 4 Race Videos: Watch Milak’s 200 Fly World Record on Home Turf

Another exciting day of racing in Budapest! Kristof Milak lowered his own World Record in the 200 fly and Team USA got back on top in the mixed medley relay.


Budapest 2022, North America Day 3: Claire Curzan Deepens USA’s Podium Potential

North American swimmers had a fantastic showing on day 3 in Budapest, coming away with 7 more medals and a sweep of the podium in the women’s 100 backstroke.


2022 World Champs Race Videos: Watch Thomas Ceccon Destroy 100 Back World Record

Day 3 of the 2022 FINA World Championships showcased one new World Record, one new World Junior Record, and smattering of National Records.


2022 World Champs: Watch Caeleb Dressel, Alex Walsh, & Torri Huske Win Gold

Watch Caeleb Dressel, Alex Walsh, Torri Huske, and Nicolo Martinenghi win individual gold at the 2022 FINA World Championships in Budapest.

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2022 World Champs Previews: Armstrong & Murphy Chase 51 in the Men’s 100 Back

Hunter Armstrong and Ryan Murphy are on the verge of another 51-second performance in the 100 backstroke, but it’s the rising star versus the veteran.


2022 World Champs Previews: Dressel & Milak Set for Epic Rematch in 100 Fly

Caeleb Dressel has been absolutely dominant in the 100 fly since 2017, yet Kristof Milak nearly ran Dressel down in the 100 fly final at the Tokyo Olympics.