Articles by Reid Carlson

Epic Swims: Britta Steffen Blows Away the 50 Freestyle World Record in Rome

Britta Steffen set the World Record in the 50 freestyle at the 2009 World Championships in Rome when she took a massive 0.23 off of the four-month-old mark.

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Former and Almost-World Record Holders SCM: The 2nd-Fastest Performers All-Time

Today, we look at the 2nd-fastest performers in the 25-meter pool and remember the records that gave way to the champions of today, and those nearly broken.

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Kansas State University Will Permanently Close Natatorium Within Three Years

Kansas State University announced it will keep its Natatorium closed throughout the fall semester and will close the facility permanently within three years.

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Husain Al Musallam’s Bid for FINA President Supported by Kuwait’s Government

FINA First Vice President Husain Al Musallam stands as the likely successor of 84-year-old FINA President Julio Maglione who has held the post since 2009.

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Former and Almost-World Record Holders: The Second-Fastest Performers All-Time

The list of 2nd-fastest performers all-time includes many legendary swimmers and former records that were once thought untouchable.

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When 72 Points Vanished in One NCAA Final: The Infamous Medley Relay of 2007

Relays get disqualified all the time, but it’s rare to see a heat where three relay teams get disqualified, especially in an NCAA championship final.

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Dressel Analyzes Three Races in One in 2019 ISL American Derby 50 Skins Final

Caeleb Dressel has released the 7th installment in the “Dissect” series, analyzing three races in one with the Skins Final from the 2019 ISL American Derby.

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Caeleb Dressel Speaks on Pain and Pride in Analysis of 200 IM American Record

In this video, Dressel analyzes his 200 yard IM from the 2018 SEC Championships when he blew away the American Record, putting up a 1:38.13.

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Dressel Breaks Down 100 Free Gold and Race Plan From 2013 World JR Champs

In his most recent “Stroke Dissect” video, Caeleb Dressel dives into his gold medal-winning 100 LCM freestyle from the 2013 World Junior Championships.

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Caeleb Dressel Stroke Dissect: 4 x 100 Freestyle Relay, 2016 Rio Olympics

Caeleb Dressel returns to his stroke dissect series, this time analyzing his 100 LCM freestyle lead-off leg from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Epic Swims: Van den Hoogenband’s 47.84 100 Freestyle at the 2000 Olympics

Also known as the Flying Dutchman, Pieter van den Hoogenband earned his place among the greatest sprint freestylers of all time at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

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Caeleb Dressel’s 17.63 50 Free Dissect Is a Coach’s Dream on Stroke Mechanics

In “Stroke Dissect #2” Caeleb Dressel picks apart his 17.63 50 freestyle from 2018, telling us what he thinks is good and what he could have done better.

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Texas Releases COVID-19 Guidelines for 2020-2021 Academic and Athletic Year

We examine the Texas University Interscholastic League guidelines for mitigating the risk of spreading COVID-19 during the 2020-21 academic & athletic year.

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Caeleb Dressel Dissects His Own 100 Fly World Record From 2019 World Champs

Caeleb Dressel recently posted a detailed analysis of his record-setting performance in the 100 butterfly at the 2019 FINA World Championships.

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Coleman Stewart Time Trials 44.6 100 Yard Back, 45.9 100 Yard Fly (Video)

Watch Wolfpack Elite’s Coleman Stewart go 44.6 in the 100 yard backstroke and 45.9 in the 100 yard butterfly in a time trial in Raleigh onSaturday.

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