Articles by Reid Carlson

The Top-10 Performances of the 2021 ISL Regular Season

Not every performance highlighted here is a major record, rather, we have chosen to focus on the races that were the most electric.

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The Fastest Times in Each Event of the 2021 ISL Regular Season

The 2021 ISL regular season has had some impressive swims, including 7 new ISL Records and 1 new World Record, and a World Junior Record.

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2021 ISL Match 11 Preview: DC, Iron, Tokyo, New York Have One Last Shot

The DC Trident, Team Iron, Tokyo Frog Kings, and New York Breakers are all fighting for their tickets to Eindhoven. Two advance and two end their seasons.


Watch: Race Videos from 2021 ISL Regular Season Matches 9 & 10

Now that Match 9 and Match 10 are over we can relive some of the incredible performances and get excited for what comes next.

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ISL Money Lists Matches 9 & 10: Nelson Highest Earner, Dressel MVP Leader

As the 2021 ISL regular season draws to a close it is the Cali Condors that continue to out-earn the rest of the league.


2021 International Swimming League – Match 10, Day 2: Live Recap

Match 10 of the 2021 ISL season will see a 1st-ever match victory for either the Aqua Centurions, Team Iron, the Tokyo Frog Kings, or the New York Breakers.


Race Videos, Results & Meet Records From 2021 Texas Orange/White Intrasquad

The 2021 Texas Orange/White Intrasquad saw the return of some of the biggest stars in the NCAA and the collegiate debuts of some of the nation’s top recruits


2021 ISL Match 10 Preview: Aqua, Iron, Tokyo, NYB Fight for First ISL Team Win

Match 10 offers us a preview of what Match 11, the “play-in” match, will look like as 3 of these 4 teams will be there vying for a spot in the play-offs.


Energy Standard, London, and Toronto Into the Play-Offs, DC Slated for Match 11

The Toronto Titans, Energy Standard, London Roar, the Cali Condors, and the LA Current are all automatically qualified for the 8-team play-offs in November.


2021 International Swimming League – Match 9, Day 2: Live Recap

Energy Standard holds the lead after day 1 and looks to be the clear favorite, meanwhile the DC Trident is on the heels of the London Roar chasing second.


Kregor Zirk Hand-Touches at 100-Meter Checkpoint in 400 Freestyle in Match 9

On day 1 of Match 9, Energy Standard’s Kregor Zirk decided to chase the 6 points offered to the first swimmer to reach the 100-meter checkpoint.


Katie Ledecky Passes Legendary Kickboard to Stanford Freshman Lillie Nordmann

The kickboard tradition started in 1992 when the original owner of the board, Janet Evans, passed it on to then-freshman Jenny Thompson.


2021 International Swimming League – Match 9, Day 1: Live Recap

Energy Standard, the London Roar, the Toronto Titans, and the DC Trident square off in Match 9 of the 2021 International Swimming League’s regular season.


2021 ISL Match 9 Preview: Energy vs London vs Toronto–A Glimpse of the Final?

In season 3, Energy Standard is the only team to beat London, but Toronto is strong where Energy is not, and so is the DC Trident. The result? A great match!


For the First Time Ever, Jackpot Points Decide the Winner in Match 8

For the first time in the history of the ISL, jackpot points decided the winner of Match 8, favoring Energy Standard over the London Roar.