Articles by Reid Carlson

Erika Brown and Ryan Coetzee Act As One Another’s Butterfly Mentors (Video)

In Atlanta, Brown and Coetzee gave us a little insight into their relationship as training partners, and told us how they work together to help one another improve.

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Caeleb Dressel Tried to Negative Split the 100 Freestyle in Prelims (Video)

Sunday night in the final race of the 2019 Atlanta Classic, Caeleb Dressel posted an impressive 47.86 in the 100 freestyle, becoming the 4th-fastest performer in the world this year. In prelims, Dressel nearly even-split the race, touching in an impressive 48.45, splitting 24.10/24.35.


Leah Gingrich Talks Return to Swimming After 6-Year Break (Video)

At 29-years-old, Leah Gingrich is swimming as fast as she ever has and keeping pace with America’s top butterflyers.


Hali Flickinger on Heavy Training Block and Fast Racing at ATL Classic (Video)

Hali Flickinger has had an incredible showing at the 2019 Atlanta Classic, despite an intense training block involving high-yardage practices and heavy weight sessions.


Video: Olivia Smoliga Talks 100 Backstroke Disqualification and DQ Overturn

2019 ATLANTA CLASSIC May 17th-19th, 2019 Georgia Tech McAuley Aquatic Center, Atlanta, Georgia LCM (50m pool) Meet Information Psych Sheets…


Exclusive: Dean Farris Talks Decision to Redshirt NCAA Season, Train at Texas

It’s official: Harvard’s Dean Farris has announced his plans to take an Olympic redshirt for the 2019-2020 NCAA season.


Harvard’s Kevin Tyrrell Talks Dean Farris’ 2019-2020 Redshirt Season

“We were always aware of the fact that his senior year could be a year where he redshirted to be ready for Olympic Trials, but this year sort of cemented that we were on the right track.”


Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Releases Sports-Themed Math Textbook

Tokyo 2020 recently introduced a new sports-themed math textbook to Japanese elementary students, hoping to help students to enjoy math through interaction with Japanese athletes and sports organizations.

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Watch: Livestream Demolition of Kalamazoo College Natatorium

On April 30th, Kalamazoo College will begin demolition of its 51-year-old natatorium, the one and only pool the Kalamazoo College swim team has ever called home, making room for a new facility.

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Michael Andrew Swims to 4th in the World with 1:57.49 200 IM, Closes in 30.00

While Andrew was fire on the first three legs of the race, his freestyle was a little shaky with a closing 50 of 30.00.


Mallory Comerford to Race at Maria Lenk Tropy in Brazil (Interview)

Next week, Mallory Comerford will make her professional debut a the 2019 Maria Lenk Trophy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, racing for Club Minas Tenis.

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Video Interview: Elizabeth Beisel on Life Since Retiring & “Adulting”

What has Elizabeth Beisel been up to since she retired from competition after the 2017 World Championship? Lots of traveling, writing, and “adulting.”


Video: Kenyon’s David Fitch Performs Perfect Butterfly Flipturns

Despite the unorthodox approach, some swimmers, such as Kenyon College’s David Fitch, are still able to do turns this way with high efficiency.


Cali, Colombia Awarded Inaugural Jr. Pan American Games in 2021

In August 2021, Cali, Colombia will host the inaugural Jr. Pan American Games for athletes between the ages of 18 and 21-years-old.

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2019 M. NCAA Previews: Foreigners Keep Top-3 Stranglehold in 200 Fly

Three of the top-5 performers all-time in the men’s 200 yard butterfly are returning to the NCAA Championship this year, not one of them American.


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