Articles by Reid Carlson

Shoults Breaks 200 Free National High School Record with 1:33.26

Grant Shoults breaks Maxime Rooney’s hours-old 200 freestyle national high school record with a 1:33.26.

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CIF North Coast: Prelims Recap

Maxime Rooney leads the way in the 200 free and 100 fly with exciting preliminary swims. San Ramon Valley is poised to take both titles tomorrow.

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Atlanta Classic Day 1 Finals: Live Recap

Katie Ledecky posted one of the world’s fastest times in the prelims of the 200 free, but how fast will she be in finals after also swimming a monster 400 IM and almost chasing down NCAA champion Ella Eastin?

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Atlanta Classic Day 1 Prelims: Live Recap

The Atlanta Classic kicks off this morning with world, national, and NCAA champions converging at Georgia Tech to square-off in the long course pool, in another opportunity to prepare for the Olympics and Olympic Trials.

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2016 Atlanta Classic: 5 Storylines, All the Links You Need

Less than a month after the pool record board was decimated during the NCAA championships, the best swimmers in the country will return to Atlanta’s McAuley Aquatic Center on Georgia Tech’s campus to participate in the Atlanta Classic.

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After Pothain Bows Out, Agnel Will Get to Swim the 200 Free in Rio

After the controversial finish last month at the French Olympic Trials in Montpellier and the unsuccessful appeal of the results, Yannick Agnel’s bid to swim the 200 free individually at the Olympics in Rio has become official.

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If My Mom Can Run a Marathon, I Can Swim a 200 Fly

I don’t remember what my time was, whether I was happy, angry, or apathetic about the result, or even if the race hurt; what I do remember is that I drew strength from my mother who was over a thousand miles away but still thinking about me and eager to hear how I swam.

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San Ramon Valley Takes Boy’s and Girl’s East Bay League Titles

The East Bay Athletic League is one of California’s most storied high school swim leagues. Over the years the EBAL has produced NCAA Division 1 standouts as well as World-Junior-Record-Holder Maxime Rooney.

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Ray the Ray: The Mascot for the 2016 Euros Revealed

Ray the Ray, the official mascot of the 2016 European Aquatics Championships, has been introduced to the world.

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WADA Suspends African Continent’s Only Anti-Doping Laboratory

The only accredited doping control laboratory on the African continent, located in Bloemfontein, South Africa, has had its accreditation suspended by WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, for failure to meet WADA standards.

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Netherlands Selects 21 for European Aquatics Championships Roster

Defending double Olympic sprint champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo leads 21 Dutch swimmers to the 2016 European Championships.

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A 6-Year Plan: The Revival of NJIT Swimming

Goal setting is one of the most important processes in swimming, or any sport.  When swimmers think of goals, they…

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