Articles by Reid Carlson

Angel Martinez Breaks 100 Free/200 Fly Mexican National Records in ISL Match 4

Angel Martinez broke two Mexican National Records over the weekend while competing for the Cali Condors in Match 4 of the 2021 ISL season.

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Helena Gasson Breaks New Zealand National Record in 100 Butterfly

New Zealand’s Helena Gasson, swimming for the LA Current in the 2021 season of the ISL, lowered her home country’s National Record in the 100 butterfly.

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The Cali Condors Win Match 4, But Other Teams’ Strategies Prove Effective

It’s early in the 2021 ISL regular season, but the top-4 teams from each of the past 2 seasons still look like the favorites for the season 3 final.

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Ingrid Wilm Breaks Canadian Record in 100 Backstroke with 55.94 in ISL Match 4

Ingrid Wilm of the LA Current swam under the Canadian National Record in the women’s 100 backstroke (twice) on Sunday in Naples.

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Kelsi Dahlia Lowers ISL Record in 100 Butterfly in First Race of Match 4

Kelsi Dahlia followed up her Match 2 victory in the 100 butterfly with both a victory and new ISL Record in the fly Saturday in Naples at Match 4

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Italian Men Break 4 x 100 Medley Relay National Record in Naples

Though the Italian men improved upon the official National Record, the same group of four has actually swam the race faster, and on Italian soil.

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2021 ISL – Match 4: 50 Skins Will Be Butterfly for Women, Freestyle For Men

After winning the women’s and men’s 400 medley relays, the Cali Condors got to choose the stroke to be raced in the women’s and men’s 50 skins on day 2.

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LA Current Keeps it Close as Match 4 Reaches the Midway Point

Day 1 of Match 4 showcased a much more competitive field than Match 2 did, thanks to some big swims from the DC Trident and the LA Current.

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2021 ISL Season 3 Match 4 Preview: It’s A Battle for 2nd Behind the Condors

The Cali Condors, the Aqua Centurions, the DC Trident, and the LA Current all convene for the 3rd match of the 2021 ISL season.

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Energy Standard Wins Match 3, London and Iron Create Dramatic Battle for 2nd

Though the final standings are what we expected, Team Iron kept it close with the London Roar until the very end, distancing themselves from the NY Breakers.

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Guilherme Guido Lowers South American Record to 48.95 in 100 Backstroke

Brazilian Guilherme Guido, representing the London Roar, blasted a 48.95 in the men’s 100 backstroke on Friday during match 3 of the 2021 ISL season.

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NY Breakers and Iron in a Desperate Battle for 3rd as Day 1 of Match 3 Ends

Currently, Iron leads the Breakers by 21 points, and the Breakers are desperate not to place 4th twice in a row.

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Sarah Sjostrom Breaks 50 Freestyle ISL Record with 23.17, 5th-Fastest All-Time

Energy Standard’s Sarah Sjostrom swam a 23.17 in the 50 freestyle Thursday, lowering Ranomi Kromowidjojo’s (Iron) 23.29 ISL Record from the 2019 ISL season.

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2021 ISL Match 3 Preview: Aussie Boost to London Unlikely Enough to Beat Energy

The third match of the 2021 ISL season will feature Iron and London Roar in their season 3 debuts, alongside Energy Standard and the New York Breakers.

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Economic Benefits of 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Estimated at Over $55 Billion USD

Despite the one-year delay and a ban on spectators, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are expected to create $55.75 billion in economic benefits.

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