Articles by Reid Carlson

Max McHugh Blasts 1:53.5 200 Breast at Y-Nats, 5th-Fastest 17-18 Ever

Max McHugh breaks the 200 breaststroke record twice in a single day, while Annika McEnroe continues to drive down her 100 butterfly time.

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Commonwealth Countdown: Aussie Vets, Newcomers Favored in Women’s Fly

The women’s butterfly races are loaded with domestic (Australian) and foreign talent, which has made determinin who will come out on top in each race rather difficult.

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Brazil’s CBDA Publishes 2018 Competition Calendar

Brazil’s National Swimming Federation has published its competition calendar for the 2018 season.

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Brazil Allows Swimmers More Individual Races at National Championships

The Brazilian Swimming Federation announced that it is increasing the number of individual races a swimmer may contest at national competitions.

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Commonwealth Countdown: 3 Backstroke Medals of What Color For Larkin?

Though the Australian men took home no medals in the backstroke events at last summer’s FINA World Championships in Budapest, they remain the best in the Commonwealth.

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Egypt Unveils the Farida Osman Swimming Complex

Osman, who was present for the ribbon cutting, said on Instagram that she was “Extremely honored and proud” of the recognition.

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Jill Sterkel, UT Coach and Swimmer, Joins Texas Sports Hall of Fame

28 AIAW All-American honors. 4 Olympic medals. Former world record holder. Coach to Olympians. It was only a matter of time before Jill Sterkel received her Hall of Fame honors from UT.

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Michael Phelps Calls on USOC to Do More for Athletes With Depression

Michael Phelps says the United States Olympic Committee needs to do more to help athletes struggling with depression.

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Michigan State Spent $500,000 Tracking Nassar Victims & Journalists

Michigan State University paid a public-relations firm upwards of $500,000 to keep track of and report on the social media activity of Larry Nassar’s victims and some journalists covering the case.

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Reece Whitley Named to The Root’s 2018 “Young Futurists” List

Reece Whitley one of 25 on The Root’s “Young Futurists 2018” list.

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GWU Head Coach James Winchester Talks Team Growth & Future Outlook

GWU Head Coach James Winchester took a moment to tell SwimSwam how the program has grown and improved since he took over three years ago.

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George Washington’s Gustav Hokfelt on Rising Team & Personal Success

The sole swimmer to represent George Washington University at this year’s NCAAs, Hokfelt is not an outlier, but rather an early success story.

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Conner McHugh on Final NCAAs and Incoming Frosh/Brother Max (Video)

Minnesota senior Conner McHugh gave the home crowd something special to cheer for at last week’s 2018 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by the University of Minnesota.

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Bowen Becker: “Goals Are Definitely Getting Higher” (Video)

Following a breakout NCAA season, Becker is ready to race in the big pool this summer and make waves on the international stage.

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