Articles by Robert Gibbs

2016 Arena Pro Series – Mesa: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Michael Phelps will be going against a strong field that includes his training partners Chase Kalisz and David Nolan, among others, in the final of the 200 IM at the Mesa stop of the Arena Pro Series.


2016 Mesa PSS Day 2: How Much Did The Wind Affect Swims?

Nathan Adrian had the wind at his back as he took gold in the 50 free tonight on Day 2 of the Arena Pro Series stop in Mesa.


2016 Mesa PSS: Vollmer vs. Worrell Setting Up Omaha Showdown

Dana Vollmer won the 100 fly tonight in Mesa with the fastest time by a U.S. swimmer since her own gold medal in London in 2012.


2016 Arena Pro Series – Mesa: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Allison Schmitt is one of defending Olympic gold medalists looking to make a splash in the first finals session of the 2016 Arena Pro Series stop in Mesa, Arizona.


5 Storylines, All the Links You Need for the Mesa PSS

Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 800 free earlier this year at the Austin Pro Series meet, and she’ll be swimming that event again, along with plenty of others, this week in Mesa.


2016 M. NCAA Picks: Can Anybody Stop Clark Smith in the 1650?

Texas junior Clark Smith will be swimming the 1650 free on the final day of the NCAA championships after making the championship final in the 200 fly last year, but given his distance performances so far this season, he’s the clear favorite to take the win.


2016 M. NCAA Picks: Texas Taper vs. Wolfpack Hunger in 800 Free Relay

The Texas men ended up with the win in the first relay on last year’s schedule because of a NC State DQ, and the two teams should go 1-2 again in the first event of this year’s NCAA championships: the 800 free relay.


2016 M. NCAA Picks: New Names Top 200 IM Psych Sheet, Returners Lurk

Georgia sophomore Gunnar Bentz will be looking to move up from last year’s 8th-place finish in the 200 IM at NCAA’s, but he’ll likely have to spar against a star-studded cast of fellow returners: Will Licon, Josh Prenot, Ryan Murphy, and Dylan Bosch


2016 M. NCAA Picks: Texas, Cal Set For Another Epic 400 Medley Relay

Jack Conger and the Texas Longhorns are looking to defend last year’s come-from-behind title in the 400 medley relay, but a retooled California Bears squad should be just as formidable as the last few years.


2016 NCAA W. Picks: Bears Look for Three in a Row for 800 Free Relay

Senior Elizabeth Pelton be looking for her third straight championship in the 800 free relay as swims it for the California Golden Bears for the fourth and final time at the NCAA championships this week.

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2016 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Sam Perry leads a Stanford team that holds a solid lead over USC heading into the final night of action at the 2016 Pac 12 Men’s Championships.


Abbey Weitzeil Goes 21.12, Smashes 50 Free American Record

See race video here. After missing the American Record by .01 earlier in the evening, 19 year-old Abbey Weitzeil of…


2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Orlando Day Three Finals Live Recap

Simone Manuel comes into tonight with the fastest time this morning in the 100 free, but she’ll have to hold her seed against an array of stars, including Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin, and Natalie Coughlin.


Yuliya Efimova Swims Fastest 100 Breast This Year at Orlando PSS

2015 world champion Yuliya Efimova swam the fastest time of 2016 in the 100 breast tonight at the Orlando Pro Series.

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Cody Miller Disqualified in Orlando PSS 100 Breast Final (With Video)

Cody Miller, who represented the USA in Kazan this past summer at the 2015 World Championships, touched the wall first tonight in the A-final of the 100 breast at the Orland Pro Series, but was quickly disqualified for taking too many dolphin kicks.


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