Articles by SwimSwam Staff

15 Reasons to be Thankful for Swimming

#4 is the Swimmer Appetite, #5 is College Swimming and #11 is Nathan Adrian! We stopped at 15, but we could’ve gone on forever. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?


Why Great Britain’s Olympic Qualifying Standards Might Not Be As Crazy As They Seem

Great Britain’s selection system will cut the team’s size, sure, but it shouldn’t affect any clear medal hopefuls and gives the federation flexibility to put together a roster it feels good about, two major pluses in Olympic selection.


Dear Swim Coach, Thank You

Here are 10 big reasons swimmers can say THANK YOU to their coaches.


$396,000 Up For Grabs At FINA’s Paris-Chartres World Cup Stop

After an exciting two days in Moscow, the world’s top competitors have traveled to Paris for the second stop of the 2015 FINA World Cup Series.


2015 FINA World Swimming Day 4 Final Photo Vault

Not even half way through the 2015 FINA world swimming championship and there’s already been a mind blowing number of amazing…

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Speedo USA Hosts ‘Splash Bash’ at 2015 Speedo Junior Nationals

On Monday Speedo USA celebrated the 843 athletes who took part in the 2015 Speedo Junior Nationals with Splash Bash, a blowout concert to conclude the five-day competition.

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Katinka Hosszu Responds to Doping Allegations, Mulls Legal Action

Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu has made her first public response to allegations by Casey Barrett that she is using performance enhancing drugs, despite what he says is “no proof.”


Madeleine Lepesant Commits to Swim at D3 Hamilton College for 2015-16

Madeleine Lepesant has committed to swim for Hamilton College beginning with the 2015-16 season.

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Albion College swimming & diving – Calvin College Quad Meet Recap

Albion College swimmers competed in the first session of a quad meet at Calvin College.

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9 Reasons To Schedule A Screening of Touch the Wall For Your Swim Club

#3 – It’s a team event that doesn’t involve swimming. You just relax and enjoy the show…with popcorn.

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Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman Host Shallow Water Blackout Prevention PSA

Phelps’ career-long coach Bob Bowman does the heavy lift in this PSA, but Phelps is the backdrop, swimming with his North Baltimore Aquatic Club teammates, and Phelps weighs-in at the end with a strong message.


2014 Tom Dolan Invite Photo Vault

Brian Tsau NCAP – Winner of the 1650. Many thanks to Rafael Domeyko – – for these swimming photos.

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Alia Atkinson ties world record in Jamaica’s first-ever Short Course World Championship

Jamaican history was made when former Texas A&M standout Alia Atkinson posted a 1st place 1:02.36 finish to tie the 100 breast world record.