Articles by SwimSwam Staff

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.

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2014 Tom Dolan Invite Photo Vault

Brian Tsau NCAP – Winner of the 1650. Many thanks to Rafael Domeyko – rafaeldomeyko.com – 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.

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Synchro History Has Been Made, The Men Are In Thanks to FINA

The sport of synchronized swimming will make an historic move in the near future as FINA recently added mixed-gender events to its international championships.

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UC San Diego, USC Play in NCAA Water Polo Championships

The 2014 men’s NCAA Water Polo tournament is scheduled for December 6th and 7th at UC San Diego.  Yesterday USC…

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Freestyler Alexis Simpson to stay in state with Florida Gulf Coast University

Alexis Simpson (middle left) will move from Swim Florida to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles next season.

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Scottish Gas National Short Course Championships Highlight Olympic and World Medalists

Olympic, World and European medallists will line up alongside over 30 of Team Scotland’s aquatic heroes from the summer at the Scottish Gas National Short Course Championships

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Eli Broman Signs With Wisconsin – Green Bay

On the first signing day for the early period (Nov.12) Eli Broman signed a National Letter of Intent to swim for the…

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Objectivity: The Case FOR and AGAINST Phelps as Athlete of the Year

Several eyebrows were raised last night at the 2014 Golden Goggles Award Ceremony as Michael Phelps’ name was announced as…

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FGCU Earns Verbal from Finland’s IM Specialist Fanny Teijonsalo

FGCU goes overseas to add Fanny Teijonsalo to their list of Class of 2015 verbals.

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Alexis Simpson Stays Local With Verbal To FGCU

Naples native Alexis Simpson, has made her verbal commitment to the FGCU Eagles.

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Georgie Gardner Commits to FGCU Eagles

Florida Gulf Coast University picks up another commitment for the 2015-2016 season from Maine’s Georgie Gardner. Gardner made her decision…

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IRSC Transfer Barbara Caraballo Will Score Immediately For FGCU Eagles

Florida Gulf Coast University has picked up another commitment for the 2015-2016 season from Indian River State College’s Barbara Caraballo. Caraballo…

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