Dara Torres at USMS Summer Nationals – Day 2 Video Coverage

Misty Hyman and Rob Butcher bring us Day 2 highlights from the 2013 Marriott USMS Summer Nationals at Mission Viejo. Several Olympians made it to the event including 5-Time Olympian Dara Torres.

About US Masters Swimming:

USMS is a national membership-operated nonprofit organization that provides membership benefits to nearly 60,000 Masters swimmers across the country. These benefits include insuranceSWIMMER magazinesanctioned events, and many others. USMS and its 52 Local Masters Swimming Committees (LMSCs) provide direct support to more than 1,500 smaller clubs and workout groups. Structure and organization of USMS programs vary and are driven by factors such as pool availability, instructor or coach availability, community support, and finances. The majority of locations offering USMS programs have coaches on deck. Coaches write workouts and provide feedback and instruction.

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stephen gomez
9 years ago


the advantage of masters over virtually any meet of its caliber is in addition to seeing lots of current and past top notch swimmers, you are actually in the water right there with them. I swam a free relay 2 lanes over from Cullen jones, nick brunelli, josh Schneider and david marsh. i was 3rd coach marsh anchored, so we were pretty close together. David only swam that one event, and its been his only competition in the past 10-15 years. this was spring 2012 nationals in Greensboro NC. The list of elite athletes and coaches i met at that meet is too numerous to count.

juniors is a hell of a fast meet this year, and i mean,… Read more »

bobo gigi
Reply to  stephen gomez
9 years ago

I understand and it must be great to see all these past champions and famous names.
But if I had to choose, as spectator, I would go to the juniors to see the future of US swimming.

Reply to  stephen gomez
9 years ago

Out of interest, what was Marsh’s time? 🙂

9 years ago

This competition is putting me on the edge of my seat! Why would they put on two fantastic meets, Juniors and Masters, during the same week 10 miles apart? How can all the fans possibly catch all the action!!

bobo gigi
Reply to  PAC12BACKER
9 years ago

I would go to the juniors. 🙂

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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