Previews & Recaps
The Cal women will be battling among themselves in the backstroke races for spots in finals, but they’ll have to deal with a bigger threat from the Australians in the evening.
2012 Paralympic gold medalist and SwimSwam’s Para-swimming correspondent Mallory Weggemann discusses the use of sport to change the perception of the term “disability.”
Jessica Long of the United States won two more gold medals on the final day of Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships: the 100 free S8 and 100 breast SB7.
Canada’s Aurélie Rivard will compete in the final session of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena.
Becca Meyers during her world record-breaking 200 IM at Para Pan Pacs.
USA Paralympic swim coach Dave Denniston wrapped up the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships with Mallory Weggemann.
Video Interview: Australia’s Maddison Elliott Post-100 Back Victory, Discusses Gold Medals at Para Pan Pacs
Maddison Elliott of Australia won the women’s 100 back S8 at Para Pan Pacs with a decisive 1:18.71. She sat down at the conclusion of Friday’s finals to talk with Mallory Weggemann.
Roderick Sewell won the men’s 100 breast SB6 at Para Pan Pacs in California. Listen to his story as he talks to Mallory Weggemann about the road he took to get here.
Brad Snyder, who has already won individual gold medals in the S11 class 50 and 100 free, 100 fly, and 400 IM, met up with Mallory Waggemann on the last day of Para Pan Pacs.
Paralympic swimmers have the same objective as any other swimmer: to get to the wall first. But there are also some very exclusive things you won’t see at any other type of swim competition…
Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! oy! oy! oy! The Australian Para Pan Pacs team finished second to the US in overall medal count but produced the most golds of any of the teams competing in Pasadena.
Americans Ian Silverman (L) and Dalton Herendeen (R) at the start of the men’s 100 back S10 at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships on Saturday, August 9.
American Becca Meyers has broken her 2nd World Record of the week at the 2014 Para Pan Pac Championships.