Why RPM Matters in Swimming

In the sprinters’ world, RPM matters. When a swimmer goes from hip-driven to shoulder-driven, he basically changes the technique of using his hand (and arm) from an airplane wing and paddle to using it as a propeller.

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Atkinson’s Breakthrough Highlights Day 2 Of FINA World Cup – Tokyo

After narrowing in on the 50 breast World Record last week, Atkinson finally had a breakthrough in today’s race.

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The World Swimming Association: The Group That Would Replace FINA

A group of individuals known as the World Swimming Association have come together to create an alternative to FINA, and now present their constitution and organizational structure to the world.

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Rikako Ikee Sets Two More WJR’s in 50 Fly, 100 IM at Tokyo WC

After setting the 100 SCM fly WJR just yesterday, Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee has punched her name down for two more WJR’s– this time in the 50 SCM fly and 100 SCM IM.

2016 US Jr National Champion Johannes Calloni Verbals to Stanford

Johannes Calloni of Scarlet Aquatics and Saint Peter’s Prep in NJ has verbally committed to Stanford’s class of 2021.

Alia Atkinson Breaks 50 SCM Breast World Record in Tokyo

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson has broken the 50 short course meters breaststroke world record at the Tokyo stop of the FINA World Cup Tour.

The Champion State of Mind: What Swimmers Need To Meet Our Goals

Andrew Gyenis is a graduate of Stanford University, where he studied renewable energy and creative writing. He is a long…

‘Call Of Duty’ Michael Phelps-Style (Video)

Michael Phelps’ love affair with Call of Duty is complete, as the 28-time gold medalist appears in the video game’s latest action trailer.

10 Things You Didn’t Know about South Padre Island

In preparation for the upcoming South Padre Open Water Festival on November 5-6, we wanted to share some key facts about the Island and why its one of the best open water destinations in the US.

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Worrell Crashes 100 Fly Party On Day 1 of FINA World Cup – Tokyo

Up until this point of the series, the 100 fly had been dominated by Jeanette Ottesen and Katinka Hosszu. In Tokyo, however, Team USA’s Kelsi Worrell took control of the race, picking up her first gold of the 2016 World Cup series.

Brazilian Judge Denies Request To Dismiss Case Against Ryan Lochte

Months after leaving Rio, U.S. Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte’s troubles with the Rio gas station incident aren’t over quite yet.

FINA Pushes For New Tokyo 2020 Aquatic Venue Despite Cost Concerns

To help mitigate the rising expenses across venues of all sports, a Tokyo committee is suggesting that the Olympic aquatic events be held in the existing Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center, but not all involved agree.

Georgia State Champion Jeffrey Durmer Commits To Northwestern

Durmer is coming off a very strong 2015-16 season that saw him compete in his first ever Olympic Trials.

Sam McHugh, Colleen Callahan Named SEC Swimmers of the Week

McHugh won all four of his individual events to lead Tennessee to a 216-156 victory over North Carolina. He recorded three NCAA B-cut times in his opening weekend in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 fly.

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha Undergoes Successful Surgery

Brazilian Olympian Ana Marcela Cunha underwent a successful surgery to remove her spleen this past Sunday, October 23rd.

Senior Engineering Students at Bentonville HS Take on Fogging Goggles

Every swimmer knows this struggle.  Right after an intense dryland or right in the middle of a hard main set…

British Swimmer Gets College Football Offers When U.S. Coaches See This…

British swimmer Reiss Ormonde-Cunningham has been practicing his kicking, but in more ways than just his usual kick sets in the pool.

Rikako Ikee Wows Home Crowd With New WJR In 100 Fly

Rikako Ikee’s speed shows no signs of slowing down, as the 16-year-old Japanese swimmer scored a new WJR in Tokyo today.

Four Days Later, Kyle Chalmers Re-Smashes 100 SCM Free WJR in Tokyo

Kyle Chalmers’ golden Olympic summer has given way to continued success in the short course meters pool on the FINA World Cup Tour this fall.