A narrow majority of voters picked Ryan Lochte to win a hypothetical three-round skins race in the 100 IM with Michael Phelps.
“College swimming is the pinnacle of achievement for most kids, ensuring it has a vibrant future means being vocal today.”
Competitive parity was a bigger concern in the poll than a hard-to-follow system for spectators. And 31% of votes said the jackpots were a good addition.
It’s the closest poll we’ve ever had, with SwimSwam voters split between excitement for the NCAA and ISL seasons for 2020.
As history rolls on and time slips away, the lessons of history become the legacy of a tragedy.
Former open water elite Mark Warkentin remembers his complicated relationship with Fran, and how it evolved during, and then after, his own swimming career.
Butterfly (37.2%) and breaststroke (26.3%) led our poll, with readers most excited to see multi-round skin races of the short-axis strokes.
Almost two-thirds of voters expect coronavirus cases to have a significant impact on the outcome of this year’s International Swimming League season.
Leadership of William & Mary, including athletics director Samantha Huge, miscalculated the sports culture of the school.
We won’t have a rematch of last year’s International Swimming League logo bracket finals after a stunning upset in the semifinal rounds.
A wide majority of voters suggested that fundraising efforts won’t save any of the college swimming & diving programs cut this year.
We’re on to the semifinals in our International Swimming League logo bracket, with just four franchises remaining in the hunt.
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