Opinion

SwimSwam Pulse: 82% Say Ledecky Made The Right Call By Going To Florida

Fans tend to agree with Katie Ledecky’s decision to move on from Stanford and head to Gainesville to train with Anthony Nesty.

  7 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: Canadians McIntosh, Wilm Are Biggest Surprises Of ISL Season

Ingrid Wilm (pictured) has torched her personal best times and scored a staggering 151 points so far in the ISL season for the LA Current.

  1 Comment

SwimSwam Pulse: Fans Have Appetite For Phelps In 200 Back, Dressel In 200 Free

31 percent selected a Michael Phelps 200 back as the hypothetical race they wanted to see, though there’s also an appetite for a Caeleb Dressel 200 free.

  55 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: 55% Pick Regan Smith To Be Top US Olympian/NCAA Freshman Scorer

More than half of readers believe that Regan Smith will be the top scoring female freshman among the four that represented the U.S. in Tokyo.

  25 Comments

Three Pet Hates About Swimming Strength Training

Three things not to do when when you’re strength training in order to get faster in the pool.

  8 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: 1/3 Think Aiden Hayes Will Be Highest Impact Freshman Sprinter

Just over one-third of readers picked top-ranked recruit Aiden Hayes to have the highest-impact freshman season among male freestyle sprinters.

  15 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: 36% Pick Tokyo Frog Kings As Most Likely To Disrupt ISL’s Top 4

Fans think the Frog Kings are the club with the best opportunity of breaking into the ISL Grand Finale in Season 3.

  4 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: 64% Pick Hafnaoui As Biggest Upset Winner of Tokyo Games

Tunisia’s Ahmed Hafnaoui won Olympic gold in the men’s 400 freestyle after swimming a lifetime best by more than two seconds.

  9 Comments

In His Own Words: Alexander Graham Details Ups & Downs On The Journey To Tokyo

After winning two Olympic medals in Tokyo, Australian Alexander Graham gives some insight into some of the mental battles he’s overcome in the sport.

  1 Comment

SwimSwam Pulse: 33% Say Schoenmaker’s 200 Breast Most Impressive WR In Tokyo

Just over one third of readers think that Tatjana Schoenmaker’s world record in the women’s 200 breaststroke was the most impressive of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

  33 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: 59% Prefer Olympic Medley Relays To Free Relays

More than half of voters preferred the medley relay to either of the free relays at the Olympic Games, per our latest poll.

  16 Comments

Life After Sport

“If you ever feel scared about what lies ahead, remember all the great, challenging things you have overcome throughout your career.”

  3 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: 62% Think Texas Should Join the SEC

About 61.6% of voters supported a potential University of Texas move to the SEC for NCAA athletics, including swimming & diving.

  4 Comments

Tokyo 2020: Unexpected “Rookie” Bowen Makes Big Splash in Gold Medal Relay

After considering retirement and waiting tables in 2020, Bowe Becker propelled the Americans to gold in the men’s 400 free relay at the Olympic Games.

  16 Comments

Both Tokyo Olympic 100 Breaststroke Champions Were Coached By Women

Female coaches are rare at the top levels of Olympic swimming, but they’re becoming more-and-more common thanks to women like Mel Marshall (above).

  30 Comments