SwimSwam Pulse: 49% Would Base U.S. Short Course Worlds Selection Off SCM Times

Coleman Stewart was left off the U.S. SC World Championship team despite recently breaking the world record, bringing the selection criteria into question.


SwimSwam Pulse: Fans Most Excited For Georgia Tech, Wolfpack Invites In Week 1

Our most recent poll showed that the Georgia Tech Invite, featuring the Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs, brought the most anticipation for readers.

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Shouts From The Stands: Was Ledecky’s Tokyo 200 Free A Fluke?

With the 200/1500 double, Ledecky was well off her season-best time and finished outside of the podium in the women’s 200 free in Tokyo.


SwimSwam Pulse: Fans Slightly Favor Current Over Titans For ISL Final Spot

With Ryan Murphy set to return, SwimSwam readers are giving the LA Current the edge over the Toronto Titans to qualify for the ISL final.

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Shouts From The Stands: Bolles – A League Of Their Own

Bolles is a juggernaut in Florida, a Goliath of swimming in the entire nation, and perhaps the most dominating team in the history of sports.


This is SwimSwam’s 100,000th Post

I had a really awful haircut when SwimSwam went to its first Olympic Trials in 2012, so here’s a picture of Mel playing in the phone booth instead.


SwimSwam Pulse: 85% Would Support ISL Athletes In Boycott Scenario

While word of a possible ISL boycott made headlines a few weeks ago, things appear to be on track to have the playoffs commence on November 11.


SwimSwam Pulse: 75% Pick Gretchen Walsh As Most Impressive Female Freshman

Walsh has had a scorching start to her first NCAA season at Virginia, setting lifetime bests and leading the nation across different events.


SwimSwam Pulse: 53% Would Prefer USA vs Australia In Future Duel In The Pool

More than half of voters want to see the USA take on Australia, like they originally did from 2003-07, if the Duel In The Pool were to be brought back.


To Delay, or Not, NCAA Recruiting? Imperfect Solutions to an Imperfect Problem

The USOPC says that the NCAA should delay swimming recruiting. Swimmers, coaches, and parents are split. How do we solve such a messy problem?


SwimSwam Pulse: 71% Favor Smith Over Sates, Kibler In NCAA 200 Free

Despite the recent eye-popping performances from UGA commit Matt Sates, fans still think Kieran Smith is the man to beat in the 200 free at NCAAs.


SwimSwam Pulse: 62% Think Stanford Women Most Likely To Unseat NCAA Champions

Many fans are more optimistic about Stanford’s chances of dethroning the Virginia women compared to the Cal men taking down Texas.


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.


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.

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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.