As swim parents, most of us are extremely involved in our children’s lives. Our kids have tough schedules with practices before and after school, plus weekends spent at meets. They balance their busy swim schedules with academics and trying to have a “normal” lif
By Robert Sullivan, in the second part of a five-piece series They swim to reach goals. We all set goals…
Swim meets are a world upon themselves. They can be stressful, fun and a wild roller coaster ride. If we step back and let our swimmers take over, meets can be a place for them to be responsible.
Another possible Olympic swimmer has entered the world, courtesy of Aussie athletes Melanie and Chris Wright.
It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.
What can I say about our coaches? Not a one them was perfect. My kids liked some better than others. They learned from each and every one, through good times as well as bad.
I was a sugar addict! I grew up with a sweet tooth for cereals, candies, pies and pastries. You name it, if it was sweet, I loved it.
Longtime Olympic television coverage host Bob Costas will be stepping down from his post, with Mike Tirico taking over as the main face of NBC Olympic coverage beginning in 2018.
El pasado 31 de enero comenzó el periodo de inscripción para el campeonato masters mundial de la FINA en Budapest, Hungría. Dicho campeonato…
Do you spend your workday constantly checking SwimSwam.com for any new updates on your favorite swimmers? Do you lose sleep at night with concern you’ll miss the latest happenings in the aquatic world? Have you worn out your refresh button trying to make sure you’re the first to see our next Nathan Adrian photo gallery?
Last week was another milestone in my daughter’s long swim career when her school held a signing ceremony for athletes headed to college for their sports.
The Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) says it has provided an economic impact to the tune of $130 million to the surrounding areas since its opening.
Read the resolution of last month’s dispute concerning a Canadian swimming club suing parents who allegedly failed to fulfill volunteering commitments.
Swimmers always get a little giddy when coach lets them use fins for the main set. Here are 5 things…
Have you ever questioned your kids’ coach or had a conflict? If so, how you handle situations may determine if your child benefits or is harmed from your involvement.