Left handed people are a little like X-Men, with superpowers. For example left handers can adjust to seeing underwater quicker! 5-time Olympic medalist, Josh Davis (featured image), is left handed. (Photo Credit: MOO BOSC)
James Magnussen (featured image, Olympic ink) is a swimmer who does not give in. After a disappointing 2012 Olympic Games, Magnussen returned to the top of the men’s 100m free mountain, winning the 2013 FINA World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Now that the World Championships and the first two World Cup stops have concluded it is time for many of the top swimmers in the world to take some well deserved time off.
USMS Executive Director Rob Butcher finds time in his busy schedule to get in a solid swim in the 100 breaststroke at the nationals. (Photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography – Courtesy US Masters Swimming)
Mallory Weggemann has launched a crowdsourcing fundraiser to help her on her way to ‘new mobility’. (Photo: Melissa Lundie)
17-year-old Natalie Bowman will compete in the Youth World Championship of Modern Pentathlon this week in Wuhan, China. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Go behind the scenes at the 2013 FINA World Championships. At the 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials, we had the aquazone. At FINA Worlds, it’s Planet Water Village.
Africa Report, Day 4 Continued, Cameron Van Der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi: The Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. of Breaststroke
This is the second half of the story about training partners and best friends, Cameron Van Der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi. They earned the Gold and Bronze medals in the 50m breaststroke on Day 4 of the 2013 FINA World Championships. (Photo Credit: Gil Levy / @SwimCoachLevy)
Africa Report, Day 4, Cameron Van Der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi: The Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. of Breaststroke
South Africa wins the medal count on Day 4 with medals from Chad Le Clos, along with training partners and best friends, Giulio Zorzi and Cameron Van Der Burgh. (Photo Credit: Gil Levy / @SwimCoachLevy)
Image courtesy of FINA
Join Olympic gold medalists Cullen Jones, Janet Evans, and Jason Lezak to support the USA Swimming Foundation’s mission to Save Lives and Build Champions. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Katie Ledecky’s World Record performance in the 1500 freestyle yesterday was recognized by ESPN SportsCenter, earning the fourth spot on their Top 10 Plays countdown. (Photo Credit: ESPN SportsCenter / @SportsCenter)
Dick Franklin (Missy’s dad) smiles for the camera as his wife (and doctor), DA Franklin, removes stitches from Leslie Berens’ (Ricky’s mom) hand at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo Credit; Trevor Freeland, Swimmer, VA Alum, part-time swimming analyst, full-time swim fan)