Lifestyle

Shouts from the Stands: Heart Screenings in High School Athletes

We can all agree that swimming is the most fun sport. On the other hand, swimming, like all other sports, is dangerous, and injuries are not uncommon.

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Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft

Welcome to the first ever SwimSwam mid cycle US Olympic draft. 8 SwimSwam contributors will attempt to defeat each other by drafting the best possible 2020 Olympic rosters.

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9 Things Parents of Distance Swimmers Know

As the parent of distance swimmers, my days at meets are decidedly different from parents of sprinters.

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17 Ways You Know You Are a Distance Swimmer

The distance swimmer has their own set of struggles. Here are 17 ways you know that you are a distance swimmer.

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Detroit Motor City Mile Will Become Swim Across America Mile

As the Motor City Mile looks to 2019, it will come under the umbrella of Swim Across America to become Swim Across America—Motor City Mile.

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15 Things Only Your Teammates Understand

Swimming might look like an individual sport, but the bond that is created between teammates is powerful and unforgettable. Here are 15 things only your teammates understand.

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Michael Phelps Puts Arizona Home On The Market

Michael and Nicole Phelps have reportedly put their Arizona home on the market, with their new destination yet unknown.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 42% Pick Cordes To Lead U.S. Breaststrokers

Cordes has been the top American 100 breaststroker in three of the past five seasons: 2013, 2014 and 2017. He garnered nearly half of our votes despite uncertainty as to where exactly he’ll be training for the next two years.

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Everyone Else

It’s an easy trap to fall into. You see other swimmers around you achieving the things you want to achieve and finding the success you want to find but that, for whatever reason, you just can’t seem to get your hands on.

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Are Parents Adding to Performance Pressure?

I believe our children experience more pressure to perform in their sports and academics today than we did. What can we do to help our children with performance pressure?

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Are You a Supportive or Overly-Involved Swim Parent?

Where do we cross the line from being supportive, to being “overly involved?” Look around at a swim meet and see if you can spot “those” parents. Then, take a look in the mirror and check to see what kind of swim parent you are.

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6 Reasons You Will Love The Caeleb Dressel Cover Of SwimSwam Magazine’s Summer Preview

If you want SwimSwam Magazine, subscribe here.  The 2018 SUMMER PREVIEW is out now, and it is nearly one pound. Our theme is…

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Simone Reveals Secret to Having Good Hair at Swim Meets (Video)

Simone is not only a master at sprinting, but also at having great hair while she’s doing it. She let us in on her secret to maintaining it during swim meets

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28-Year-Old Cal Post Grad/PhD Makes Age Group Drops in Santa Clara (Video)

In May of 2018, Wyatt was hooded as a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Cal. A few weeks later, he went 1:01.8 in the 100 LCM breast, a lifetime best by nearly 2 seconds

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Katie Ledecky TYR Pro Swim – Santa Clara – Photo Vault

Katie Ledecky, arguably the most marketable swimmer to turn pro since Michael Phelps, has signed a sponsorship deal with swimwear brand TYR, announcing…

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