USAS Commitee Proposes Additional Layer of LC Championship Meets; Splitting Winter Juniors

The proposals by USA Swimming would bring drastic changes to the format of championship season, especially for junior athletes.


Katie Hoff drops 2:12.0 in 200 IM at SFTL International in Florida, wins 4 races

Katie Hoff, on the comeback trail in the Sunshine State after a swimming hiatus, won four events at the SFTL meet, including a 200 IM that would have won the Santa Clara Grand Prix by over a half second.


Hosszu, Dwyer claim Grand Prix points prizes, Leverenz earns BMW by half a point

The overall Grand Prix points race had some big finishes come down to the wire, with Conor Dwyer taking the men’s title by a single point and Caitlin Leverenz earning the women’s BMW lease by just a half-point.

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World Record Race Video: Katie Ledecky rips 15:34.23 in the 1500m Freestyle in Texas

She touched the wall in 15:34.23, lowering her personal best time and the previous world record set in Barcelona last summer at 15:36.53.


Katie Ledecky Smashes 800 Free World Record in Conroe, Texas

Katie Ledecky has broken her 2nd distance World Record thus far of the 2014 Woodlands Swim Team Senior Invitational in…


Matthew Klotz Rebreaks Own Deaf World Record in 100 Back

Dealympics Champion Matthew Klotz continues to punch through Deaf Swimming World Records, swimming a 58.31 in prelims today at the 2014…

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Sunday is the Last Day to Catch Katie Ledecky Swimming in Houston, Texas

The meet that kicked off with a world record by Katie Ledecky in the women’s 1500m freestyle concludes Sunday with more racing…


Katie Ledecky Swims to 1:56.45 in 200 Free at Woodlands Senior Invite

Katie Ledecky continues to be on a roll at the 2014 Woodlands Swim Team Senior Invite, with a pair of…


Katie Ledecky Swims World Leading 400 Freestyle At TWST Senior Invite

Last night, Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 1500 meter freestyle at the TWST Senior Invite, posting a…


Irvine Novaquatics Boys 13-14 800 Free Relay Breaks NAG at Southern California’s June Age Group Meet

The Irvine Novaquatics 13-14 boys 800 free relay broke a national age group record by 4.1 seconds at Southern California’s June Age Group Championships. Photo: Dean Hitchens


Fitter and Faster Swim Tour’s “Swim Like a Champion” Video Series wins Telly Award

“This video series was a long time coming. I had known since about five years before we began production that the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour needed to create a video,” said executive producer David Arluck.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 6/18/2014

A lot of new names had some great swims during the weekend of June 13-15, 2014. Below are our picks…


2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix Preview: Links, storylines and more

The Santa Clara Grand Prix is the next stop on the Michael Phelps comeback tour, and will also be the 2014 Grand Prix series debut for Missy Franklin.


Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Bethesda & Greenville Photo Vault

Olympians Nick Thoman, Kim Vandenberg & Kate Ziegler headline the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Bethesda, Maryland & Greenville, South Carolina clinics.

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Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel signs endorsement with Speedo

Just over a month after graduating from the University of Florida, two-time U.S. Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has signed her first official endorsement deal, joining Speedo’s lineup of high-profile athletes.

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