Vinny Marciano Breaks 11-12 National Age Group Record in 100 Backstroke

12-year old Vinny Maricano broke a National Age Group Record that was exactly one week old on Sunday.


Piranha Swim Team Robbed Overnight of $5,000 Worth of Equipment

According to the team’s website, the Piranha Swim Team in Palm Springs, California has been robbed of the equipment it…


Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Booster Drill for Explosive Sprints with Kara Lynn Joyce

This point of this “Sprint Freestyle Drill” with Kara Lynn Joyce and Jimmy Feigen is to be fast, explosive, and have a great reaction time.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 1/22/2014

In addition to downing several NAG records over the weekend, age-group swimmers came up with some pretty fast swims in both long- and short-course meets. Here are this week’s Daring Dozen.


Becca Mann Moves to North Baltimore Aquatic Club

USA Swimming National Team member Becca Mann is joining a new training group.


12-Year Old Destin Lasco Re-Breaks His Own NAG Record in 100 Back

Destin Lasco has broken his 2nd National Age Group Record at the MA Elite Meet.


Michael Andrew Breaks 3rd Different NAG Record in Austin with 100 Breaststroke Bullet

Michael Andrew, a P2 Life Athlete,  has had no trouble turning his short course success into long course success in Austin,…


Michael Andrew breaks NAG record in 100 back by .01 at Austin Grand Prix prelims

Michael Andrew is beginning to extend his record-book dominance to the long course pool, shaving a hundredth off the 100 back record and coming within a tenth of the 100 breast record.

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Destin Lasco sets 11-12 NAG record in 50 yard back at MA Elite Meet

The 12-year-old went 25.02 and now holds the 50 and 100 short-course yard NAG records for the 11-12 age group.


Take 2: Michael Andrew breaks NAG Record in 50 Free Time Trial

After tying the his own 13-14 record in prelims, Andrew got in the pool around 8 minutes later to break the record in a time trial.


Hardcore Swim of the Week: 12-Year-Old Will Barao Has Record Weekend

With seven individual swims ranked in the top 15 nationally, Will Barao of the South Shore YMCA Strypers gets the nod for the HardCoreSwim of the Week.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 1/15/2014

There weren’t a lot of meets this past weekend, but the ones that did take place produced some big swims,…


Stingray Swim Club Lip Dub Bohemian Rhapsody

Members, young and old, of Stingray Swim Club in the Cayman Islands threw together what is sure to delight audiences everywhere with their silly antics and fully bought-­‐in performances.


Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Start Reaction Drill with Claire Donahue and Adam Brown

The start is an essential part of the race, especially for the sprints. 2012 Olympic Champion Claire Donahue and Adam Brown share a reaction drill that will help you get off the blocks faster!