Industry

In Wake of Crippen Tragedy, New South Wales' Open Water Technical Committee Develops Water Temperature Policy

The Open Water Technical Committee for the Australian state of New South Wales has developed a new Water Temperature Policy…

  1 Comment

FINA Launches New and Improved World Swim Rankings

At long last, FINA has re-launched its own World Swim Rankings in a format with much greater usability and accuracy….

  Comment First!

Josh Schneider Signs with TYR

(Update: Press Release) USA-Swimming National Team member Josh Schneider has signed his first major sponsorship deal with swimsuit and equipment…

  4 Comments

"Amphibians": Play About Elite Swimmers to Open in London on January 4

Back in September, Swim Network’s Mike Gustafson quipped about a possible script for a teen-centric swimming movie. The movie would…

  Comment First!

2010 Year in Review: A Year of Turmoil and Tragedy in Review

The year 2010. This will be one of those years in swimming that will be remembered for a long time….

  2 Comments

2010 Dubai: Day 3 Recap: More Spectacular Swimming From Lochte, Youngin's on Day 3 in Dubai

1. Outside Smoke Rules the Day – Most top swimmers treat semi-final races as a chance to get stretched out…

  Comment First!

Dubai 2010: Results, Feedback, and Analysis From Day 1 Finals; Semi-Final Highlights

Wow, there’s tons to talk about after one day of competition. 1. What’s the deal with the Americans? – Ryan…

  6 Comments

FINA Hints at Timetable for Fran Crippen Investigation With Release of 2011 Open Water Schedule

Today, FINA released a revised Open Water season schedule for 2011 that includes pushing back both the Swimming World Cup…

  1 Comment

And the Award Goes To…Recapping the 2010 Golden Goggles

The big winners at the USA Swimming Golden Goggles Awards are….Drumroll please….Ryan Lochte and Rebecca Soni! Ok, so the drumroll…

  2 Comments

Online Donations Now Being Accepted for Fran Crippen's Elevation Foundation

Elevation Athletics, Fran Crippen’s former management company, has launched an online donations site for donating to the Elevation Foundation set…

  Comment First!

San Antonio's Northside ISD Gets Approval for $14 Million National Swim Center Mega-Facility

When people think of the United States’ great permanent swimming facilities, almost all of them exist in swimming mecca’s Florida…

  Comment First!

Richard Pound to Chair USA-Swimming Open Water Commission on Crippen Tragedy

USA Swimming has announced the five-person committee that will review the Fran Crippen situation specifically, and open water swimming in…

  Comment First!

FINA Sports Medicine Committee Approves of Dubai Facility for World Short Course Championships

The FINA Sports Medicine Committee received a private tour of the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex in Dubai…

  Comment First!

Phelps, Bowman, Design Signature Swim Spas for Backyard Training

In the latest big marketing deal for Michael Phelps, after announcing his Under Armour endorsement earlier this year, he has…

  9 Comments

FINA Announces Specific Task Force Members for Crippen Investigation

FINA has announced in a press release the task force that will investigate the tragic death of American Open Water…

  1 Comment