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Arena USA Chief Tim McCool Addresses FINA Non-Compliant Suit

“Early Monday morning Arena USA distributed a press release, “Arena Waives FINA Approval On Three Models Of Powerskin Carbon-Pro”. SwimSwam spoke with Tim McCool, who helms Arena USA, shortly after the release went live.”

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Excerpt from Buoyant, The Book By Aaron Peirsol’s Mother

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Buoyant: How Water and Willpower Helped Wella to Channel Aaron and Hayley Peirsol has been…

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Arena Waives FINA Approval On Three Models Of Powerskin Carbon-Pro – Updated

“In February 2013, FINA, the international governing body for all aquatic sports, requested compliance information regarding one of the Arena POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro racing suits (woman full body open back – FINA approval code AR220993), purchased during routine testing.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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USA Swimming President’s Message From Bruce Stratton

This is an unedited message from USA Swimming President Bruce Stratton.  Mr. Stratton has dedicated nearly 30 years of volunteer…

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Shark Swimming Trunks Launch In 2013

Shark, the swimwear designer and producer based in London, is pleased to announce it has officially begun trading. At Shark,…

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FIRST: The Story of the London 2012 Olympic Games

“First” is a cinema event featuring first-time Olympic athletes, like Missy Franklin, from the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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USA Swimming Announces Four New Hires in Business Development Division

USA Swimming today announced that Dana Bonner (Ship Bottom, N.J.), John Martin (Charlotte, N.C.), Wendy Peel (Centerville, Ohio) and Tommy Schield (Bellflower, Ill.) will join the business development…

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Mark Schubert, 8-time Olympic Coach, Joins Dolfin Swimwear

“Mark Schubert is one of the leading coaches in the world at the Elite level of competitive swimming. Currently the Head Coach and CEO of Golden West Swim Club, and the Head Coach of Swimming at Golden West College, Mr. Schubert recently served as USA Swimming’s National Team Head Coach (2009 to 2010) as well as a coach for eight US Olympic Swimming Teams.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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USA Swimming and Sigma Gamma Rho Partner For Conference In Boston

“This partnership is part of USA Swimming’s on-going recruiting efforts aimed at arming parents with the information and resources they need to get their children involved in the sport for its health and safety benefits.”

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House of Delegates Governance Sends Out Responses on Proposed Format Changes

In a second update about proposed rules changes to the USA Swimming House of Delegates and annual convention structure, Peter…

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Le Clos, Famous for Beating Phelps, To Pen Story for Penguin Books

“Chad le Clos, the South African swimming star who famously topped Michael Phelps in the 200 butterfly, will pen his story for Penguin Books.” (Photo Credit: Arena/LaPress)

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Top 12 List, Updated: Who Has The Most Klout in the Sport of Swimming

“Olympic Champion, Nathan Adrian, is making a big impact in social media, his Klout Score rising fast since the London Olympic Games.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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USA Swimming Foundation wins Award from National Water Safety Congress

Cullen Jones, Olympic Champion and USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Ambassador. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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No tomorrow for Canada’s Para swimmers

MINNEAPOLIS – Paralympic champions Benoit Huot and Valérie Grand’Maison will be among Canada’s top swimmers competing at the Can Am…

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