Shouts From the Stands: Reviewing Dr. Sam Freas’ Book “Sprinting II: It Takes Guts”

“One of the best!” That’s quite a statement, but that’s exactly right. Dr. Sam Freas, currently head swimming coach at…


German Record Holder Franziska Hentke Swims 2:08 200 Fly to End 2014; Signs With Arena

Arena’s international arm continues to build up an increasingly impressive resume of stars, and the latest signing is German swimmer Franziska…

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Our 14 Favorite Underwater Photos from 2014

It’s the end of another year and we sat down with SwimSwam photographer Mike Lewis and selected 14 of our…


USA Swimming Hires Lucinda McRoberts as Chief Counsel, Director of Legal Affairs

Lucinda McRoberts has joined USA Swimming in the newly-created position of Chief Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs, where she…


2015 International Swimming Hall of Fame Inductees to be Enshrined in California

The International Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame Complex in Ft. Lauderdale has seen its final inducted class.

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FINA Junior World Records in SCM Can Be Set Beginning January 1st, 2015

Katie Ledecky is the Junior World Record holder in several long course events already, but will be too old by the time FINA begins to recognize short course meters Junior World Records to break them.


Before Foxcatcher: The story of the Swimming Hall of Fame and the John du Pont not depicted in FOXCATCHER, the movie

“The Carell character (playing du Pont) in the movie is not the man I knew,” said swim coach Frank Keefe, who walked out of the film before it ended in disgust. “The John du Pont I knew was my friend, a patriot and a hero…”


7 Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Here are 7 Swim Jobs you might love…

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Need a Gift Idea This Holiday? Give Your Swimmer an Elite Level Strength Program

BridgeAthletic is offering SwimSwam readers the ability to give the gift of an elite level strength program at a discount.


Olympian Josh Davis Breaks Down USRPT in a Way You Have Not Heard Before – Video

5-time Olympic Medalist, Josh Davis, breaks down your swimming career, and why USRPT works for the majority of swimmers.


Swim Job: SwimLabs Franchise Owner

If you want to own your own business and be your own boss within the swimming community, why not do something you already know and love?

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Katie Ledecky Honored as “Champion of Champions” By L’Equipe

Ledecky is the first swimmer to earn L’Equipe’s international “Champion of Champions” award, which has been presented annually since 1980.


Peter Daland Posthumously Awarded The FINA Gold Pin

The FINA Bureau posthumously awarded the Gold Pin to Peter Daland, former USC coach, for his outstanding contribution to swimming.


Swim Job: Scottsdale Aquatic Club seeks Assistant Swim Coach

Scottsdale Aquatic Club has approximately 400 swimmers, was named a 2014 Gold Medal Club by USA Swimming, and they finished 3rd in the combined team scoring at the 2014 SC Junior National Championships.

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Meet Mobile to Begin Charging Subscription Fees for Meet Results

Update: Updated with cost information. Active’s ubiquitous Meet Mobile mobile swimming results application is about to undergo a major face-lift, that the…