International Swimming League

Reacting to the 24-Match ISL Season 4 Announcement

We discuss having swimming on nearly 100 hours of prime time TV, bringing the competition back to the USA, and complaints of late ISL payments.


ISL Annuncia La Quarta Stagione: 24 Partite Da Giugno 2022

La International Swimming League (ISL) ha annunciato un programma di 24 partite per la sua quarta stagione. Inizierà nel giugno 2022.

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Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 4)

In the final segment of the four-part series, we ponder whether the jackpot system should remain, or should the ISL remove it altogether?

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Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 3)

As we continue our analysis of the jackpots in the ISL, we find that, despite them causing massive point swings, ultimately they all blend together.


Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 2)

Do jackpots actually make much of a difference in the outcome of ISL matches? Part 2 of a four-part series looking at the ISL scoring system.


Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 1)

The first of a four-part series that takes a look at the current ISL scoring system and the impact made by jackpot points.


SwimSwam Pulse: 56% Think King Shouldn’t Have Been DQed In ISL Final

Voters are conflicted on whether or not the Cali Condors should’ve been disqualified in the women’s 400 medley relay during the ISL Final.


Who Was the International Swimming League DJ? DJ JFB

DJ JFB, who manned the turntables at the 2021 ISL meets in Eindhoven, won three major DJ titles in 2021 as a scratch DJ.


2021 SC Worlds Picks & Previews: Women’s Individual Medley

The absence of Abbie Wood gives Emma Weyant a clear inside track for her first career World Championship in the 400 IM this weekend.


Sarah Sjostrom Becomes ISL’s First-Ever Swimmer to Clear 1000 MVP Points

After 3 seasons, Energy Standard’s Sarah Sjostrom is the International Swimming League’s all-time leader in MVP Scoring.


Data Dump: Evaluating the 2021 ISL Draft/Recruiting Process

With the help of Barry Revzin, we’ve gone through and run the numbers and analyzed the results of the ISL’s 2021 recruitment process.


SwimSwam Breakdown: ISL Final DQ, Heilman NAGs & Daiya in Flagstaff

This week on the SwimSwam Breakdown, we discuss the ISL Final and the controversy that surrounded it, Thomas Heilman’s NAG record siege in Greensboro, & more


Breakout Swimmers Of The 2021 ISL Season

Ingrid Wilm was a true breakout star for the LA Current in Season 3, going from undrafted to free agent to the 11th-highest scorer in the league.


WATCH: Top Races, Interviews From The ISL Season 3 Finale

Highlights include the women’s 100 fly, men’s 100 and 200 breast, men’s 50 free, women’s 400 free, women’s 400 IM, men’s skins, and more.


Sarah Sjostrom Tops All Earners in 2021 ISL Season With $269,125

In total, the league awarded almost $6.9 million in prize money during the 2021 International Swimming League season, led by Sarah Sjostrom (above).