Taylor Ruck Destroys Canadian National Age Group Record in 200m Backstroke

Canadian 14-year old Taylor Ruck already ranks among the greats of all-time in the 200 backstroke in her country.


Forecasting the road to next year’s Rio Olympic Games

Now that the 2016 Rio Olympics are officially “next year,” let’s take a look back at the previous Olympic cycle to see just how much is likely to change between now and Rio.


TIMELAPSE: Watch Dalhousie University Swim an Entire Practice in 4 Minutes

For most of this week in Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada, the high temperatures have been in the mid-30’s. In San…

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UBC Men, Women Sit Atop December CIS College Rankings

The UBC Thunderbirds are the dominant force in the latest CIS polls both on the men’s and the women’s side of the pool.

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2014 Swammy Awards: Canadian Female Swimmer Of The Year Brittany MacLean

Her multiple national records, success on the NCAA scene, medal performances at international meets, and the fact that she was able to swim best times at four different championship meets throughout the year are what made Brittany MacLean the perfect recipient for this Swammy award.

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2014 Swammy Awards: Canadian Swimmer Of The Year Ryan Cochrane

The last 100 is where Cochrane turned on the jets and rocked a wicked 55.5 last 100 to pass McKeon, come fist, and set a new Canadian record of 3:43.46.


2014 Swammy Awards: Canadian Coach Of The Year Tom Johnson

To see all of the 2014 Swammy Award winners, presented by TYR, click here. 2014 HONOUREE: TOM JOHNSON These past…

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Simon Fraser Swimming: The Lone Canadian Clan in the American NCAA

In the above video from Simon Fraser University, head coach Liam Donnelly discusses his team’s position as the lone Canadian…


Arena Signs Canadian Commonwealth Champion Katerine Savard

“Katerine is a bright young star in a very competitive event, so it’s with great pleasure that we welcome her to our team of elite athletes,” said Pierre Vermette, Director of Sales and Marketing of F3 Distribution Inc.. (Official distributor of Arena in Canada)

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Video Interview: Michael Andrew Takes The Official Swimswam Canada Test

We at Swimswam decided to have some fun and test Michael Andrew on some Canadian facts at the Ontario Junior…

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Video Interview: Dean Boles – Bringing The World To Us

Dean Boles is the provincial mentor coach for Swim Ontario, and was partly responsible for bringing together the first Ontario…

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Video Interview: Michael Andrew Goes Through His Races; Praises Seliskar’s Underwaters

Michael Andrew  came to Canada this past weekend to race at the Ontario Junior International held at the new Toronto…


Video Interview: Penny Oleksiak Breaks Down Her Two New Canadian Records

Penny Oleksiak was on fire this weekend, setting two new Canadian age group records in the 13-14 year-old category at…

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Video Interview: Javier Acevedo Narrowly Misses Bundle Of Canadian Records

Ajax swimmer Javier Acevedo competed at the Ontario Junior International this weekend representing Swim Ontario. There he took home nine…

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Video Interview: Store Manager Paola Di Giovanni Introduces New Team Aquatic Supplies Shop

Team Aquatic Supplies is one of Swimswam’s Canadian sponsors. TAS recently opened a new store at the Toronto Pan Am…

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