I was excited when I heard Brent Hayden was making a comeback for the 2020 Olympics – I remember taking a picture with him at the 2010 Missouri Grand Prix
With quarantine forcing top-level swimmers to find alternate ways to train and race, a few top-level talents are making do with an Arizona backyard.
The Canadian Olympic Committee has become the world’s first Olympic committee to declare that it won’t participate in a summer 2020 Olympic Games.
Among the group is Taylor Ruck, on a redshirt season from Stanford, who is back home in Scottsdale, Arizona training in a 20 yard pool.
Ahmed El-Awadi “is very much aligned with many of the points” made by USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey regarding postponing the 2020 Olympics for one year.
Kylie Masse is the first official signing of the Toronto Titans, one of two new franchises joining the International Swimming League for its second season.
Swimming Canada has cancelled one trials event and has announced a target date for another.
There hasn’t been an hour gone by without a meet or event being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Get the big-picture view of it all here.
Swimming Canada released a statement stating that it continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and no decision has been made on the Olympic Trials.
Kayla Sanchez won the women’s 100 free on Saturday night in Scarborough, beating Taylor Ruck and Rebecca Smith head-to-head in a time of 53.92.
The 36-year old Hayden swam the 4th-fastest time of his career on Saturday in his 3rd meet back from a nearly 8-year hiatus from the sport.
Oleksiak posted her fastest 100 fly since the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Friday in Scarborough, clocking 58.30.
After almost 8 years of retirement, Brent Hayden swam the fastest 100 free of his comeback on Friday afternoon in a time trial.
With her two swims on Thursday, Kylie Masse has now broken 1:00 in the 100 backstroke a staggering 58 times.
2016 Olympic gold medalist Penny Oleksiak is one of the Canadian superstars set to compete this weekend at the Winter Ontario Champs in Scarborough.