Canada

Summer McIntosh Breaks 45-Year Old Canadian Age Group Record

McIntosh broke an 11-12 age group record that was set by a future Olympic medalist in the 1970s.

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9-Time Paralympic Champ Benoit Huot Retires

Paralympic swimming icon Benoit Huot has retired from competition after 20 Paralympic medals, five consecutive Paralympic appearances and a slew of world records.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Oleksiak Enshrined, Thorpedo Honored

Penny Oleksiak becomes art, Ian Thorpe is honored and an Arkansas school gets surprised in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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2019 UBC Camps – Sign Up Today

UBC Performance Swim Camp will include all facets of stroke mechanics and drills for all strokes, dives, starts and turns.

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Swimming Canada Announces Female Coaching Workshop ‘Taking the Stage’

Twelve female coaches from across Canada will partake in a female coaching leadership workshop called “Taking the Stage” next month.

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High-Level International Meets For February 2019

Jot down these key dates on your swimming calendar.

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Kylie Masse Drops 59.8 100 Back at Toronto Grand Prix Night 1

Masse leads the world rankings this season with her 59.27 from the 2018 U.S. Winter Nationals.

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Kylie Masse, Rebecca Smith Highlight 2019 Toronto Grand Prix

Kylie Masse, the 2nd-fastest 100m backstroker in history, will compete this weekend in Toronto.

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Penny Oleksiak on Move to Toronto, Absence at Pan Pacs (Video)

Oleksiak says this is one of her best meets in the past 2 years, racing well in all her events and even taking the win in the 50 fly

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Kayla Sanchez: “I try not to set too big of expectations on myself” (Video)

Sanchez has had a whirlwind year, dropping best times seemingly every time she hits the pool

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Penny Oleksiak Scratches 200 Fly; Will Focus on 50 Fly in Knoxville

Penny Oleksiak swam a lifetime best in 2018 in the 200 fly, but hasn’t swum the race in long course since.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Ben Titley, Canadian Coach of The Year

 “Coach Ben is just so amazing and got me to where I am. I’m so grateful for him,” says Taylor Ruck of our 2018 Swammy Award winner for Canadian Coach of the Year, Ben Titley.

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Canadians In Lausanne (Photo Vault)

Take in the sights of the 2018 Lausanne Cup with a Canadian-specific photo vault, courtesy of photographer Kevin Reust.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Canadian Male Athlete of the Year Markus Thormeyer

Markus Thormeyer won the Canadian men’s only medal in swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Swimming Canada Will Host Their First-Ever Open Water Trials in 2019

While the meet will be the first Canada-hosted trials for an open water national team, it will actually be hosted in the Cayman Islands.

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