The International Swimming League debuted its 2020 rosters in a press conference today, with a few notable names sitting out the season.
Iron turns over a lot of its roster this year, including MVP Vladimir Morozov, but the roster remains focused on tough, enduring athletes.
International Swimming League athletes will make $1500 a month for a ten-month period, with all athletes earning the same base salary.
Dave Salo will coach one of the new clubs, the Tokyo Frog Kings, during the ISL’s second season.
The Aqua Centurions added Szebaztian Szabo, Marcelo Chierighini, and Pedro Spajari in an effort to beef up its sprint group.
The London Roar came within ten points of winning the inaugural International Swimming League title, and they return most of their top scorers.
The DC Trident took some key personnel losses in the offseason. Reloading with NCAA talents and a couple key ISL free agents was vital, and DC did just that.
The 100 IM arrives, the skins could be any stroke, and a swimmer could potentially steal all of the points available in any given race.
The Cali Condors return Caeleb Dressel, but again it’s their women’s roster that really shines after a big signing class of NCAA grads.
The Tokyo Frog Kings grabbed two of the top male ISL veterans: skin race star Vladimir Morozov from Iron and flyer Daiya Seto from Energy Standard.
The Toronto Titans have brought most of Canada’s top athletes home, headed by former Energy Standard standout Kayla Sanchez & former Cali Condor Kylie Masse.
The Japan Swimming Federation (JASF) posted an official reminder concerning the prohibition of crowdfunding by members of its aquatic community.
Defending league champs Energy Standard brings back 20 of its members from last year, but also adds top DC Trident scorer Siobhan Haughey.
In its press conference today, the International Swimming League revealed its COVID-19 testing protocols for the league’s second season.
The NY Breakers struggled for relay depth last year, but an almost-totally revamped roster adds sprinters Cameron McEvoy, Jeanette Ottesen & Matt Richards.