International

Australia Says They’ll Deny Scott Volkers Credential to Pan Pacs as Part of Brazilian Delegation

Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson has informed the Brazilian federation that they will refuse a credential to Scott Volkers if…

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University of Calgary, Calgary Swim Club team up with innovative program to support dreams of Olympic swimmers

The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology has teamed up with the University of Calgary Swim Club to offer an innovative program designed to push swimmers to new heights on the international stage.

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European Juniors open with junior world record for Apostolos Christou

The first day of the 2014 European Junior Championships saw Russia’s Evgeny Sedov blast to a 50 fly win and Greece’s Apostolos Christou break a Junior World Record in the 100 back semifinal.

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HardCore Swim Of The Week: Sarah Sjöström Blows Away 50 Butterfly World Record

The HardCore Swimmer of the Week has to be Sarah Sjostrom. Sarah Sjostrom blew away the fastest time in the…

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3 Ways to Improve your Breath Control

All swimmers can benefit from improving their breath control—whether it helps you hold your head down in the final meters of a race or it enables you to go further underwater off each wall.

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Speedo Becomes Official Provider To The 2014 Commonwealth Games

Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has been announced as an Official Provider to the XX Commonwealth Games to be…

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Mens 200 And 400 IMs – Commonwealth Games Preview – Australians Seeded First In Both

Fraser-Holmes is currently the Commonwealth record holder in the 400m IM with the 4:10.14 he swam at Australian nationals in 2013. If he’s able to swim a time like that at Commonwealths he’ll break Chad Le Clos’ games record of 4:13.25 and definitely be in contention for the gold.

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Park Tae-hwan to swim IM events at Korean Trials, hopes for Asian games bids

Olympic gold medal-winning freestyler Park Tae-Hwan is looking to expand his repertoire. The Korea Herald report that Park will enter the 200 and 400 IMs at next week’s Korean national team trials, with the hope of making the country’s Asian Games roster in those races.

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How to achieve Early Vertical Forearm

Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.

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3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend extends agreement with A3 Performance

Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

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European Junior Championships Preview

The European Junior Championships will be held in Dordrecht from July 9th-13th…

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Switzerland Names Roster For European Championships

The Swiss have finalized their roster for the 2014 European Championships which will be held August 13-24 in Berlin, Germany….

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Team USA Sends 94 to the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Team

2014 YOG swimmer Courtney Mykkanen is the daughter of Olympian John Mykkanen, who at age 17 claimed silver in the men’s 400-meter freestyle at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.

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Alshammar, Sjostrom lead 21-person Swedish Euro Champs roster

On the heels of the Swedish Championships last week, the Swedish Swimming Federation has announced its official entry roster for the European Championships, headed by World Record breaker Sarah Sjostrom and 36-year-old un-retired sprinter Theresa Alshammar.

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Alec Page Removed from 2014 Pan Pacs, Commonwealth Games Rosters

The one month suspension handed out to Canadian Olympian Alec Page after a doping violation at the 2014 Canadian national championship…

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