International

Marco Koch a Late Addition to European Duel in the Pool Roster

The European All-Stars have beefed up their male breaststroke group with the addition of Germany’s Marco Koch to the lineup…

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Lundgren Launches 80 Mile Cortez Swim in less than 3 Days

“I just want to share my passion and hopefully inspire others to connect with theirs. I believe connecting with nature will inspire stewardship for earth. Eco Alianza is an important organization to me because they are stewards of the Sea and its surrounding region. If I can inspire folks to support Eco Alianza I will achieve more than I ever dreamed swimming across the Sea.”

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WRMS to Host International Coaching Clinic

Dr. Brent Rushall is coming to Brantford March 22-23, 2014 to present a clinic on Ultra Short Race Pace Training. Dr. Rushall will also cover many key aspects of technical development for swimmers.

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Brazilian Military Group Head To Asian World Cup Stops

With the next series of FINA World Cup stops about to commence a contingent from the Brazilian Military is set…

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ISHOF Announces Class Of 2014 Australia’s Grant Hackett Leads Group of 12

The International Swimming Hall of Fame today announced results of the International Selection Committee’s vote for the Class of 2014. Led by Australian swimmer Grant Hackett, this year’s class of 12, represents eight different nations.

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Mark Szaranek, Top Scottish Junior, Changes Verbal Commitment from Michigan to Florida

Mark Szaranek will join fellow Scottish IM’er Dan Wallace (above) at the University of Florida next fall.

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FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Mallory Weggemann

“We are extremely lucky to have such an incredible swimmer join our team,” said FINIS President John Mix. “It would be enough if all she did were win gold medals and set world records, but this young woman is so remarkable on her own. Her drive, her will to succeed, to overcome adversity; we can all learn a lot from Mallory Weggemann.”

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Danish Newspaper Creates Swimming Section

There has been a great deal of excitement in and around Danish Swimming in the past year. With performances such…

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Graeme Smith to Lead Para Squad at new National Performance Centre

Graeme Smith, the 1996 Olympic bronze medalist in the 1500 meter freestyle, has been hired as Great Britain’s new British…

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Cesar Cielo Secures New Sponsorship Dollars

Cesar Cielo has secured a new sponsorship deal with Furnas, which is a subsidiary of state-owned electrical utilities company Eletrobras. SportsPro…

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Watch Matteo Rivolta’s 50.87 100 Butterfly Italian Record

  Italian Olympian Matteo Rivolta set a new short course Italian national record in the 100 butterfly posting a 50.87 at the Trofeo…

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Wolf Pack Gains Verbal Commitment From British Prospect Jaeger Turner

A backstroke and freestyle sprint specialist, Turner swims with the City of Salford club in Manchester, England, and was a multiple finalist at this year’s British Youth championship, as well as being former age group national record holder and podium pacer in national age group competition.

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Paraplegic water polo player Zach Pickett defies odds – Feature Video

Just 15 months after a horrific diving accident leaving him paralyzed from the chest down, Zach Pickett inspires with a quiet and unassuming spirit, a courageous and harrowing story, and a positive and straightforward attitude.

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New York Athletic Club Making Waves in Olympic Swimming

Tyler McGill of the NYAC famously kisses his wife after making the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team in the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Tony Tuesdays: Azevedo Signs with Sao Paulo Brazil Water Polo Team

Tony Azevedo, aka The Savior, is a 4-time Olympic water polo player, graduate of Stanford, and the current captain of the US…

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