Swimming legend Ian Thorpe was admitted into a Sydney hospital for treatment of an infection on his left-shoulder, several Australian media…
Chloramines cause health problems for swimmers. The problems can be severe, often called “chlorine allergy” or “chlorine sensitivity.” Some physical symptoms include itchiness and dryness, breathing problems, rash, hives, etc..
All eyes will be on this guy, French superstar Yannick Agnel, who has been training under Bob Bowman at NBAC for the last year. This will be Agnel’s first major meet since moving to Baltimore and everyone will be keen to see how the “American” version of their superstar does in Chartres.
Swimmers like Emily Seebohm, who hit “A” standards at the Australian National Championships last week, are qualified for both the Commonwealth Games and the Pan Pac Championships
With 47.23 in the 100 yard butterfly, Michael pulls within .13 of the 15-16 National Age Groud Record, a record he’ll have over two years to challenge. That one currently sits at 47.10, belonging to Michael-Phelps-nemesis Milorad Cavic.
South Africa had a breakthrough with two swimmers qualifying for the Commonwealth Games in the 200 fly on the meet’s first day.
Quiet before the storm: the French national championships get underway tomorrow morning in Chartres, France. Among the top international stars who will be competing are Yannick Agnel, Camille Muffat, Florent Manaudou, Jérémy Stravius, and Camille Lacourt.
Using the Foil Monofin is a great way to practice underwater dolphin kicks and also to get into great shape. The Monofin was the first product made by FINIS just over two decades ago and has evolved into a critical training tool for some of the best swimmers in the world.
Swimming news – 100 breaststroke NAG Record reported by Braden Keith 14-year old pro swimmer Michael Andrew has re-broken his own National…
Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Australian swimming talent Mack Horton has become the latest ambassador for the world’s leading swimwear brand, Speedo. Having recently competed…
Michael Andrew lowers his own 100 yard freestyle NAG Record from 44.16 to 43.90. Andrew 100 Free Splits: 20.66/23.24
Denmark’s Rikke Moeller-Pedersen will lead a team of 15 (probably 16) to the 2014 European Championships.
Australia’s Eamon Sullivan is an asterisked member of the Australian Commonwealth Games team, pending a planned procedure on his shoulder next week.
Swimming video is courtesy of Australian Swimming.