Masters

USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp Now a U.S. Masters Swimming Sanctioned Event

Olympic coach, and the most celebrated college coach in history, David Marsh, will headline the USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp November 8-10. Joining him will be Olympic gold medalists Rowdy Gaines, Janet Evans, Mel Stewart, Garrett Weber-Gale, and Ricky Berens.

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Russell Wilson’s Secret Weapon – Swimming

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got the best of his NFC West rival Colin Kaepernick with a 29-3 win over the 49ers, and he did it by relying heavily on his star running back, Marshawn Lynch. Although many factors go into exceptional performance on the field, this pair of stars both spend time in the pool. Could swimming be the Seahawk’s secret sauce?

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Masters Swimming is a Journey, Featuring Rowdy Gaines

Narrated by USMS member and Olympian Rowdy Gaines, this inspiring video captures the essence of what masters swimming is all about. Video courtesy of US Masters Swimming.

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US Masters Swimming State of the Sport Delivered by Rob Butcher – Complete Speech

Rob Butcher, Executive Director of U.S. Masters Swimming, addressed his members at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention, September 12, 2013. (In the featured image above, Butchers swims breaststroke at the 2013 US Masters Summer Nationals.) Below is an unedited transcript of his speech. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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Whitney Hedgepeth of Longhorn Aquatics Named Masters Swimming Coach of the Year

Longhorn Aquatics’ Whitney Hedgepeth was named the 2013 United States Masters’ Swimming Coach of the Year.

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Why Join a Masters Swim Team? Video Feature

Video is courtesy of swimswam contributor and US Masters Swimmer Christina Wright. Featured USMS Swimmer: Cynthia Lewis. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotograpy.com)

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What is Masters Swimming? Video Feature

Video is courtesy of swimswam contributor and US Masters Swimmer Christina Wright. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotograpy.com)

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2013 USMS Summer Nationals – Day 5 – The Top 5 Moments – Video

Misty Hyman and Rob Butcher wrap up Day 5 highlights with the top 5 moments; relays, Dara Torres, the doughnuts…. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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US Masters Nationals Photo Vault #3

US Masters nationals – it’s the nation’s #1 pool party! (Photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography – Courtesy US Masters Swimming)

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2013 USMS Summer Nationals – Day 4 – Brian Goodell Feature Interview – Video

Misty Hyman and Rob Butcher bring us Day 4 highlights from the 2013 Marriott USMS Summer Nationals at Mission Viejo. Olympians Brian Goodell and Susan Williams interviewed. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotograpy.com)

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US Masters Summer Nationals – Day 3 Coverage – Show me your Tattoo – Video

Misty Hyman and Rob Butcher bring us Day 3 highlights from the 2013 Marriott USMS Summer Nationals at Mission Viejo. Inspirational stories and show me your tattoo! (Image courtesy of USMS)

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US Masters Nationals Photo Vault #2

Over 1400 swimmers at the 2013 USMS summer nationals in Mission Viejo. (Photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography – Courtesy US Masters Swimming)

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US Masters Nationals Photo Vault #1

USMS Executive Director Rob Butcher finds time in his busy schedule to get in a solid swim in the 100 breaststroke at the nationals. (Photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography – Courtesy US Masters Swimming)

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Dara Torres at USMS Summer Nationals – Day 2 Video Coverage

Misty Hyman and Rob Butcher bring us Day 2 highlights from the 2013 Marriott USMS Summer Nationals at Mission Viejo. Several Olympians made it to the event including 5-Time Olympian Dara Torres. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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