The start of the 2013 RCP Tiburon Mile! (Photo Credit: Ian Thurston, Ianthurstonphotography.com)
Soren Cooper is a 6 year-old swimmer from New Hampshire who was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma, an aggressive form of blood cancer. His family is deeply rooted within the swimming community. (Photo Credit: http://micropopbio.org/soren/)
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.
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?
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.
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)
Longhorn Aquatics’ Whitney Hedgepeth was named the 2013 United States Masters’ Swimming Coach of the Year.
Video is courtesy of swimswam contributor and US Masters Swimmer Christina Wright. Featured USMS Swimmer: Cynthia Lewis. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotograpy.com)
Behind the Scenes Video from the 2012 USMS Summer Nationals. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)
Video is courtesy of swimswam contributor and US Masters Swimmer Christina Wright. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotograpy.com)
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)
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)
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)