The Paralympic Classification & Qualification System Defined

Swimmers like Mallory Weggemann have a complicated path to London; all beginning two years earlier. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Victoria Arlen Leads 4 IPC World Record Charge to Kick Off Paralympic Trials

Victoria Arlen stole the show in night 1. Superstar Jessica Long also broke two World Records (Photo Courtesy: New England Swimming)


USA Swimming Adds Time Trials BACK to OT Schedule

Pictured above – Virginia swimmer Matthew Houser (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


In Briefs: Long Scares World Record at Paralympic Prelims

Day 1 of the 2012 US Paralympic Trials in Bismarck, North Dakota have begun, and through one prelims session, we’ve…

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Anderson Interview, 2012 Open Water Olympian

Haley Anderson breaks down her open water races leading up to making the US Olympic Team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Arthur Frayler, Ready for US Olympic Trials

“Frayler swimming 400 & 1500 freestyle in Omaha!” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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No Trials at Trials, plus a Preview of This Weekend’s Trials

Garrett reports: USA Swimming cutting time trials at Olympic Trials and a quick preview of Paralympic Trials.

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5 Entries for Missy in Omaha

Missy will be keeping her schedule light at trials (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


USA Swimming Cuts Time Trials from Omaha Schedule

Athletes will have to give their best shot the first time around in Omaha (Photo of Katy Freeman Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


US Paralympic Trials Kick Off Thursday in ND

Mallory Weggemann will be one of the stars in Bismarck. (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)


Weekend wrap up from Mare Nostrum and the Swimvitational

Plus Australian Olympians are in trouble for posing like they’re busting a cap, while US Trials could turn into a cap bust. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning,

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USC’s Dakota Hodgson Featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

This afternoon, while driving home from work, I caught a piece on NPR featuring Dakota Hodgson talking about the upcoming Olympic…

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Picks: Soni a Lock to Win 200 Breast at Trials

We complete our breaststroke previews now with the 200. The Americans sit in much better shape overall than they do…


Kevin Cordes Snaps Hansen’s National Age Group Record

Cordes now unifies the two 100 breaststroke NAG Records. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Cordes, Wanland Win Breaststrokes to Close Swimvitational

Ashley Wanland swam a season-best to win the women’s 100 breaststroke. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


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