Dean Farris breaks down his weekend in Santa Clara, how training has gone during his time in Austin with the UT men, and how he’s feeling moving into the rest of the summer
Leah Smith of Tuscon Ford Dealers took two seconds off of her season best to take 2nd in 4:04.72. That’s the 4th-ranked time in the world this year for Smith
Melanie Margalis scored 9 Pro Swim Series points in Santa Clara to overtake the absent Taylor Ruck for the series points lead on the women’s side. But Katie Ledecky scored another 15 points and is now only a couple wins out of stealing the lead.
Lenny Krayzelburg’s SwimSquad won a tough Santa Clara meet, putting up the second-highest point total of any team at any meet so far. Krayzelburg’s 98 points is second only to the 107 his crew put up in Austin.
Simone is not only a master at sprinting, but also at having great hair while she’s doing it. She let us in on her secret to maintaining it during swim meets
King was absolutely cooking down the pool, churning out a 29.62 for the new world #1 ahead of American Molly Hannis (29.71) and Russian Yulia Efimova (29.93)
Aside from coming out victorious un numerous races this weekend, Katie Ledecky spent a significant amount of time signing autographs and taking pictures with young swimmers, hoping to make an impact
Don’t let her typical event line up of 200 fly/free fool you: Katie McLaughlin has always tried to convince her coaches to let her sprint
In May of 2018, Wyatt was hooded as a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Cal. A few weeks later, he went 1:01.8 in the 100 LCM breast, a lifetime best by nearly 2 seconds
Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.
You can watch Caeleb Dressel’s 100 free win, as well as the 200 IM showdown between World Champion Chase Kalisz and World Record holder Ryan Lochte.
According to Melanie Margalis, the 400 IM is good because the first part “you can just chill”
After adjusting to the volume that IU throws down regularly, Zach Apple is settling into a routine and adapting well to things in Bloomington
16-year-old Regan Smith (59.75) just barely squeaked out the win over reigning world champion Kylie Masse (59.76)
Regan Smith pulled off an impressive double on Day 3 of Santa Clara, winning the 100 back and then nearly taking another victory in the 200 fly