Swimmers are by nature something of a masochistic bunch, and apparently the promise of watching other swimmers suffer was too good to pass up
World Champs silver medalist Hali Flickinger breaks down why she has moved her training base from Georgia to Arizona State.
Simone Manuel is on a tare in Greensboro, first winning the 100 free in a blistering 53.4, and tonight dropping a 1:57 200 free behind teammate Katie Ledecky
Katie Ledecky headlines both the 200 free and 400 IM while Carson Foster and Luca Urlando will chase down Zane Grothe and Ryan Lochte in the men’s 200 free.
Andrew Wilson caught some SwimSwam readers by surprise with a 4:35 in the 400 IM on Friday morning. He’ll scratch the final of that event.
Ryan Lochte, in his first swim at the 2019 Pro Swim Series stop in Greensboro, North Carolina on Thursday swam a 2:01.73 in the 200 meter fly
Hali Flickinger is scheduled to swim all 3 women’s events on the meet lineup Thursday: the 200 free, 200 back, and 400 IM.
The women’s 200 free will feature a collision between Stanford training partners Katie Ledecky, who won the 400 free on Thursday, and Simone Manuel, who won the 100.
Allison Schmitt clocks 54.41 in the 100 LCM freestyle, faster than the lead-off leg at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Korea earlier this summer.
Khader Baqlah raced to a first place finish in the 200 fly B final at the Greensboro Pro Swim Series and set a Jordanian National Record.
World champ Simone Manuel was the top 100 free qualifier this morning, checking in at #8 in the world. She’ll challenge the PSS record of 53.12 tonight.
The first full day of racing at the first stop of the 2019-2020 Pro Swim Series gets underway this morning in Greensboro.
35-year old swimmer Ryan Lochte is backing up his claim that he’s training as well as he was at the peak of his career in 2012 with a new Masters World Record
5th-seeded Madisyn Cox (women’s 400 free) is the top scratch out of tonight’s finals session at the Greensboro Pro Swim Series.
National Teamer Ella Eastin (above) has scratched the 400 free on Thursday to focus on the 100 breaststroke and 200 butterfly instead.