A promotional photo of Frederickson at the beginning of NBC’s The Biggest Loser.
UNC’s Logan Heck’s sprint swims were the key to the Tar Heels’ victory over Virginia on Saturday.
The Ephs of Williams certainly had a weekend filled with fast swimming. On Friday they faced off against the MIT Engineers and came out on top (192-97 for women, 159-137 for men). Less than eighteen hours later, the Ephs were back up on the blocks racing NESCAC competitors Middlebury and again came out victorious (185-108 for women, 197-101 for men).
Kyler Van Swol was named Swimmer of the Week after some dominant butterfly performances, while Manny Pollard won Diver of the Week for his work on the boards. Northwestern got in on the action with freshman diver Andrew Cramer earning Freshman of the Week.
Tanja Kylliainen (above) and her teammate Joao de Lucca have both earned Swimmer of the Week honors from the AAC.
At the end of a three-and-a-half hour Saturday workout, the York YMCA coaches took an opportunity to teach the team about its own Olympic tradition and the major technical changes in the last 60-some years of swimming. Check out the video of the kids trying out 1940s-era competition strokes.
See how different teams’ NCAA hopes could be affected by the zone diving distributions.
Brooklynn Snodgrass won her 8th Big Ten Weekly Honor in just two years of collegiate swimming. Hoosier freshman Gia Dalesandro was also honored, as was Minnesota’s Sarah McCrady.
Kosuke Hagino is already swimming better backstroke times in January than he did at the World Championships last summer.
Rice’s Casey Clark has earned her 4th Conference USA Swimmer of the Week award this season.
Swim Rio Rancho coach Kerri-Ann Petty contributed this report. To see her report on the boys’ championship last weekend, click…
Chad le Clos and Cate Campbell will be in action in Perth this weekend, but both have their eyes on more significant accomplishments at a future date.
Duke Coach Dan Colella: “We’re really excited about the men and women that are going to be joining us and what they’re going to be able to contribute immediately in their freshman year. They’re going to have a big impact.”
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Grevers helps you consider why you choose your stroke, how you visualize your perfect race, and he re-emphasises why “core strength” is so vital to your personal success.