Connor Hoppe allowed to compete at high school championships, per executive committee vote

Potential national record-challenger Connor Hoppe will be allowed to compete at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships this weekend after an executive committee voted to overturn his ineligibility.


Kramer is Youngest American to Swim Gibraltar Strait

Katie Kramer, a junior at Marshall University successfully swam the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday becoming the youngest American woman and…

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Indiana Adds Former Minnesota Men’s Head Coach Dennis Dale to Staff

Indiana has hired former Minnesota head coach Dennis Dale as their new Associate Head Coach.


Can lion cubs pass the swimming test – Video

Swimming video is courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

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Belmont Plaza Olympic pool requesting historical information, pool records from fans

The Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, in the midst of a large-scale renovation, has requested more information from knowledgeable parties about the rich historical tradition of the pool.


Nine U.S. National Swim Team Members to Visit Novant Hemby Children’s Hospital on Wednesday

Swimming news is courtesy of USA Swimming: Nine members of the USA Swimming National Team will visit the Novant Hemby…

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Q & A Open Water Swimming National Teamer Eva Fabian

With the upcoming USA Swimming Open Water Nationals coming up this June 13th & 15th at Lake Castaic in Southern…

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Sun Yang Returns To Competition; Xu Jiayu Swims Worlds Fastest 100m Backstroke at Chinese Spring Nationals

Xu Jiayu ran away from the rest of the field to claim the top time in the world in the…


A Way To Build Long Course Endurance In Swimming

Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam Partner. Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Gold Medalist For some, the return of long course…

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FINA, International Governing Body for Water, Tweaks Logo

FINA has unveiled their newly re-styled logo, above. The changes are subtle, but overall tend toward a more modernized look.


Venezuelan National Record Holder Carlo Claverie Commits to Louisville

Louisville head coach Arthur Albiero continues to hit South America hard in his recruiting.


Mitty Girls, Bellarmine Boys Win League Titles at WCAL Championship Meet

Curtis Ogren (pictured) was a double event winner for St Francis at the 2014 West Catholic Athletic League swimming and diving championships. The Stanford-bound senior also helped the Lancers break two WCAL relay records.

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Former University of Richmond Swimmer Among Three Aboard Ill-Fated Hot Air Balloon Ride

Searchers found the body of Natalie Lewis on Sunday morning in Virginia, as the third victim of a hot air balloon…


Las Lomas boys knock off defending section champs Campolindo at DFAL Championships, Campo girls dominate

The girls of Campolindo High School powered away with a Diablo Foothill Athletic League (DFAL) championships Saturday, while the Las Lomas Knights topped defending North Coast Section Champions Campolindo on the boys side.

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Not Happening – La Jolla Rough Water Swim Called off for 2014

It comes as a disappointment for lots of open water swimmers, but the 2014 La Jolla Rough Water Swimming has…


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