2013 World Championships: We’re from Planet Water

The organizing committee for the 2013 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, Spain, has launched dual campaigns with several artfully-done posters to…


Matt Grevers Aims for 50 Butterfly at World Championships

Matt Grevers takes the 100 back at the 2013 Santa Clara Grand Pix, but says he won’t be aiming for his best times this summer at World Championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Franklin Can’t Wait for the Competitive Cal Atmosphere – Video Interview

Missy Franklin’s ready for World Championship Trials, and she can’t wait to train in the competitive Cal atmosphere this fall. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Cielo, Logo-Clad like a Racecar Driver, Ready to Win Worlds – Video Interview

Cesar Cielo, 2008 Olympic Sprint Champion, ready to win 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo Credit: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)


Ryan Lochte: Troy is My Coach No Matter Where I Train – Video Interview

2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix coverage of men’s 200 IM as reported by Braden Keith: An exclamation mark to end…

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The 2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix Photo Vault

Many thanks to SwimSwam Contributor and photographer, Bill Collins, for capturing these images. (Photo Credit: Bill Collins)


Former UNC Swimmer Tanner Gets First College Gig at Wagner College in NYC

Former North Carolina All-American Sarah Tanner has been named the new assistant coach for the women of Wagner College on picturesque Staten Island (Photo Courtesy: North Carolina Athletics)


UNC Transfer Cummings; Arizona State Champ Jurries Among Spring Signees for Michigan

As Mike Bottom continues to build his women’s program, he’s added some big names to the squad for 2013-2014. (Photo: Tim Binning/

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Body Position and Young Swimmers

When a young child learns to swim, there is always a lot of uncertainty surrounding the period of time between water wings and life vests and swimming without assistance. What should you use?

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Anthony Ervin Feels a Lot of Room for Improvement After Finishing 3rd in 50 Free

Anthony Ervin (pink cap) finished 3rd at the 2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix in the 50 free. (Photo: Bill Collins)


Lochte Finishes Meet With 4th Win; Pelton Swims Best Time in 100 Back

Conor Dwyer has been on a roll so far at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and will hope to stay hot in the last finals session in the 200 IM. (Photo: Bill Collins)


Halsall impressive swimming two top five times in Edinburgh

Over the weekend at the East District Grand Prix in Edinburgh Fran Halsall swam times in both the 50 freestyle…

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Lochte Top Seed in 100 Backstroke at Sleepy Sunday Morning from Santa Clara

Mike Alexandrov has been on fire this year, but he’ll face his biggest challenge yet in the young Kevin Cordes in Sunday’s 100 breaststroke. (Photo: Bill Collins)


Kevin Cordes Just Looking to Go Out and Race This Summer at Trials

Kevin Cordes talks about his goals for this summer. (Photo: Bill Collins)


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