Reader’s Digest Says Franklin Is One of 50 “Surprising Reasons We Love America”

A spread from the latest issue of Reader’s Digest, where Missy Franklin is named as a “Surprising Reason Why we Love America.”

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The Opaque: White Water Swimming with Nathan Adrian and Jessica Hardy (Video)

Carlos Serrao/The Departamento direct Speedo Athletes Nathan Adrian + Jessica Hardy in this slow motion video of white water swimming. via ESPN The Magazine


Final Numbers Are In For Season 1 of “What Would Ryan Lochte Do”

Ryan Lochte completed a great meet in Santa Clara on the same day as the season finale of his reality TV Show. (Photo: Bill Collins)


Speedo vs. TYR: A Legal Analysis of the Tech Suit Debacle

In his paper, “The Need for Speed: How High-Technology Swimsuits Changed the Sport of Swimming”, law student David Meyer discusses the legal aspects of the 2009 tech suit debacle


Esther Williams, Silver Screen Swimming Champion, Dies at 91

Esther Williams, a swimming champion who parlayed her success in the pool into a Hollywood career, has died. She was 91 years old. (MGM/photo)


Kyllianen, Koski, Seppala Among 10 for Finnish World Championship team

The Finnish Swimming Association has announced a 10-swimmer roster that will travel to the 2013 World Championships at the end…

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Florida’s Elizabeth Beisel Named Academic All-American of the Year

Florida’s Elizabeth Beisel was named the Academic All-American of the Year for the At-Large category. (Photo: Tim Binning/


100-Meter Freestyle: Nathan Adrian against Spitz, Weissmuller, and Other Historic Greats – Video

Nathan Adrian, 2012 Olympic Champion in the 100 meter freestyle, is fast, but how does he compare to Mark Spitz and Johnny Weissmuller? (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Lendrum, Owens, Floyd, Gustafson Make Academic All-American First Team

USC’s Alex Lendrum is among five swimmers named to the Capital One Academic All-American First Team. (Photo: Tim Binning/

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Widmann, Rubin Named Division II Academic All-Americans of the Year

Swimmers swept the day in Division II, as Julie Widmann (above) from Ashland and Mark Rubin from Incarnate Word won the At-Large Academic All-American of the Year Awards.

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Prince William Swimming Lessons Ambassador

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, son of Princess Diana and Prince Charles, knows the sport of swimming. Recent images of…

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Funding Cuts Force Britain to Further Limit Roster Size for World Championships

After cutting one of the Intensive Training Centers in February, more effects of the nearly £4 million in funding cuts…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Michael Andrew’s NAG Record

Michael Andrew (with sister Michaela) broke his 32nd National Age Group Record this past weekend in Iowa City, Iowa.


Hannah Miley to Race 6 Events at British Trials

Great Britain’s Hannah Miley has loaded up her schedule with a pair of new events for this year’s World Championship Trials. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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Fran Crippen Meet of Champions Begins Thursday in Mission Viejo

The meet named in honor of the great American swimmer Fran Crippen will begin Thursday in Mission Viejo. (Photo: Mike Lewis/


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