Mann takes us for a ride – what was that 10k like?

She’s only 15 but she’s becoming very wise in her open water swimming. Becca Mann shares some of the backstory from today’s women’s 10K swim at the word championships.


2013 FINA World Championships, Day 4 Highlights (Big Water Polo Action)

Their 2013 World Championship tournament started Sunday with a narrow loss to the hot-handed Spanish team, but their second match on Tuesday resulted in several record-breaking honors as they topped Uzbekistan, the runners-up from Asia, 30-3. (Stock Photo: Mike Lewis,

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Day 3 of Maccabiah Games Bring More Gold for USA

Team USA continues to dominate the medal count at the 2013 Maccabiah Games. (Photo Stock: Tim Binning/


Sean tells – 1500 to 10K it’s a lot of racing

It’s been a big summer for Sean Ryan and it’s not over yet. Sean will still race the open water swimming team pursuit race in Barcelona. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Colorado Stars Swim Team Produces Ultimate Taper Video – Geico Commercial Spoof

Swim coach Todd Schmitz of the Colorado Stars understands how awesome taper time is, and he’s produced the video to…


Matt Grevers Fit for FINA World Championships – Gold Medal Minute Video

At 2013 FINA Worlds Grevers will face strong competition from David Plummer, France’s Jeremy Stravius, and Japan’s Ryosuke Irie and Kosuke Hagino. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


British World Championships Team on Twitter

As the World Championships get underway in Barcelona we want to make sure that all of our readers have a…

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Sycerika McMahon Out of World Championship Breaststroke Races

Ireland’s Sycerika McMahon was dealt a bit of a blow this week when it was realized that she hadn’t hit the FINA A standards in the relevant qualifying period. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/


Wozny: First Meet Jitters…Or Not

Jessica Hardy has swum in many swim meets. Ashley Wozny has not. (Photo: Janna Schulze/

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SwimSwam Store Free Shipping July 23-24, Get Your Swag Now

July 23rd and 24th the SwimSwam Store is offering free shipping, but you have to use this coupon code: XMASINJULY…


Who’s on Twitter on the Australian World Championship Team?

This hotel, as Tweeted by Ash Delaney this morning, will be home base for the Australians in Barcelona.


Wow that’s tight – Close finishes in Open Water Swimming

Open water swim races are very dynamic and several factors impact the close outcome of the race. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)


Indiana HS Swim Coach Killed in Car/Bike Accident

Indiana High School swim coach Duane Swisher died on Saturday after being struck by a car while training for a triathlon. (Photo: Tim Binning/


SwimSA Saved at Last Minute by SASCOC and FINA with R4.2 Million, USD 245K

“In a country where cricket, soccer and rugby soak up all the media and sponsors, 21 year old Chad Le Clos became a nationally-celebrated icon after beating his idol Michael Phelps in the 200 metre butterfly in London…” (Photo Credit: US PRESSwire)


Brazilian Women On Fire: Take 1-2 in Women’s 10KM; Becca Mann 8th

The Brazilians did it again in Barcelona, grabbing two medals in the second women’s open water event. This time, though, it included gold. (Stock Photo: Mike Lewis/


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