2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: SwimSwam Buzz Award, Camille Muffat

French swimmer Camille Muffat turned everything we know about pacing a distance race on its head in the summer of 2012. (Photo Courtes: Jmex)

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Britta Steffen Proves to be too much for Hosszu in Reunion

It has not been a surprise that the times at the Indian Ocean International have not been impressive with the…

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Australian to Attempt Florida-Cuba Swim in 2013

Chloe McCardel is going to be the next to attempt the Cuba-to-Florida crossing. (Seen above during her 2010 double-channel crossing, courtesy


2012 Swammy Award: Club Team of the Year

Putting five swimmers on the US Olympic Team didn’t hurt, but SwimMAC Carolina is a powerhouse club from top to bottom and that’s what earned them the Swammy for Club Team of the Year. (Swim Photo Credit © Tim Binning,

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2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: Open Water Swimmer of the Year

Ous Mellouli training in Los Angeles prior to the 2012 Olympics. Photo credit Mike Lewis @mike2swim

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Cesar Cielo’s Flamengo Club, Defending National Champs, Drops Swim Team

Brazil’s Cesar Cielo is one of a number of Brazilian elites that have lost a major contract with the defending National Champions of Brazil. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Hosszu wins five of six on the second night of competition at the Indian Ocean International

On the second night of competition at the Indian Ocean International Hungarian Katinka Hosszu finished the same way she did…


Ricky Berens Named NBC Charlotte’s Person of the Year

Ricky Berens won a pair of gold medals in London and dominated voting for Charlotte’s Person of the Year award. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/

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2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: Person of the Year, Bob Allard

Child advocacy attorney Robert Allard was involved in many extremely high-profile cases in the last year.


Steffen Upsets Katinka in 200 Free; Hosszu Gets 5 Titles

Katinka Hosszu went 5-for-6 on day 1 in Reunion, though the 1 miss was a surprising one. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Financial Visionary of the Year, 2012 Swammy Award Winner, Matt Farrell

“Matt Farrell, USA Swimming’s Chief Marketing Officer, is on the young side, but he has a long history in marketing.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


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