2011 Fran Crippen Open Water Mile Gives Athletes the Chance to Honor Fallen Friend

The 2011 Fran Crippen Open Water Mile and 10km swim in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida this past weekend was a much…


New Poll: Which Male High School Swimmer Has the Best Shot at the US 2012 Olympic Team?

Since David Nolan’s incredible, 4-record-setting performance (100 free, 100 back, 200 IM, 200 free relay) at the Pennsylvania High School…


Poll Results: FINA Should Use Flexible World Champs Schedule, But Continue Open Water Swimming as Planned

Our voters have spoken, and majority feel that FINA has made the right decision for the open water swimming event…

  Comment First!

Molina Holds Off Coventry in 100 Back, Mellouli & Coventry Take Home Swimmer of the Meet Awards

The final day of competition at the 2011 Maria Lenk Trophy was full of finals, and handed out the most…


The Return From Retirement That Nobody's Talking About: Gil Stovall

Anybody on the face of the earth with a passing interest in swimming who lives within 10 miles of a…


Soni-Hardy Round 2 Produces Another World-Best Time

In the 100 breaststroke final on day 4, Rebecca Soni won that race handily in a world-best time. Today’s 50,…


Kaio Almeida Swims 3rd-Ranked 200 Fly Time at Maria Lenk Day 5

Day 5 (finals session 4) at the Julio DelMare Aquatics Complex in Rio de Janiero saw a few finals, but…


FINA Meets With Food Safety Experts Ahead of Summer's World Championships

Amid concerns about the quality of health and food safety measures in Shanghai for this summer’s World Championships, FINA has…

  Comment First!

Soni Vs. Hardy Showdown Highlights Day 4 at Maria Lenk

The daily Rio weather report, which has had a significant influence on this meet, The two events that everyone was…


Fran Crippen Festival, ISHOF Induction Weekend Highlight Busy Schedule in Southern Florida

Not every major event in swimming is a gigantic swim meet , with glitzy superstars and big medals handed out….

  Comment First!

Pereira Emerges as Star of Maria Lenk Trophy on Day 3 Finals

Although the weather failed to warmup any today (still low 70’s and very windy for the outdoor meet), the swimming…


In Briefs: Preliminary Psych Sheets for Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix Released

We’ll get into a full rundown next week, but the Charlotte Ultra-Swim has released it’s preliminary psych sheets for the…

  Comment First!

Cielo Leads Off Relay in 21.73, Coventry Posts Big 200 Back on Day 2 at Maria Lenk

Day 1 at the Maria Lenk Trophy-Brazilian National Championships was an solid day of racing, with a mixture of winning…


Germans Dominate, USC's Anderson Scores at Cancun Open Water Stop

Two races down, and no reported complications for the new-rules in Open Water Swimming, as the second race of the…

  Comment First!

In Briefs: Dara Torres Swims 25.68 at FGCU Masters Meet

Ed Moses wasn’t the only swimmer to continue his comeback at a Masters meet this weekend. Just a few-weeks after…

  Comment First!

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!