Swim of the Week

HardCore Swim of the Week: Weitzeil rocks SMOC for a big confidence boost

One of the highlights of the Swim Meet of Champions was a rising youngster who swam a pair of races that constituted a big step forward to perhaps becoming a Champion herself.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Beisel doubles up in Northern California

With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Peaty puts himself right in the middle of the breaststroking battlefield

19-year-old Adam Peaty has put himself right in between Christian Sprenger and Cameron van der Burgh in what once looked like a two-man race for world’s top sprint breaststroker.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Ryosuke Irie dominant in Mare Nostrum’s opener

In the early goings of the Mare Nostrum tour, Japan’s Ryosuke Irie has been nothing if not dominant.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Tom Shields breaks through in the big pool

Tom Shields crashed onto the international scene last week, winning a pair of US National titles in the 100 and 200 fly and setting himself up as the US’s top dog come Pan Pacs next week.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Hannah Miley adds another piece to a big Scottish swimming summer

Hannah Miley is helping Scottish swimming rise to the occasion in what’s becoming a highly-important summer for the country’s swimming culture.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Coffman stepping up big against famous fields

Just two years ago, Cheyenne Coffman was a big fish in a little pond. The competition has stepped up drastically since. But Coffman? Well, she’s still finding a way to the top.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Vyatchanin gets red-hot to end Charlotte Grand Prix

Facing the defending Olympic gold medalist in his home pool, Vyatachanin produced what is likely his best swim of the year so far, dropping a crazy 1:55.33 to not just win but blow away the Grand Prix field.

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