The Powerlist

Swim Mom: Can Perseverance and Grit Be Taught?

Two outstanding traits of swimmers are perseverance and grit. We hear those words tossed around the pool deck, but what exactly do they mean and is it possible to help our kids gain those traits?

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Olimpiadi 2020: 800 o 1500? Le Scelte Di Sun Yang E Mack Horton

L’introduzione nel programma olimpico della gara maschile degli 800 metri stile libero, sta portando molti campioni a rinunciare alla gara…

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Wang Jianjiahe Wins Again at Chinese Nationals, This Time in 400 Free

Wang Jianjiahe added a 400 free win to earlier victories in the 100 and 200 freestyle, while the Asian Record holder Li Bingjie finished just 8th.

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Maryland 3A/2A/1A Champ Jake Stafford Verbals to Lehigh

Monocacy Aquatic Club’s Jake Stafford made a verbal commitment to Lehigh University’s class of 2023.

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Pleasanton Freestyler Tyler Lu Verbally Commits to Brown

Tyler Lu of Pleasanton Seahawks has verbally committed to swim at Brown University in 2019-20.

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Pine Crest’s Molly See Gives Verbal Commitment to Bucknell

Bucknell University of the Patriot League has received a verbal commitment from Pine Crest butterflier Molly See.

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NCAP Sprinter Keyla Brown Sends Verbal Commitment to ECU

Keyla Brown of Nation’s Capital Swim Club and St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C. has verbally committed to East Carolina University for the fall of 2019.

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Rapidly-Improving Michael Baldini Commits to Georgetown

West Hartford Aquatic Team’s Michael Baldini has verbally committed to swim for Georgetown beginning next fall.

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Amid Criticism, USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Steps Down After Five Days

USA Gymnastics CEO Mary Bono stepped down today amid heavy criticism from athletes, just five days after she was named CEO of the gymnastics federation.

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SEC Names Swimmers, Divers of the Week, Including 3 Florida Gators

The SEC announced its weekly honors, including Florida swimmers Maxime Rooney, Trey Freeman and Vanessa Pearl.

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Shout From the Stands: Swimming Without Limits

It has been a difficult journey to get where I am at today, but I have met some of the most amazing people through this journey. I have learned that with hard work and a positive outlook you can achieve anything.

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Beyond the Lane Lines: Gould Is Golden, Atkinson Honored

Read about what’s happening with swim stars Freya Anderson of Great Britain, Alia Atkinson of Jamaica and more in the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Ning Zetao’s Comeback Is Short-Lived As He Withdraws From Nats

Ning Zetao has withdrawn from his comeback meet, the 2018 Chinese National Championships.

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SMU’s Podmanikova Tabbed as AAC Swimmer of the Week

Following a standout performance at the SMU Classic over the weekend, sophomore Andrea Podmanikova was named the American Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week.

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ECU, Houston, SMU Collect AAC Weekly Honors

The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving honors for the week: ECU’s Jacek Aretnewicz, SMU’s Andrea Podmanikova and Houston’s Katie Deineiger.

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