“In 2012 there are about four weeks between the completion of the Olympic Trials and the first swimming event at the start of the Olympic Games. In 1968 there were six weeks between the two competitions.”
Swimming Australia, in the never-ending struggle to find the best and most efficient way to encourage top athletes into the…
The Berry Center, a high school arena in Northwest Houston, is a possible candidate to be converted to a pool for a few weeks (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com
Garrett and Mel tell you what to watch for in the men’s 1500 and the women’s 50 at US Olympic Trials. (Photo by Tim Binning © theswimpictures.com)
Michael Phelps has scratched the 200 free from his Olympic schedule (Photo courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Katie Ledecky took control of the 800 free with an aggressive first 100 and then did what she does best and held pace all the way to a spot on the US Olympic team. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Braden, Garrett, Mel, and special guest Craig Lord break down night 7 from US Olympic Trials.
After what he described to some reporters as a train wreck of a meet, Ryan Lochte says he’ll be more ready for London. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Missy Franklin wins her 2nd event with a 2:06.12 in the 200 backstroke at US Olympic Trials.
Tyler McGill almost upset Michael Phelps, but held on to finish 2nd in the 100 fly with a 51.32.
Nathan Adrian’s 21.68 in the finals of the 50 free left him 3rd, just outside of qualifying to swim the event at the Olympics.
Kate Ziegler finished 2nd in the 800 free with a 8:21.87 at the 2012 US Olympic Trials.
Kara Lynn Joyce was one of 5 swimmers under 25 (24.97) in the semi-finals of the 50 free.