The Powerlist

Arkansas, Kentucky Each Pick Up a Pair of Verbals

Kentucky is putting together a solid recruiting class in Lars Jorgensen’s first year as their head coach.

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SwimMAC Butterflier Welshofer Verbally Commits to Princeton

Seen here as part of the National Age Group Record setting 800 free relay, Elsa Welshofer has committed to Princeton.


Fifteen Meters of Fame: Analysis and Development of Underwater Dolphin Kicking

Many programs are consistent with their work on dynamic movements for underwater specificity, vertical kicking, and monofins (Arnold, 2011), but at the University of the Incarnate Word, we are introducing new hypoxic drills to ensure our athletes are working toward mastering their “Fifteen meters of fame.”


Kendyl Stewart Latest American to Join Duel in the Pool Roster

Kendyl Stewart will bring some versatility to the Team USA roster for the 2013 Duel in the Pool.


Arizona Men Pick Up High-Upside, 6’4″ Breaststroker from Indiana

The Arizona men have grabbed another tall breaststroker in their class of 2014.


Belmonte Shares Insights On Sport And Life

World Championships triple medalist and world record holder Mireia Belmonte has been busy speaking to groups of on the subjects…

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Arkansas Women’s Swim Team Wins Prestigious Spencer Cup Honor

The Arkansas Razorbacks won the award as the school’s top athletics program in academic excellence, athletic excellence, leadership and personal development, service, and team spirit.

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Missouri Women Pick Up Two More Verbals, Including CO State Champ

The Missouri Tigers are building one of the deepest recruiting classes in the Greg Rhodenbaugh era.


Slam the Dam Open Water Swim Cancelled Due To Government Shutdown

Big swimming events continue to be affected by the United States’ government shutdown.


Oprah and Diana Nyad: The Power of the Human Spirit – airs Sunday Oct 6

Diana Nyad (from the show): “There’s a Henry David Thoreau quote that really grips me hard and it says when you achieve your goals in life, it’s not what that gets you. But it’s who I am.”

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Coach’s Log: Broken 500s with Eddie Reese

6 time Olympic Coach, Eddie Reese talks to Garrett McCaffrey about one of the sets he’s thrown at the Texas Longhorns this fall.


Triumph over Tragedy: Mallory Weggemann at TEDx UNPlaza 2013

In 2008, Mallory Weggemann, a talented swimmer and college freshman, received an epidural injection to help treat back pain, but complications with the procedure left her paralyzed from the waist down.

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“The SwimSwam Ballot” for the 2013 Golden Goggles Awards

Katie Ledecky is going to be the star of the show at the 2013 Golden Goggles Awards.


Danish Swimming Names 12 to “Great Danes” Roster

The Danish federation is making a push to increase the medal output from their men for the 2016 Olympics.

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Boyle Leads Impressive Showing By North Shore Swimmers

World Championships medalist Lauren Boyle took home gold in the 400 freestyle in what was an impressive night for North…

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