The Powerlist

Legends of the Pool: Tracy Caulkins, The Most Underrated Swimmer Ever

While today’s class of swimmers are breaking records at a clip never before seen, they are not the first swimming…


What We Learned from the 2010 ConocoPhillips US Nationals

The 2010 National Championships were one of the stranger ones on record. Between virtual unknown David Plummer knocking off Aaron…


Pac-10 Snaps up Cal Poly, UCSB Men's Swim Programs

This is an article about a college swimming program that has been cut. If you are interested in helping to…

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Nationals Day 4: Preview

As we chug along to day 4 of the 2010 National Championships, we’ve had tons of exciting swims so far….

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Nationals Day 3: Mid-day Update

Women’s 100 breaststroke When fans at the William Wollett Jr. Aquatic Center looked up at the scoreboard in just the…

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It's Official: Phelps Greatest American Swimmer Ever

On Day 2 at the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships, what we all knew became official: Michael Phelps is the greatest…

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Nationals 2010 Day 3: Preview

This meet has lived up to the hype, and more. Every race has been a thrill, despite the lack of…

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Nationals Day 2: Finals Recaps, Results, and Analysis as they happen

Women’s 100 backstroke As we’ve been talking about all meet, the women’s 100 back encompasses the old versus the young…


New Poll: What's the verdict on Lochte's shoes?

So, in case you haven’t heard, Ryan Lochte unveiled his brand new self-designed Speedo high-tops on the first day of…


Nationals Day 2: Mid-Day Update

Full Results There were no huge surprises in the morning prelims on Day 2 at the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships,…

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At Long Last, Lochte’s “Martian Shoes” Revealed

Finally, the biggest mystery of the meet has been solved. Yes, we have finally seen the long-rumored Ryan Lochte Speedo…


2010 USA-Swimming Nationals Day 2: Preview

Day 2 Top Storylines: 1) Young versus Old- Natalie Coughlin has been there, done that. Having established herself as one…

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Nationals Day 1: Finals Results, Analysis and Recaps, as They Happen

Full results from Omega Timing Women’s 100 fly Christine “don’t call it an upset” Magnuson (57.32) snagged her third straight…

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2010 Nationals Update: Knutson Scratches 200 IM, Pelton Moves Into Finals

An update from Irvine, California, at the 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships: Dagny Knutson has scratched the final of the 200…

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David vs. Desantis Prediction Contest Score Update: Mid-Day 1

For those of you who have been following David Rieder’s prediction contest, that includes many of the big names in…

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