Swimming’s TopTenTweets Of The Week: Leah Smith Is Hearing Bells

Retta Race
by Retta Race 0

February 21st, 2016 ACC, Big Ten, College, News


So now we know what gave James Guy the extra boost to win gold in Kazan.


Northwestern sophomore Mary Warren (and her big guns) looks a tad excited to have booked her ticket to Omaha.


Yeah, we hear you, Rowdy! (RE: Dressel’s 18.23 50 yard freestyle American Record)


Almost as exciting as watching the championship swimming in the pool is watching the coaching staff’s reactions on the deck. In this case, it’s the Louisville’s coaches, in particular Stephanie Juncker, who can’t contain her excitement over the Cardinal women’s performances at the ACC Championship meet.


The one-woman marketing machine who is Katinka Hosszu (aka, the Iron Lady) launched her own anthem and music video. Read the whole store here.


As if SwimMAC Elite and Bermudian Olympian Roy Burch’s swimming, photography and rope-climbing skills weren’t enough, the man can flagpole like nobody’s business.


University of Virginia’s Leah Smith laid waste to the NCAA Record in the women’s 1650 to take the ACC Title in an otherworldly time of 15:25.30…..and kept the bells ringing in her head the whole time.


This was after Dressel’s prelims 50 freestyle swim of 18.39. Did somebody check-in on Will Licon after Dressel topped that with his 18.23?


You know you’ve hit a whole new level when Mr. Ryan Lochte tweets the words ‘boss status’ at you!

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Retta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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