Swimming’s TopTenTweets: The Bellyflops We Didn’t Know We Needed

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. From a Katie Ledecky-Washington Nationals interaction for the ages to Ryan Held‘s love life, scroll to see what made the cut!

#11 (Bonus!)

Hands down the best sponsorship deal in pro swimming.


FYI: Garrett Weber-Gale went 49.91 in 2004, when he was 19 years old. He later became the first American to break 48.




Good work Kierra.


Pro tip: Grant Shoults is giving us a look into daily Stanford shenanigans on Twitter every day in May. You’re gonna want to give him a follow.


This might as well be a sprint vs. distance poll.


The #grind never stops.


SwimSwam wishes you and your drag socks a lifetime of happiness, Ryan.


The author of this article cannot think of a more ideal Twitter interaction. More of this, please.


Hey, TYR: can we make this one of the stroke options for the mystery medley at the Pro Swim Series?


We didn’t know we needed to see bellyflops this good and this graceful until we saw them. And now we can’t stop watching.

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Mr G
2 years ago

2X ozaukee!

About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majored in media studies and American studies at Claremont McKenna College, where she swam distance freestyle for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team. Outside of SwimSwam, she has bylines at Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, SB Nation, and The Student Life newspaper.

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