After competing in her first Games in 2012, Canadian backstroker Hilary Caldwell wanted nothing more than to get the Olympic rings tattoo.
Thorburn coached on three Canadian Olympic teams and led 18 swimmers to national titles over the course of his 44-year coaching career.
Matt Pariselli explores the tough transition to life beyond swimming
Alexa Komarnycky of Toronto, who trains at the Victoria Academy of Swimming, finished 13th in the women’s 800-m freestyle (8:29.87) while Savannah King of Vernon, B.C., came 20th (8:40.35). (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
The Canadian team has truly outdone themselves on the Twittersphere since the Olympic games. Now every swimmer on the women’s roster has Twitter account along with only two missing on the men’s side…impressive. (Image courtesy of Swimming Canada)
“It’s pretty exciting when the trip finally comes together and you get everyone there,” said Cochrane, who will be competing at his fourth world championships. “The final push is always a stressful time but once you get the team together it’s a very calming experience. I think we’re all excited for the meet to start.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Cesar Cielo is part of a very impressive men’s sprint field at the 2012 French Open. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
Seth Stubblefield captured his 2nd event title of the weekend at the Swim Meet of Champions
Chloe Sutton’s 400 free is looking as strong as ever just three weeks out from the World Championship Trials. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The following is the official Canadian World Championships Team: Female Barbara Jardin, Montreal, 200 FR, 1:58.25 Sinead Russell, Burlington, Ont.,…
Three Island Swimmers go under world best in the 1500 freestyle on the final day of Canadian World Championship Trials
The final night of the Canadian World Championship Trials started out with an amazing race in the women’s 800 freestyle….
Women’s 200 IM The three medalists in the 400 IM qualified in the top three positions heading into the 200…
As predicted the women’s 100 freestyle was an incredible race with only 38 one-hundredths of a second separating first from…
Women’s 100 freestyle The women’s 100 freestyle should be a great race with only nine tenths of a second between…
Canada’s Ryan Cochrane, brunt of Swimming Canada’s April Fools joke, is really focused on the pool. But which races are his goals in Barcelona? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)