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)
A pair of buglers await on the diving platform to play the National Anthem at the SEC Championships. Texas A&M put on quite a show as hosts of their first ever SEC Championship swim meet. (Credit: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)
Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson is already swimming times that few collegiate swimmers in the country can match at their best. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The powerful Breeja Larson, Olympian and NCAA Champion, will lead the Aggies into a new season. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The record-breaking relay from Oak Aquatics was one of the groups honored in the post-meet awards (seen here along with coaches Sean Baker and Cathy Pardy).
The brothers Matthew and Jeffrey Swanston after the 200 back final where they took gold and silver, respectively. (Photo Courtesy: Craig Maitland)
This report was contributed by Mike Thompson, a Canadian swim coach and journalist, who is one of the leading voices…
Teenager Victoria Arlen destroyed a World Record in Montreal.
Martha McCabe won’t swim her specialty, the 200, until Sunday, but in the sprints she’s looked outstanding. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
China’s Wu Peng put up the world’s number-four time in the 200 fly at the Canada Cup (Photo Courtesy: ©TIm Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Also, the Canadians will send a good young group to the Mare Nostrum, and Ball State plucked their coach from a rival.
Martha McCabe both positioned themselves for Olympic medals; but who took gold in Montreal? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Two-time Olympian Mike Brown fell short in his comeback attempt, and Babara Jardin won a deep 200 free field. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Jillian Tyler raced to the front of an unbelievable 100 breaststroke field on day 3 prelims.