Bella Sims

Bella Sims Breaks Down Full Olympic Experience as a 16-Year-old

Sims talks about crying before all of her races, less-than-ideal open water swims, and not realizing that prelims swimmers got medals too. 

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Olympian Katie Grimes Finishes “Elite” Sweep at Las Vegas Open Water Meet

15-year old Katie Grimes, who was a US Olympian this summer in the pool, earned a big payday in Las Vegas over the weekend.

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Las Vegas Open Water Champions Cup Preview: 3 U.S. Olympians Set to Race

This weekend Sandpipers of Nevada will be hosting the Las Vegas Open Water Champions Cup, which will be serving as a US National Team selection race.

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Olympians Bella Sims and Katie Grimes Go Best Times to Start Yards Season

Tokyo Olympians Bella Sims and Katie Grimes threw down quick early-season times in Sandpipers’ dual meet with Boulder City Henderson.

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1,239 Swimmers Named to USA Swimming 2021 Scholastic All-American Team

Olympians Lydia Jacoby (pictured) and Torri Huske headlined the 2021 selection to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team.

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The Class of 2023 Swimming Recruits Have Begun Their Commitments

The defending SEC Champions from the University of Kentucky say that they have broken the ice on commitments from the class of 2023.

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USA Swimming Names 114 Athletes to the 2021-22 National Team Roster

Olympians Ryan Murphy (left) and Caeleb Dressel (right) were among the 51 women and 63 men that will make up the 2021-22 National Team roster.

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Sandpipers of Nevada’s Ron Aitken is On Deck at Tokyo Olympics

In spite of not being publicly named to the U.S. Olympic coaching staff, Sandpipers of Nevada coach Ron Aitken has been taken to Tokyo anyway.

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WATCH: Michael Andrew, Lilly King, US W 800 FR Relay Win Olympic Prelims Heats

During day 5 prelims, Lilly King (200 breast), Michael Andrew (200 IM), and the US women’s 800 free relay (Sims, Madden, McLaughlin, Forde) won their heats.

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Tokyo Timing: International Young Guns’ Olympic Schedules

David Popovici of Romania may be just 16 years of age but he’s a force in the men’s 100m free. Find out when he swims here.

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Ron Aitken Describes 1500 for Time After 70k Training Week at Olympic Camp

Aitken goes into full detail on what his 3 distance girls have been doing at the Olympic Training Camp (which he got to attend and coach at) in Hawaii

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Month: Sandpipers of Nevada

Five swimmers representing the Sandpipers of Nevada qualified for the USA’s Tokyo Olympic Team at Olympic Trials earlier this month.

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Bella Sims Becomes Lowest Seed Since At Least 2000 to Make Olympic Team

Making the team after entering the meet seeded 39th, Sims is one of this years youngest Olympians that will represent the United States in Tokyo.

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Follow the 2020 U.S. Olympic Roster on Instagram and Twitter

Here is a complete list of each U.S. Olympic swimming athlete’s Instagram and Twitter usernames. Follow along as they prepare for Tokyo.

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Only 11 Out of 26 US Olympic Swimmers Were On 2018 Pan Pacs Team

Paige Madden (above) is part of an unusually-large group of swimmers to make the Olympic Team in spite of not racing at the previous Pan Pacs.

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