Tuncelli Becomes Youngest Swimmer Ever To Crack The 15-Minute Barrier In 1500 Free
In addition to becoming the youngest swimmer under the 15-minute barrier, Tuncelli took five and a half seconds off the Turkish National Record.
arena Swim of the Week: Kuzey Tuncelli Becomes First 15-Year-Old Sub-15 In 1500 Free
Tuncelli is now the fastest 15-and-under swimmer in the 1500 free by nearly 10 seconds and is more than seven under the current U.S. NAG record.
arena Swim of the Week: 15-Year-Old Emir Batur Albayrak Drops 15:06 1500 Free
Albayrak put up a scintillating time of 15:06.24 in the 1500 free which is the fastest from a swimmer 15 and under by nearly eight seconds.
Controversial Former Olympic Coach Joe Bernal Dies
Joe Bernal, an accomplished but controversial coach who received a lifetime ban from USA Swimming in 2016, died on Saturday night.
Ivy League Makes Presence Felt at Men’s NCAAs
Penn’s Matt Fallon, who finished 3rd in the 200 breast, was one of a slew of Ivy League swimmers smashing records at NCAAs this week.
The 1976 Summer Olympic Games of Montreal: Olympic Swimming Training Camp
In 1976 the Branin Natatorium was brand new and Canton was a good place for a bunch of young Olympic swimmers to stay focused on the tasks ahead of us.
10 Oldest Remaining U.S. NAG Records
Since our last look at the records back in July of 2015, only 2 of the 10 oldest NAG records have been broken, but there’s a fresh class of contenders hungry to get their names in the history books.
Star Tucson Coach Hojnacki to Take Helm of Boy & Girls Club Metro Team
Zachary Hojnacki, the Head Age Group Coach for the prestigious Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics, is taking over as the head coach of the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester “Marlins” Swim Team.
The Greatest Collective Swimming Performance In 50 Years
Chuck Warner’s “Lesson From Legends”
10 Oldest Long Course U.S. NAG records still on the books
With the next month or so likely to bring with it a healthy wave of new National Age Group (NAG) records, SwimSwam decided to take a look at the current record book for the oldest NAGs on record.
Lessons from Legends: Under The Shade of a Freeway
“People say they love the music they grow up with, especially through their transitional years of high school and college.”
Tis The Season…For Tough Stuff
“Winter break training can be used as a time to build confidence and courage, for those willing to tackle difficult challenges.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)
The Most Enduring USA National Age Group Records and Why
Swim News: “During the USA Nationals in Austin, and other meets over the last two weeks numerous USA National Age-Group Records (NAG) have been ripped from the books.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)
Two Olympic Milers and how they went 1-2
Brian Goodell and Bobby Hackett share their race strategy in the mile when they went 1-2 at the Olympic Games….
Olympic Trials to the Olympic Games Part II
“There are many swimmers that struggle to repeat their performance from the Olympic Trials at the Olympic Games and even fewer that exceed it.”