At every Trials, there’s a small subset of about 25 swimmers who carry a heavy burden: they miss qualifying for the Olympics by a single spot.
Reese has built an incredible legacy at the University of Texas, leading the men’s team to unparalleled excellence.
The Youtuber/Olympian discusses in his video about the history of the Duel in the Pool and how it impacted his own swimming career.
van der Burgh broke the 50 WR for the third time when he edged a historically competitive field at the 2009 World Championships in a time of 26.67.
At the 2006 US Nationals, Brendan Hansen went on a double world record spree in the 100/200 breast. Read more on how Hansen took down the records here.
Here we count down some of the greatest performances from semifinal races of the last 20-ish years. These races are just as memorable as the finals.
The rivalry between Kosuke Kitajima and Brendan Hansen is one of the most well-known in the swimming world, and it came to a head at the 2004 Olympic Games.
Kosuke Kitajima changed breaststroke forever when he implemented dolphin kicks into his underwater pullouts at the 2004 Olympics and was not disqualified.
Each day, for the remaining days of 2019, RITTER Sports Performance will be releasing episodes from its Swim Coach Base podcast vault.
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Juan Caraveo will serve as the Western Zone Program Development Manager for USA Swimming and Jaime Lewis will serve as Performance Development Manager.
Rebecca Soni, the back-to-back Olympic breaststroke champion in 2008 and 2012, is one of 5 swimmers inducted into the ISHOF class of 2020.
USA Swimming announced the hiring of 6-time Olympic medalist Brendan Hansen as Director of Team Services. Hansen won 2 Olympic golds, 1 silver and 2 bronze.
The men’s 200 breast holds the fastest performers in history with the defending World champ (Chupkov) and world record holder (Watanabe) in contention.
Before King, only Brendan Hansen had ever won both breaststroke events across all four years of college swimming
The North Penn girls won their second straight PIAA Class 3A State Championship; meanwhile, the North Allegheny won their third straight amidst a record-breaking boys meet.