Brian Goodell

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.

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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.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Mission Viejo Nadadores

The Mission Viejo Nadadores, located in Orange County, CA, have been one of the most prominent club teams in the US over the past 50 years.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Know Who Vladimir Salnikov Is

Vladimir Salnikov was the greatest distance swimmer of his generation, possibly of all time. Here are 7 things you should know about the “Monster of the Waves.”

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Who Will Step Up In Men’s 1500?

Is the United States ready to compete for international medals again in the men’s 1500 freestyle?

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Mission Viejo Nadadores Return to Marguerite Aquatics Center

A view of the Marguerite Aquatic Center, pre-renovations.

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$11 Million Mission Viejo Nadadores Pool Renovation Nearing Completion

The $11 million renovation to the Marguerite Aquatic Center in Mission Viejo, California is nearing its completion, the OC Register…

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Mark Schubert To Return To Mission Viejo As Head Coach

Mark Schubert: “To be able to go back and coach at a club I started is like a dream come true for me.”

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“The Last Gold” Premieres at LA Film Festival to Rave Audience Reviews

“The Last Gold: The greatest untold story in Olympic swimming history,” which recounts the struggle the U.S. women’s swim team had against the doped East Germans at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montréal, opened on Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

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Ask Chloe Sutton

If you have any questions that you would to ask Chloe Sutton, just post to the comments here, Tweet @SwimSpray, post to SwimSpray’s Facebook, or email [email protected] with your question. SwimSpray will post the answers next week.

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Above the surface – photo vault

Closing out the end of the calendar year is a good time to look back on some of the images…

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US Masters Nationals Photo Vault #3

US Masters nationals – it’s the nation’s #1 pool party! (Photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography – Courtesy US Masters Swimming)

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2013 USMS Summer Nationals – Day 4 – Brian Goodell Feature Interview – Video

Misty Hyman and Rob Butcher bring us Day 4 highlights from the 2013 Marriott USMS Summer Nationals at Mission Viejo. Olympians Brian Goodell and Susan Williams interviewed. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotograpy.com)

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Cultures and Competitiveness, You Can’t Buy Success in Swimming

“A common argument for the value of sport in America, and similar societies, is that it helps prepare children to successfully enter the competitive system of capitalism. In fact, the reverse is also true.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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