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Longhorn Day 1 Finals: Foster Goes 4:11.13 IM, Ledecky Beats Manuel in 100 FR

On night one of the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite, Carson Foster hit another PB in the 400 IM at 4:11.13 while Katie Ledecky caught Simone Manuel in the 100 FR.


Is The 50 Free a Crapshoot?

In a race that takes under 30 seconds, a single turn hit long, a slow start, or a bad breakout can easily be the difference between first and second place.


Swim CEO Series: Chris DeJong on Fastest 400m Kick Ever, Big Blue Swim School

DeJong indulged in telling his epic story about Phelps buying him dinner for kicking the unofficial fastest time in history in a 400m kick


Charlie Swanson Becomes Seventh-Best American Ever in 400 IM at 4:11.46

Absolutely torching the 400 IM field in the Pan Am Games A final tonight, Team USA’s Charlie Swanson clocked a time of 4:11.46 for the dominant win.


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?


Who Would Win a New England vs. Philly Swimming Super Bowl LII?

What would happen if New Englanders Jenny Thompson and Madison Kennedy swam on a relay for the Patriots, against a team of Eagles fans? Let’s defy space and time to stage a Swimming Super Bowl LII dual meet.


True Sweetser Downs Erik Vendt’s Pac-12 Meet Record with 14:35 Mile

Stanford freshman True Sweetser broke a Pac-12 Meet Record that had stood for over a decade on Saturday night at the 2017 Men’s Pac-12 Championships in Federal Way, Washington.


Zane Grothe Is Now The 10th Fastest Performer Ever In The 1650

After his 1650 freestyle performance at the 2017 Senior Metropolitan Winter Championships in Long Island, New York, USA Swimming national team member and former Auburun All-American Zane Grothe of Badger Swim Club is now the 10th fastest performer of all time in the race.


Zane Grothe Posts Top 10 All-Time 1000 Free at Metropolitan Champs

U.S. National Teamer and Olympic Trials finalist Zane Grothe clocked a fast 1000 freestyle on Friday of the 2017 Metropolitan Winter Championships


Connor Jaeger Rocks New American & US Open 1500m Record

Connor Jaeger masterfully raced his way to a new American Record in the 1500 SCM freestyle at today’s Duel.


Smith Smashes American, NCAA Records In the 1000 Free

Texas junior Clark Smith set new American and NCAA records in the 1000 free while swimming the 1650 on the final night of the Texas Hall of Fame Invite this evening.


Smith’s Record Highlights Final Night of Texas Invite

Clark Smith set a new American and NCAA record in the 1000 free as part of the 1650 tonight.


Countdown to the Comeback: Top 10 Michael Phelps feats – #4

We’re counting down the top 10 moments of Michael Phelps’ career, so far. Checking in at #4 is Phelps’ first Olympic medal, which was both gold and a new world record.

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US Report Day 4: American Men’s Distance Swimming is Back

Connor Jaeger and Michael McBroom are bringing some style back to men’s distance swimming in the United States. (Photo: Victor Puig/


Speedo vs. TYR: A Legal Analysis of the Tech Suit Debacle

In his paper, “The Need for Speed: How High-Technology Swimsuits Changed the Sport of Swimming”, law student David Meyer discusses the legal aspects of the 2009 tech suit debacle