Sprint News 9/13/12: Sean Kelly Back on Deck for Brits; Coutts Engaged; Miami Group Grows For a Few Days
Australian Matt Targett is one of two swimmers who will prepare for the Fast Lane competition in Miami. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Maggie the Missle didn’t have an ideal Olympics, but there’s still a lot of cash on the table for him in Brazil.
Swim News: Fred Bousquet, former world record holder in the meters 50 freestyle, NCAA Champion, European Champion. (Swim photos & artwork provided Mike Lewis, @Mike2swim and OlaVistaPhotography.com)
Mike Alexandrov’s speed in short course should pay off in Rio at the Fast Lane challenge. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Josh Schneider conquered his second-straight Tiburon Sprint Classic title. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
Tom Shields will be joining the field at the Tiburon Sprint Classic this weekend. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Swim news: What would you give to see 8 of the world’s fastest 50 yard freestylers ever square off in 19 seconds of Splash? How about $10k? (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Tiburon mastermind Bob Placak stops for a shot with 2011 Open Water Champion Melissa Gorman, a former Open Water World Champion.
The Brazilians, Americans, French, and Australians will combine for a never-before-seen event in Rio, Brazil. Cesar Cielo’s turf. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
“The fastest swim meet in history, featuring Ricky Berens, Jimmy Feigan, Fred Bousquet & Josh Schneider. Special guests tba!” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
(Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
A chilly day in the pool still left some good times, but many athletes seem to be saving their speed for a little bit warmer weather in the afternoon. (Photo Courtesy: Nico Messer)
Nico Messer was born and raised in Switzerland, and is currently the head coach for Vevey Natation. He has spent time…
Garrett McCaffrey gets you caught up on European Championships, Mel Zajac Invitational, Japan Open, and The Speedo Grand Challenge. (Photo Courtesy: ©TIm Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Hungary’s Laszlo Cseh took a third gold medal of these championships on the last day. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)