Catch up on smaller stories from around the web in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Grant Hackett, Brooke Hanson and Sun Yang.
The definition of perseverance, Aussie Emily Seebohm has been nominated for Australia’s prestigious ‘Don Award’.
Sarah Sjostrom had a remarkable World Championships in Budapest. She broke the World Records in the 50m and 100m freestyles, winning gold and silver in the individual events.
Now that the World Championships in Budapest have come to a close, let’s take a look back at the numbers and see what’s interesting.
Mykhailo Romanchuk unloaded a 14:37.14 1500 to become the 4th fastest performer in history.
With her third consecutive 1500 free title, Katie Ledecky has passed Missy Franklin for the most gold medals in long course World Championships history, holding a dozen world titles in as many appearances.
Tonight’s win was historic for Sun as it makes him the solo 3rd most decorated performer ever in terms of World Championships gold medals, breaking the former tie he shared with Aaron Perisol (7) and Grant Hackett (7).
In a Facebook live video on Sunday afternoon, Olympic legend Michael Phelps told his fans he’s training for 2032.
Canadian swimming legend Ryan Cochrane has officially announced his retirement.
Grant Hackett acknowledges he needs help for his mental health issues.
“We will continue to support them throughout this journey to recovery,” reads a portion of Swimming Australia’s statement concerning troubled retired Olympian Grant Hackett’s recent behavior.
Troubled retired swimming star Grant Hackett of Australia was arrested at his family’s home today, February 15th.
Der dreimalige Olympiasieger Grant Hackett aus Australien ist nach einem “Zusammenbruch” kurzfristig in Southport (AUS) fest genommen, aber kurze Zeit…
Might we see storied Australian coach Denis Cotterell reacquainted with past protege Sun Yang of China?
1500 free Olympic champ Gregorio Paltrinieri has scratched the men’s 400 free on day 1 of the Short Course World Championships.