SwimSwam caught up with Janet Evans, John Naber, Casey Wasserman and John Mann at the 2017 Team USA Awards, where the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics were a hot topic of conversation and Katie Ledecky won Female Olympic Athlete of the Year.
Katie Ledecky won her 5th Female Athlete of the Year Golden Goggles Award.
The Los Angeles Chapter of Women in Sports and Events (WISE Los Angeles) announced today that Janet Evans (Olympian & LA2028 Organizing Committee), Valorie Kondos Field (Head Coach, UCLA Women’s Gymnastics), and Christine Simmons (President & Chief Operations Officer, Los Angeles Sparks) have been selected as the recipients of the 2017 WISE Los Angeles Women of Inspiration Award.
SwimSwam’s picks for each of the Golden Goggle Awards.
6TH FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, August 23 – Monday, August 28, 2017 50-Meter Course Indianapolis (USA) Heats 9:30…
Leah Smith will be swimming in the penultimate heat of the 1500 free, rather than the “faster” heat that will swim with finals tonight. Tune in at 4:30 pm ET.
The 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, will take place at Royce Hall on UCLA’s…
This year on June 22 3-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines led the swim lesson at the Aquatica in Sea World. Olympic bronze medalist Tom Wilkens was in attendance at the event in New Jersey and Janet Evans emceed the event in Orange County. The goal is to reach out to as many people as possible to actively reduce the risk of drowning in the water.
Katie Ledecky’s 15:35.65 1500 in Santa Clara was the 5th fastest swim in history.
FINA hosted its 4th World Aquatics Convention in Windsor, Canada with famed coach Bob Bowman – who coached Michael Phelps his entire career – among the big-name coaches speaking to the assembly.
There are a lot of aspects and experiences unique to the female swimmer. I laugh about these a lot with my swimmer girls, and maybe you do too. Here are 10 Female Swimmer Problems…
On November 15, the three cities bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics presented to the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), with L.A. championing diversity, Budapest a move toward mid-sized host cities and Paris a “friendly” Games for incoming athletes.
During day 1 finals at the Ohio State Invitational, Ledecky broke her own NCAA Record from prelims, clocking a 4:26.46 in the 500 free.
American distance star Katie Ledecky just made her NCAA Invitational debut for Stanford at the 2016 Ohio State Invite, and she did it in record-breaking fashion.
U.S. Olympians Janet Evans, Greg Louganis, and Allyson Felix have been selected as the grand marshals for the 128th Rose Parade.