The national tour will feature appearances by newly appointed USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors: three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Ervin (featured image), and returning this year are four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans and swimming legend Rowdy Gaines.
Evans would have came fourth at the 2013 World Champs in the 1500m freestyle, bronze in the 400m freestyle, and silver in the 800m freestyle (only being beaten by Ledecky). ..
The USA Swimming Foundation’s Fantasy Camp included six Olympic hosts and a full immersion experience into Olympic Training Center life.
Janet Evans is speaking at the ESPN-W summit on the subject of “balance.”
Olympic icon and masters swimming world record holder, Rowdy Gaines, joins Olympic Champions Ricky Berens, Janet Evans, Garrett Weber-Gale, Gold Medal Mel Stewart and Olympic Coach David Marsh to host the most exclusive Fantasy Swim Camp in history.
You might be surprised to learn that it’s Kirsty Coventry who has won the most individual Olympic medals, among women, of all time. Believe it. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Kirsty Coventry)
Olympic coach, and the most celebrated college coach in history, David Marsh, will headline the USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp November 8-10. Joining him will be Olympic gold medalists Rowdy Gaines, Janet Evans, Mel Stewart, Garrett Weber-Gale, and Ricky Berens.
Janet Evans didn’t win her first Olympic gold medal in a freestyle race, you might be surprised to learn.
The USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp is a star-studded weekend of swim fan fun. It’s open to swimmers of all abilities who want to rub shoulders with Olympic Champions like Ricky Berens, Janet Evans, Rowdy Gaines, Garrett Weber-Gale, and coach David Marsh. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
With the end of the 2012-2013 season approaching, 163 national age group records have been broken (or tied) over the past year between the short course and long course seasons. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)
“Swimming is an amazing sport that has taught me lessons both in the water and out, which is why I was thrilled to become an Ambassador for the Foundation,” said Evans. (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)
Missy Franklin has been nominated for the 2013 Sportswoman of the Year Award, which recognizes female athletes for their outstanding athletic accomplishments over the past year. (Image Courtesy of FINA)
Many thanks to swimswam contributor Anne Lepesant for producing this interview. WOMEN’S 400 IM – 2013 US Junior Nationals –…
Women’s 800 freestyle race footage and post race interview is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Katie Ledecky is now the American record holder in the 400 meter freestyle, and the world record holder in the 800 meter and 1500 meter freestyle races. She is the first American to do this since Janet Evans held all three world records simultaneously in 1988. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)