Janet Evans

Evans, Naber, Wasserman and Mann at Team USA Awards (Video Interviews)

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.

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Golden Goggles: Katie Ledecky Wins Female Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky won her 5th Female Athlete of the Year Golden Goggles Award.

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Janet Evans Is Recipient Of 2017 WISE LA Women Of Inspiration 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.

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Golden Goggles 2017: The Official SwimSwam Ballot

SwimSwam’s picks for each of the Golden Goggle Awards.


Delfina Pignatiello Becomes 4th U18 Under 16 Minutes in Women’s 1500

6TH FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, August 23 – Monday, August 28, 2017 50-Meter Course Indianapolis (USA) Heats 9:30…


Pay Attention This Afternoon, Leah Smith in “Slower” Heats of 1500

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.


LA To Host Team USA Awards On November 29

The 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, will take place at Royce Hall on UCLA’s…

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The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

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.

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Ledecky Now Owns 6 Fastest 1500s In History After 15:35 In Santa Clara

Katie Ledecky’s 15:35.65 1500 in Santa Clara was the 5th fastest swim in history.


VIDEO: Bob Bowman Talks to 2016 FINA Convention

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.

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10 Female Swimmer Problems

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…


2024 Olympic Bids Present At ANOC General Assembly

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.

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Ledecky Does It Again with 4:26.4 500 FR for New NCAA, American Records

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.


Ledecky Crushes 500 Free NCAA Record with 4:27 in OSU Invite Prelims

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.


Janet Evans, Greg Louganis Selected as Rose Parade Grand Marshals

U.S. Olympians Janet Evans, Greg Louganis, and Allyson Felix have been selected as the grand marshals for the 128th Rose Parade.

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