Shouts from the Stands: An enthusiastic Katie Ledecky-centric blog from an otherwise unenthusiastic non-blogger
People say that Katie Ledecky shocked the swimming world and pulled an upset in London when she won the 800 freestyle in American record fashion, but I disagree.
“The only way we will become the champions we are capable of being is to personally define what winning means.” – Janet Evans
Janet Evans had only great things to say about Katie Ledecky and her journey in the realm of distance freestyle, adding that she was pleased the record was back in the hands of an American.
The run-up to the 2014 International Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremony was distracting, with calls for Chuck Wielgus to…
The only world record performance at the British Gas Masters Championships in Swansea was Kirstin Cameron’s 40-44 age group 1500m freestyle.
USA SWIMMING FOUNDATION ‘MAKE A SPLASH’ INITIATIVE TO HOST LEARN TO SWIM EVENT DURING INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME (ISHOF) WEEKEND IN FORT LAUDERDALE
Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans, Jaon Lezak will give free lessons during the water safety session.
If you have any questions that you would to ask Chloe Sutton, just post to the comments here, Tweet @SwimSpray, post to SwimSpray’s Facebook, or email [email protected] with your question. SwimSpray will post the answers next week.
USA Swimming Foundation’s ‘Make a Splash’ to Host Event during ISHOF Weekend, Headlined by Lezak & Evans
Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans, Jason Lezak & Olympian Alia Atkinson will give free swim lessons during the water safety session.
The national tour features new USA Swimming Foundation’s Ambassadors Nathan Adrian, Janet Evans, Anthony Ervin (featured image), as well as Olympic Gold Medalists Rowdy Gaines, Jason Lezak, Jessica Hardy, and two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton.
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)