Jenny Thompson

Lobbyist Meeting with White House Officials to Discuss Resuming Swimming

A group of aquatics professionals, including coaches and Olympians, have coalesced to try and aid the government in making a decision.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Inge de Bruijn’s 5-WR May of 2000

Inge de Bruijn went on an unparalleled tear in May of 2000, setting five world records in a nine-day span and setting up for an almost-unbeatable two years.

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Dara Torres to be Inducted Into Jewish American Hall of Fame

12-time Olympic medalist and former world record holder Dara Torres is the 51st person to be inducted into the Jewish American Hall of Fame.

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COVID-19 Protective Gear GoFundMe Launched For Jenny Thompson & Co-Workers

Donate to the GoFundMe page to raise money for Jenny Thompson and her co-workers to have protective gear as they treat COVID-19 patients in South Carolina.

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2019 Golden Goggles: LIVE Awards Show Recap

Follow along here as we will provide a live recap of tonight’s Golden Goggles awards gala.

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Division III Mary Washington Tops Howard Women, Bison Men Win 136-126

The University of Mary Washington women’s swimming team topped Howard University, 153-125, while the Howard men edged the Eagles 136-126.

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Simone Manuel Becomes 1st Woman to Win 7 Medals in Single World Championships

With two gold medals Sunday, Simone Manuel separated herself from the group of eight women who had previously won six medals in a single meet.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Riptide Swim Team

Riptide Swim Team, located in Apple Valley, Minnesota, is the largest team in the state, and has over 575 swimmers, ranging from brand new swimmers to teenage athletes who are making an impact on the international level.

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Who Would Win a New England vs. Philly Swimming Super Bowl LII?

What would happen if New Englanders Jenny Thompson and Madison Kennedy swam on a relay for the Patriots, against a team of Eagles fans? Let’s defy space and time to stage a Swimming Super Bowl LII dual meet.

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Katie Ledecky Named WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Katie Ledecky has been named Sportswoman of the Year for 2017 by the Women’s Sports Federation. She becomes the fifth swimmer to win the award since 1993.

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Manuel Shocks The World, Wins 100 Free Gold In American Record Fashion

Simone Manuel shocked the world, beating Sarah Sjostrom for 100 free gold in an American record 52.27.

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North America: U.S. Sweep 100 Free Titles For First Time Since 1991

The U.S. holds the world 100 free titles simultaneously for the first time since 1991.

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NA: Dressel Secures First U.S. 100 Free World Title Since 2001

Caeleb Dressel won the first U.S. 100 free World title in 16 years.

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In Praise Of Katie Meili

And all this brings me back to Katie Meili, daughter of my old college friend. Being a sports guy, I never anticipated that Jenny Thompson or Katie Meili could achieve these things.

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Katie Ledecky Ties Missy Franklin with 11th LC World Championship

Katie Ledecky has tied Missy Franklin for the most long course World Championships in history.

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