John Atkinson

Swimming Canada Preparing For “Very Controlled” Olympic Trials In April

With the Trials scheduled for early April, High Performance Director John Atkinson says Swimming Canada has started to look at what the meet will look like.


Swimming Canada Releases Data on Safe Reopening of High Performance Centres

After just over four months out of the water, the HPC have been up and running since July, with 356 training session held at the centres

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Swimming Canada Launches New Athlete Development Philosophy

Swimming Canada is beginning the phased release of its Appropriate Athlete Development (AAD) document and Athlete Development Matrix (ADM).

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Challenges Face Canadian Athletes Hoping to Compete in 2020 ISL Season

While Swimming Canada says that they support whatever decisions their athletes make about ISL participation in 2020, several challenges will face…


Swimming Canada Releases Return To Swimming Framework

Swimming Canada has released its official COVID-19 Return to Swimming Framework, outlining their recommendations for return to training and competition.

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Canada E Germania Chiedono Rinvio Mondiali FINA Al 2022

Canada e Germania chiedono che i Campionati del Mondo del 2021 vengano rinviati al 2022 poiché per le federazioni due eventi così vicini sono ingestibili

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Swimming Canada Announces Cancellation Of Remaining Summer National Events

In the wake of the Olympic postponement, all Canadian national events slated for the summer have been cancelled.

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Swimming Canada Cancels Open Water Trials; Evaluating Late-June Pool Trials

Swimming Canada has cancelled one trials event and has announced a target date for another.

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Swimming Canada Announces TritonWear as Official Training Technology

Swimming Canada is pleased to announce that TritonWear is partnering with the organization as the Official Training Technology of Swimming Canada.

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MacNeil Shocks Sjostrom, Becomes #2 Performer Of All-Time In 100 Fly

Canadian Maggie MacNeil shocked Sarah Sjostrom to win gold in the women’s 100 fly, becoming the #2 performer of all-time in 55.83.


Canadian Women’s 400 Free Relay Record A Statement On Day 1 In Gwangju

A pair of 52-second splits in the women’s 400 free relay signal a return to top form for Penny Oleksiak, who helped Canada win bronze on day 1 in Gwangju.


Manchester to Host Swimming Canada’s 2022 Commonwealth Games Staging Camp

The city of Manchester, England, will host Canadian swimmers in a staging camp prior to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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TritonWear Brings Affordable AI-Powered Analytics to All Swimmers

Today TritonWear releases the Triton 2, its fully re-invented hardware, along with re-designed software and a new set of AI-based auto-coaching tools.


Toronto accueillera les Essais olympiques canadiens de 2020

Natation Canada a annoncé que les Essais olympiques et paralympiques canadiens de natation se tiendront au Centre panaméricain de Toronto…

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Videos from FINA Golden Coaches’ Clinic Now Available on YouTube

The clinic provided insight into training of some of the world’s best swimmers. Featured above: Peter Andrew, father and coach of Michael Andrew.

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