Justin Zook

USOPC College Sports Think Tank Recommends Delaying Swim & Dive Recruiting

The group recommended pushing back swimming and diving recruiting to begin during a student’s senior year of high school.


Para-Swimming: IPC Changes Classification Rules & Procedures

Tom Miazga, a star of the U.S. Paralympics Team, helps walk us through the changes.


How can the Paralympics become relevant in the United States?

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…


IPC to Eliminate Need to Classify Athletes at a Paralympic Games

Above: 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Champion Roderick Sewell poses with a fan.

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IPC Begins Two-Year Review of Classification System

The International Paralympic Committtee (IPC) announced today that they would begin a two-year process of reviewing its classification system. The…

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US Paralympics Names 25 to Team for IPC World Championships

Justin Zook is one of 25 swimmers named to the 2013 World Championship Team. (Photo Courtesy: US Paralympic Committee)

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Zook Breaks American Record; Grand’Maison, Silverman, and Arlen Add More Wins to Close CanAm Meet

Friday was the final day of the 2013 Spring CanAm Championsihps, the U.S. Paralympics-hosted qualifying meet for the IPC World…

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Silverman Gets 2nd Distance WR, Arlen Breaks American Record at CanAm Para Meet

For a full description of the qualifying procedures, see our day 1 recap. After coming within three-tenths of a World…

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Jessica Long, Brad Snyder Headline 2013 U.S. Paralympic National Team

Jessica Long was one of the bigger names named to the 2013 Paralympic roster this weekend.

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BREAKING: Victoria Arlen Allowed in S6, Results May Be Changed After Race

The latest in the disaster that has been the Paralympic classification system in the leadup to this week’s Paralympic swimming, the verdict…

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Weggemann, Zook Reclassified, Arlen Absent from Start Lists Day Before Paralympics

Paralympic superstar Mallory Weggemann is competing against a whole new field on the eve of the Paralympics (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)


2012 Paralympics: Live Results, Live Streams, and US Twitter Handles

Mallory Weggemann and the US Paralympic Team are two days away from kicking off the Paralympic Games in London. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)


U.S. Paralympic Team Departs for Training Camp in Germany

Jessica Long and the U.S. Paralympic Team are packing their bags for Germany (Photo Courtesy: USOC)

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Jessica Long Breaks 50 Fly IPC World Record at Can-Am Meet

On Friday night in Manitoba, US Paralympian, and ESPY award winner, Jessica Long quietly broke another World Record at the 2012…

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34 Named to US Paralympic Team for London

Cody Bureau will look to improve on his bronze medal from the 2008 Games in the 200 IM, after making his third team (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)