A 59 Second Drop? The Progression of the Women’s 1500 Freestyle World Records
Katie Ledecky smashed the SCM 1500 free world record by 9.37 seconds. That’s far from the biggest progression of the event’s world record though.
A Brief History of Female Swimmers Turning Pro Early & Forgoing NCAA Eligibility
Regan Smith is the latest in a long line of female swimmers who have turned pro early, and history shows us it’s a decision that doesn’t always work out.
Katie Ledecky 15:38 Nei 1500-Katie Grimes Seconda All Time Cat 16 Anni
Katie Ledecky chiude i 1500 a 15:38.99 mente la 16enne Katie Grimes con 15:51 sale al secondo posto della classifica all time 15/16 anni
Ryan Held Raises a Big Question: What Is The Fastest Name In Swimming?
Ryan Held thinks that the fastest relay made up of one name is Ryan, but some other names may have a strong case as well.
A Look At The USA’s Unofficial Short Course Meters Junior National Records
Based on our records, Andrew Seliskar is the fastest junior in American history in a total of four short course meters events.
15-Year-Old Cavan Gormsen Breaks 4:40 in 500 FR, 16:00 in 1650 at LIAC Invite
Gormsen posted a 4:38.45, blowing right through the 4:40 barrier, and establishing herself as the #10 all-time 15-16 year old at just 15.
Is The 50 Free a Crapshoot?
In a race that takes under 30 seconds, a single turn hit long, a slow start, or a bad breakout can easily be the difference between first and second place.
Looking Back at Day 7 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials
Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 7th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.
Dolfin Swim of the Week: Kate Ziegler’s In-Season World Record 1500 From 2007
On this day 13 years ago, 18-year-old Kate Ziegler broke a Janet Evans world record that was set three months before Ziegler was born.
Top 10 Women’s Swimmers Who Never Won an Olympic Gold Medal
American swimmer Katie Hoff broke American Records, World Records and won 3 Olympic medals in ’08, but in spite of huge expectations, none of them were gold.
2019 W. NCAAs: Forde Drops 6+ Seconds in the 500 in 1 Day, Becomes No. 5 All-Time Performer
Forde went 4:31.34 to pick up the first individual NCAA title of her career.
Ella Eastin Becomes 10th Fastest 500 Freestyler In History
On top of the incredible time, Eastin also negative split the race.
Dagny Knutson Wins Appeal In Suit Vs Former Attorney
A California appeals court has ruled in favor of former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson, reinstating the $617,800 in damages she was awarded in 2016 before a judge threw out that verdict and ordered a new trial.
Competitor Coach of the Month: Greg Meehan
Head coach Greg Meehan led the United States women to their most successful World Championships in history, with 20 total medals, 9 of them gold.
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.