Kristy Kowal

The Meet Of Tears: U.S. Olympic Trials

At every Trials, there’s a small subset of about 25 swimmers who carry a heavy burden: they miss qualifying for the Olympics by a single spot.


Georgia’s Callie Dickinson Selected As 2023 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee

Dickinson will represent the SEC as a nominee alongside South Carolina basketball All-American Aliyah Boston.

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Explaining the Unicorn World Records from the 2000 and 2004 NCAA Championships

In order to alleviate confusion, here are the details on how World Records were broken at two separate NCAA Championship meets.


Rhyan White Becomes First Woman To Win 4 Straight 100 Backstroke SEC Titles

Now that she’s won the 2023 title, Rhyan White is a four-time SEC champion in the 100 backstroke, the first to achieve that feat.


Big Blue Swim School Inks Deals to Open 15 Swim Schools in Philadelphia and New Jersey

Three franchise partners contribute to the brand’s growth in the northeast, including Olympian Kristy Kowal.

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Alex Walsh and Kate Douglass: The Most Dominant Duo In NCAA History?

Douglass and Walsh both went three-for-three in individual events at NCAAs this year, a feat that has only happened three times in history between teammates.


Kara Lynn Joyce & Kristy Kowal: “Come On Down!”

Two American Olympians will be in the spotlight in a place far away from an Olympic pool, but still in front of a major crowd.


Alicia Henry Breaks 31-Year Old Georgia Record at Speedo Eastern Classic

Swimming at the Speedo Eastern Classic in suburban Atlanta this weekend, Alicia Henry broke the Georgia LSC Record that had stood for 31 years.


Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Happy Halloween

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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6 Reasons Why I Used to Hate Swim Fins with Olympic Breaststroker Kristy Kowal

With every kick I take, I can feel the push and pull of the water. Finally, there is a fin out there for us breaststrokers!

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Do it for the Insta

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse. From Oscars…

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Olympians and Worlds Teamers Partner with Trident Swim Foundation for 2018 Great Relay

The Trident Swim Foundation is partnering with Olympic swimmers and Worlds team members to raise money for its Swimmer Scholars program.


King, Finnerty Named IU Athletes of the Year

The Indiana University Department of Athletics announced on Monday that senior women’s swimmer Lilly King, senior swimmer Ian Finnerty and men’s soccer’s Grant Lillard have been named IU’s 2017-18 Athletes of the Year.

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Caeleb Dressel Named SEC Male Athlete of the Year

Dressel becomes the 9th swimmer, on 10 occasions, to win the award.


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.