Mark Spitz

Swim Job: Pacific Swimming seeks office manager

Pacific Swimming, the third largest of USA Swimming’s 59 regional associations, is made up of over 120 swim clubs and more than 16,000 swimmers.

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The Magic of Swimming

Tim Elson: “I’m here to tell you that anyone can experience the magic effects of swimming…”

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Nine-Time Olympic Champion Mark Spitz to Host a Cruise

Most know Mark Spitz for his Olympic prowess. The legendary swimmer won seven golds at the 1972 Games, only having been…

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Doc Counsilman: As I Knew Him

Courtesy of Joe Hunsaker (Co-founder, Counsilman/Hunsaker & Associates) This is a special time of the year in swimming history. James…

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Spitz Pool Record Goes Down as Navy Tops Army in Patriot League Duel

The Navy men’s and women’s teams trounced Army, leaving the record between these two rivals at 29-4 in Navy’s favor.

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Monta Vista Girls Win First-Ever SCVAL Title; Paly Boys Keep Streak Alive

Monta Vista High School celebrated their girls’ first-ever SCVAL De Anza Division League title on Saturday. The Matadors beat out perennial champions Palo Alto and Gunn High Schools in a closely-contested battle. The men’s meet was more one-sided, as Paly walked away with its ninth victory in ten years.

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7 Years Since Michael Phelps Won 7 in ’07

Michael Phelps won 7 gold medals 7 years ago at the 2007 World Championships.

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Mark Spitz featured in dramatic HBO documentary

Mark Spitz, who is Jewish, became the greatest athlete on earth less than 30 years after World War II, after Nazi Germany fell.

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Last minute Christmas gifts for the swimmers in your life

What does a swimmer want for Christmas? Besides food (always a hit), here are some unique ideas.

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Letter to the Editor: Do Swim Fans Spit on Spitz? Is Phelps The Clear-Cut GOAT?

Has Mark Spitz been unfairly forgotten in the conversation for the Greatest Swimmer of All-Time?

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Revenge of the Nerds, Part 2: All-Time Men’s Olympic Medal Winners

It’s no secret that Michael Phelps sits atop the Olympic medal heap – but by how much? And just how strong is the American men’s legacy?

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Left Handed Swimmers Celebrate Left Handers Day

Left handed people are a little like X-Men, with superpowers. For example left handers can adjust to seeing underwater quicker! 5-time Olympic medalist, Josh Davis (featured image), is left handed. (Photo Credit: MOO BOSC)

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Top 10 Coolest eBay Swimming Souvenirs of the Week: July 21st, 2013

This ticket from the 1936 Summer Olympics would have earned the holder rights to see the women’s 100 meter final. (Photo: eBay)

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Close to 900 swimmers competing at Canadian Masters Nationals

From May 17th-20th the Nepean Master Swim Club in co-operation with the Nepean Kanata Barracudas Age Group Swim Club will…

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International Swimming Hall of Fame Could Move to California

The International Swimming Hall of Fame, currently located in the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex (shown here), could be venturing West…

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