Among the signatories of the letter were Anthony Ervin, Natalie Coughlin (above), and Aaron Peirsol.
Pierce, who was seeded 24th in the 50 breast, worked her way up to a 7th place finish in prelims, successfully becoming the first Florida State woman to qualify for a championship final at a long course U.S. Summer Nationals.
Following Chuck Wielgus’ resignation as CEO of USA Swimming, the organization has created a CEO Search Task Force that will be responsible for selecting and filtering through candidates to recommend for the new CEO position.
SwimMac Elite was recognized at the City of Charlotte Council Meeting on Monday.
The 2015 KMSC Pro-Am Classic ended with Mission Viejo taking home the team titles amidst several spectacular swims from professionals and amateurs.
Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace was one of three meet record breakers at the Saturday finals session of the 2015 KMSC Pro-Am Classic.
The KMSC Pro-Am Classic, a meet offering a unique experience for both professional athletes and some of the nation’s top clubs for the last 25 years, has moved from Oklahoma City to Lewisville, Texas.
With 291 days remaining before the start of the 2016 US Olympic Team Trials and 330 days before the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, USA Swimming has officially named the 2016 US Olympic staff.
Professional swimmers including Arianna Vanderpoole-Wallace, Madison Kennedy, Hannah Riordan, Katarina Filova, Josh schneider, Felipe Lima, Mark Weber, and Elvis Burrows will all be racing.
Olympic Champion Josh Davis: “I find it interesting that a lot of swimmers do breathing patterns different from what the World and American record holders do.”
Madison Kennedy ruled the pool in West Virginia as she took home the sprint crown at the first ever “Harry Green WV50”.
Tyler Clary has dropped out of hte A-Final in the men’s 200 yard IM to focus on the 200 backstroke instead.
“When it came time to deciding who went first off the blocks, Mark Weber and Madison Kennedy solved it the old fashion way: Rock-Paper-Scissors.”
Man on the scene, Rafael Domeyko, went underwater to capture images of elites in Genova, Italy. (Featured Image: Mario Todorovic)
Freshman Sam McHugh won two titles and broke two pool records for Tennessee, as several professional athletes from SwimMAC made appearances at the Tennessee-Queens dual meet.