Markus Thormeyer

Masse, Ruck Among Six To Qualify For Worlds On Day 1 In Toronto

Taylor Ruck qualified for her first LC World Championship team on day 1 of Canadian Trials in the women’s 100 back.

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2019 Canadian Swimming Trials: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

After a 58.19 prelim swim, Kylie Masse has a shot at Kathleen Baker’s 100 back world record tonight in Toronto.

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Thormeyer Breaks Decade-Old 100 Back Canadian Record – 53.35

The previous record was held by Pascal Wollach at 53.63, and was set on July 8th, 2009 in Montreal.

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2019 Canadian Swimming Trials: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

The meet will act as a qualifier for all of the major international meets this summer, including the World Championships in Gwangju.

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Four Storylines To Watch At The Canadian Swimming Trials

Check out the top storylines to follow during the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials.

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Oleksiak Enters Six, Ruck Five Events At Canadian Trials (Psych Sheet)

Penny Oleksiak has entered six events, including the 200 fly, for the 2019 Canadian Swim Trials set to take place next week.

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2019 U SPORTS Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Kylie Masse will look to complete her fourth consecutive backstroke sweep on the final night of the U SPORTS Championships in Vancouver.

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2019 U SPORTS Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

After a big win last night in the 400 free, Emily Overholt will swim both the 200 free and 400 IM tonight at the u SPORTS Championships in Vancouver.

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2019 U SPORTS Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Rebecca Smith will look for her first Canadian University title tonight in the women’s 100 fly.

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SwimSwam’s Official 2018 Swammy Award Index

This month, we’re recounting the top performers and performances of the year 2018. Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Ben Titley, Canadian Coach of The Year

 “Coach Ben is just so amazing and got me to where I am. I’m so grateful for him,” says Taylor Ruck of our 2018 Swammy Award winner for Canadian Coach of the Year, Ben Titley.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Canadian Male Athlete of the Year Markus Thormeyer

Markus Thormeyer won the Canadian men’s only medal in swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Michael Chadwick: From 50 Freestyle DQ to 100 Free Victory (Video)

You don’t see Nathan Adrian losing the 100 free all too often, but he was just touched out by Team Elite’s Michael Chadwick at the wall, 48.57 to 48.59. Those are both great times for right now, as they rank #2 and #3 in the world rankings.

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2018 U.S. Winter Nationals: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Hali Flickinger is slated to swim the 200 back and 200 fly at day 4 prelims of U.S. Winter Nationals in Greensboro.

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2018 U.S. Winter Nationals: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

American Record holder Kevin Cordes is slated to swim the men’s 100 breast on day 3 at the U.S. Winter Nationals in Greensboro.

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