Mary T. Meagher

SwimSwam Pulse: Meagher’s 2:05 Voted More Impressive Than Ledecky’s 8:06

It was a showdown of legends, with two of the top junior swimmers in history pitted against one another in our A3 poll.

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10 Oldest Long Course U.S. NAG records still on the books

With the next month or so likely to bring with it a healthy wave of new National Age Group (NAG) records, SwimSwam decided to take a look at the current record book for the oldest NAGs on record.

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The 8 Most Interesting Long Course U.S. Open Records

Below, we’ve looked at some of the most surprising US Open records in the books, and what they mean historically to the sport of swimming.

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Lessons From Legends, Mary T. Meagher

Chuck Warner, the author, is a coach and an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the details behind what it takes to achieve swimming excellence.

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NCSA Selects 52 of Club Swimming’s Best for their 2014 Training Trip

The NCSA has invited a total of 52 club swimmers to attend this year’s training trip.

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Thorpe, Hackett and O’Neill Approached To Take On Mentorship Roles

Swimming Australia’s President Joe Betrand has asked swimming greats Ian Thorpe, Grant Hackett and Susie O’Neill to be mentors to not only the Australian team, but the organization as a whole…

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Multiple Age Group Records Highlight Fast Second Day of Swimming at Tom Dolan Invitational

If there is one thing that is readily becoming more apparent in recent years, it is the fact that Age…

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Cassidy Bayer Breaks 34-Year Old NAG Record at Tom Dolan in 200 Yard Fly

Cassidy Bayer of NCAP has broken one of the oldest National Age Group Records still on the books.

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Nerding Out: All-Time Leaders in World Championship Medal Counts

If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.

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163 NAG Records Broken So Far In 2012-2013 USA Swimming Season

With the end of the 2012-2013 season approaching, 163 national age group records have been broken (or tied) over the past year between the short course and long course seasons. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Lakeside’s Julia Roy Breaks Historic Mary T. State Record

Julia Roy from the Lakeside Swim Team broke a 36-year old Kentucky State Record on Saturday at the State Championship meet. (Photo Courtesy: Jack Grigsby)

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Photos of Belmont Today and As it Stood and As it Stands

The Belmont Olympic Plaza Pool is set for demolition, but that won’t erase the memories that it brought us for so long. (Photo: Kevin Chaney)

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Lessons From Legends: Tough Stuff, The Response

“I’m not a fan of sequels…but given the thoughtful feedback to the article “Tis The Season For…Tough Stuff” a response and an expanded view seems called for.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Tis The Season…For Tough Stuff

“Winter break training can be used as a time to build confidence and courage, for those willing to tackle difficult challenges.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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