MIchael Pickett

20 Under 20: The New Zealand Males Under 20yrs You Need to Be Watching

These are 10 of the best male swimmers under the age of 20, who are looking most likely to break out and make an impact on a world stage in the near future including Commonwealth Games medallist Lewis Clareburt (pictured).

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Swimming New Zealand Announce 7 Swimmer Team to World Junior Champs

After not competing at the 2017 World Junior Championships, New Zealand will send a roster of 7 to the 2019 edition.

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Fairweather topples 43-year-old record to close out New Zealand Age Champs

Erika Fairweather, Michael Pickett and Taiko Torepe-Ormsby (pictured) all set new NZ Age records on the closing night of New Zealand Age Group Championships.

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Crawford Picks Up 4th Record on Day 4 of New Zealand Age Champs

16-year-old Brearna Crawford picked up her 4th national record in 4 days while Erika Fairweather (pictured) also impressed at the New Zealand Age Group Championships overnight.

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Crawford Continues Dominance on Day 3 of New Zealand Age Championship

16-Year-Old Brearna Crawford kept her foot on the gas on the third day of racing at the 2019 New Zealand Age Group Championships adding a third New Zealand record and gold medal to her tally for the meet. 

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16-Year-Old Pickett Blasts 22.66 to Equal Lifetime Best and New Zealand Age Record

16-Year Old Michael Pickett (pictured) dominated the 16-year 50m freestyle to equal his own age group record in 22.66 marking one of three  age group records set on the second night of racing at the New Zealand Age Champs.

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Pickett Powers St. Peters Lutheran To 3rd Consecutive AIC Title

With the help of 2 new Kiwi National Age Group Records from Michael Pickett, St. Peters Lutheran College of Queensland, Australia, won the 21st Associated Independent Colleges (AIC) Swim Championships that took place over the weekend.

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2018 Youth Olympic Games: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Rising Swedish star Sara Junevik comes into the women’s 100 fly as the #1 seed and will begin her pursuit of the sprint double after winning the 50 on day 4.

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2018 Junior Pan Pacs: Day 4 Finals Recap

The final day of competition at the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships will feature 200 IM, 50 free, 200 breast, distance free, and medley relays.

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Jr. Pan Pacs Day 4 Prelims: Urlando and Brinkworth Show Strong Amid Worsening Weather

Worsening weather conditions yielded a relatively slow morning on the final day of Jr. Pan Pacs.

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New Zealand Confirms 4-Swimmer Roster for 2018 Youth Olympics

Swimming New Zealand has announced a roster of 4 swimmers, 2 male and 2 female, for the 2018 Youth Olympic…

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New Zealand Names 18 for Jr. Pan Pacs, 4 for Youth Olympics

New Zealand has nominated a much bigger roster to Jr. Pan Pacs than they did to the senior edition.

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Robinson Earns Pan Pac Qualifying Time In 1500 To Close NZ Open

Emma Robinson notched a Pan Pac qualifying time in the 1500 free on the final day of the New Zealand Open.

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Veteran Meets Youth in Men’s 50 Free at NZ Open

Daniel Hunter won his 4th-straight 50 free title, while Michael Pickett broke another National Age Group Record on Wednesday.

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Emma Robinson Hits Pan Pacs Standard, Untapered, on Day 1 in NZ

Robison swam well-under the qualifying time for Pan Pacs, even with what she said was a non-tapered race.

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