Mission Viejo Nadadores

Redemption: Andrew Gemmell Wins 2013 US Title in 5km, Headed to Barcelona

After a tough finish in the 10km race, Andrew Gemmell was all smiles when he won the men’s 5km race and earned a spot for the World Championships. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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USA Swimming Open Water Nationals Preview

Eva Fabian (top) and Christine Jennings will be some of top open water swimmers at Lake Castaic – north of Los Angeles – May 17 to 19 for the 2013 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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California Southern Sectional HS Championship Preview

The depth and star-factor of the CIF Southern Sectionals championship weekend are unparalleled by any high school meet in the country. (Photo of Ella Eastin: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Defending USA Swimming Open Water Champion Ashley Twichell Interview

Defending national champion Ashley Twichell will be a part of a very strong women’s field at the 2013 USA Swimming Open Water Championship in California this May. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Texas-Ex Karlee Bispo Swims Two Lifetime Bests; Grevers Wins to Close Austin Grand Prix

Former Texas All-American Karlee Bispo didn’t back down from a challenge by one of the world’s best in Austin (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Austin Grand Prix: Franklin Pushes Hardest on Day 1 Prelims

Missy Franklin’s 100 free was the most impressive swim of a quiet prelims session in Austin. (File Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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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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Editorial: Facilities Not a Deal-Breaker for Success in USA Swimming

Justin Galbreath writes about the club that has bucked the trend of using mega-facilities for mega-success. (Photo above of the Conroe ISD Natatorium, home of gold medal club The Woodlands Swim Team)

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SwimMAC Wins Club Excellence Title; 23 Named “Gold Medal” Clubs

David Marsh has built a SwimMAC club that is dominant from age group up through Olympians. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Steenvoorden Wins Women’s 1000 to Start OKC Pro-Am

Minnesota’s Ashley Steenvoorden won the women’s 1000 on the first day of the Pro-Am (Swim Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Eric Hansen, Chuck Batchelor to Lead USA Swimming 2012 World Championship Teams

Arizona’s Eric Hansen will lead the American men to Istanbul this winter. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Open Water National Teamer Janardan Burns Picks Top Sprint School

Janardan Burns will join Adam Hinshaw (above) in a revitalized Cal distance group. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Sprint News 9/18/12: No Word on Noah’s Grand Jury; Seminoles’ New Logo; MV Makes a Hire

The Florids State Swimming & Diving Programs will have a new identity this season. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2012-2013 Open Water National Teams Released Too

2012 Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson highlights the Open Water National Team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Germany Wins 4 Golds, Wilimovsky Takes Silver at Jr. Open Water Worlds

Team Santa Monica’s Jordan Wilimovsky was the lone individual medalist for the Americans in Canada (photo courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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