Paralympic

U.S. Paralympics Announces World Para Swimming Team

The US Paralympic Committee announced the US World Para Swimming team last week.

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UK Paralympic Champion wins Funding Appeal

Paralympic swimmer Sascha Kindred will have his funding reinstated after an appeal.

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10 Words That Have a Completely Different Meaning to Swimmers

There is no doubt that swimming, like any sport, has its own specialized vocabulary. But there are also some everyday words that have a completely different meaning to swimmers.

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10 Telltale Signs You Have a Swimmer’s Body

Has a stranger ever approached you and said, “Let me guess…you’re a swimmer?” Swimmers might be surprised each time this happens, but we really shouldn’t be. There are so many telltale giveaways we spend most of our time in a swimming pool.

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Russian Committee Appeals Against IPC’s Paralympic Games Ban

Nearly a week after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banned Russia from competing in the Rio Games, the Russian Paralympic…

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10 Things You Only See at a Para Swim Meet

Paralympic swimmers have the same objective as any other swimmer: to get to the wall first. But there are also some very exclusive things you won’t see at any other type of swim competition…

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Redefine Limitations Campaign, Featuring Mallory Weggemann, Nominated For Telly Award

Weggemann’s swimming career has included unexpected twists and turns, and 2014 was no exception: Weggemann spent most of last year recovering from a severe arm injury.

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US Paralympic Committee to Host 14 Sanctioned Meets in 2015; More Than Double 2014

For the second year, Crafton Hills College Aquatic Center will host the California Classic, one of 11 USPC-sanctioned meets to be held in the U.S.

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Video: USA Paralympic Coach Dave Denniston Says Amy Van Dyken Is Paralyzed; Offers Advice From Experience With Similar Injury

USA Swimming Paralympic swim coach, Dave Denniston, is a personal friend of Amy Van Dyken and has been in communication with her family every day since her accident. His injury in 2005 was very similar to Van Dyken-Rouen’s, leaving him paralyzed.

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Canada Puts Together A Strong Para Pan Pacs Team Bound For Pasadena

Swimming Canada released their official roster for the Para Pan Pac team featuring 18 returnees that won 16 medals at the 2013 IPC World Championships in Montreal.

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Konkoly Sets Another American Record At 2014 Can-Am Championships In Miami

Following up to an already impressive Day One at the 2014 U.S. Paralympics CanAm Championships at Miami’s Ransom Everglades School,…

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Paralympic American Record Holder Michelle Konkoly: Video Interview

Video Interview with Michelle Konkoly after her American record breaking performances in Miami.

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Michelle Konkoly Breaks S9 100m Freestyle American Record At The 2014 U.S. Paralympics Spring Swimming National Championships

Michelle Konkoly broke the S9 100m Freestyle American record with a time of 1:03.94 at the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Spring Swimming National Championships/Spring CanAm competition.

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Miazga Sets Three American S8 Records At Schroeder A+ Meet

Tom Miazga has a lot on his plate. The 22-year-old Paralympian Wisconsin (he competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games)…

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Swimmer, a film commissioned by BBC Films, Film4 and the London Organising Committee

“…a poetic journey through the waterways and coastline of the British Isles, following a lone swimmer through lakes, rivers and coves.”

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