The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.
At the last 5 World Cup meets in a row, Ottesen had picked up gold in the 100 fly, but Hosszu edged her out by hundredths this time with a 56.02 to Ottesen’s 56.08.
Chad le Clos, a four-time champion at the 2014 World Short Course Championships, is among 18 swimmers named to South Africa’s roster for the 2016 edition.
FINA World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates Tuesday, October 4 to Wednesday, October 5 Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai Prelims 10.00…
Team USA returned Rio double gold medalist Anthony Ervin who competed in the 50 free, defending his title in the same pool that he became the oldest individual Olympic gold medalist in swimming.
SwimMAC butterflier Tim Phillips will race for the American team at the 2016 Raia Rapida meet this Sunday.
There has still been no full announcement about the non-Brazilian rosters for the 2016 Raia Rápida meet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…
Florent Manaudou will be the favorite to repeat his gold medal performance in the 50 free at the Rio Olympics.
Aussie distance legend Grant Hackett will be providing swimming commentary for Qatar’s beIN Sports network this summer.
Roland Schoeman, who has competed at the last four Olympic Games, has been named the head coach of the Trinidad…
Despite a recent monetary influx to their nation’s Olympic Committee, South African athletes hoping to medal in Rio are still reportedly stuck footing most of their own Olympic bills.
Want to supercharge your freestyle? Try out this drill courtesy of Canyons’ Coley Stickels that will help you improve your early vertical forearm.
Watch 4 time Olympian Roland Schoeman, World Champion Junya Koga and Elite Marathon swimmer, Lexie Kelly led by Coach Gary Hall take it back to the basics allowing the swimmer to feel ‘drag forces’ that may often go unoticed.
South African Roland Schoeman fell just short of reaching his dream of a 5th Olympic Games appearance.
No country in the world has a more glaring gender-gap in swimming than does South Africa.