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A Quick Look At A Slow Start: Men’s NCAA 50 Free Final

After a delayed start in the men’s 50 free, Jordan Crooks had a slow reaction time, but it ultimately didn’t cost him the national title.


2022 Golden Goggles Auction Includes Vacation with Rowdy Gaines to His Beach House

Only one day remains to bid for a wide range of online auction items listed by USA Swimming as part of its annual Golden Goggles Awards.


The ISL Must See the Opportunity this Reset Has Presented

The International Swimming League is not in a good place right now. But in this void, there is an opportunity to rebuild the fire in a more sustainable way.


SwimSwam Pulse: 57% Say “No Chance” A Dressel Record Falls This NCAA Season

The majority don’t think any of Caeleb Dressel’s 2018 NCAA records will go down this season, but if there’s one that will, they’re picking the 100 free.


Rowdy Gaines Says He Believes Caeleb Dressel is Taking a Six-Month Break

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines sat down for an interview with Maria Taylor on the premier episode of “Chasing Gold”.


Australian Chris Fydler Breaks Rowdy Gaines’ 50-54 Masters World Record In 50 Free

Fydler, a member of the Aussie men’s gold-medal winning 400 free relay in 2000, clocked 23.36 (SCM) to lower Gaines’ record from back in 2009.


Summer League Swimming and Hammer Head® Swim Caps Announce Partnership

The partnership is a perfect fit for two organizations that place their first priority on swimmer safety.

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USA Swimming Foundation Shatters Record with $898,184 in Swim Lesson Grants

The grant distribution is a 75% increase from last year, aided by a $200,000 gift from the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance, led by VP Rowdy Gaines (above).


Reacting to the 24-Match ISL Season 4 Announcement

We discuss having swimming on nearly 100 hours of prime time TV, bringing the competition back to the USA, and complaints of late ISL payments.


Improve Leadership Skills and Performance with Take Your Mark, LEAD!

With a compelling foreword written by Bob Bowman, Take Your Mark, LEAD! is a self-help guide for people who urgently want to take charge of their lives.

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CSCAA Announces Blue Ribbon Panel for Centennial Celebration

Gregg Troy, Mike Bottom and Teri McKeever are among the current and former college swim coaches to be selected to the CSCAA Centennial Blue Ribbon Panel.


In Memoriam: The Stories of the Biggest Moments During Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

If you’re into more than just the numbers, here’s a narrative-style rundown of the most electric moments of the Tokyo Olympic Games as they happened.


Elizabeth Beisel Gives In-depth Look at the Olympic Games as an NBC Broadcaster

Beisel gave us the FULL rundown of what life is like for the broadcasting team at the Olympic Trials and the Olympic Games


Michigan State Athletic Director Bill Beekman Resigns After 3 Years

With the departure of Beekman from the Athletic Director role, Michigan State will be hiring its 3rd A.D. in the last 3.5 years this fall.


Tokyo 2020: Unexpected “Rookie” Bowen Makes Big Splash in Gold Medal Relay

After considering retirement and waiting tables in 2020, Bowe Becker propelled the Americans to gold in the men’s 400 free relay at the Olympic Games.