The buzz on deck last night, as expected, came during the final of the men’s 100 fly – the crowd…
Adrian was first at the turn touching in at 23.00 on his feet. Ryan Lochte came off the wall with a great underwater dolphin kick, but wasn’t able to put himself in competition with Adrian, who smoked the rest of the field by over a full second touching the wall in 48.23.
The national tour will feature appearances by newly appointed USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors: three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Ervin (featured image), and returning this year are four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans and swimming legend Rowdy Gaines.
As part of its continuing commitment to growing the sport of swimming in the USA, Arena will offer local children and fans in the Mesa area an up-close opportunity to celebrate the famed athletes participating in the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa next week.
Great Coaching Opportunity at YMCA of Central Florida to Build World Class Program with Rowdy Gaines
Courtesy of YMCA of Central Florida A unique opportunity to work with the best in Aquatics, Rowdy Gaines a three…
“Having an ambassador like Rowdy is an incredible asset for us as we work to not only raise our brand profile, but also to grow the sport of swimming,” said Tim McCool, Vice President and General Manager of Arena North America.
Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Television color commentator and former Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines will be taking over direction of 30 Orlando-area YMCAs to create a new SwimMAC-type super-club system.
Olympians Nathan Adrian and Conor Dwyer will headline the USA National Team Alumni Social held on site at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Saturday right after prelims in Austin, Texas.
Both camps are led by the top coaches in the world, Bruce Gemmell for the Adult Camp and David Marsh and Todd Schmitz for the Youth Camp, and feature special guest Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian, Anthony Ervin, Rowdy Gaines and Mel Stewart.
Olympic champion, Aaron Peirol, is an Arena Ambassador. Peirsol works with Arena USA to promote the sport at the grassroots level. He and Olympic peer, Matt McClean, along with Rowdy Gaines, hosted an event to engage youth swimmers from the Austin area.
Video is courtesy of Eve and Candace with a lot of help from Kelly McCommons.
Rowdy Gaines relives the 1980 Olympic Boycott and his Favorite Moment Behind the Mic: Gold Medal Minute Video
3-time Olympic gold medalist, Rowdy Gaines, shares his experience during the 1980 Olympic Boycott. Gaines was in his prime in 1980, a star swimmer set to win multiple Olympic medals.
From the man who needs just one name, it got Rowdy in the Gaines household on Saturday afternoon.