Roy Perkins

Paralympic Champ Roy Perkins Wants Misclassification Treated like PEDs

Six-time Paralympic medalist Roy Perkins can no longer, in good conscience, advise young disabled people to go into swimming.


Vica Beelner Sets First Ever SM5 400 IM American Record

It appears no American female SM5 swimmer had completed a sanctioned 400 IM before Beelner.


5 World Records Fall on Day 3 of Paralympic Swimming

2016 RIO PARALYMPIC GAMES Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 18, 2016 Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17,…


2016 Rio Paralympics: Day 1 Finals Recap

2016 RIO PARALYMPIC GAMES Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 18, 2016 Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17,…

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2016 Rio Paralympics: Day 1 Prelims Recap

China’s Jia Hongguang got the meet off to a fast start, setting the World, Paralympic and Asian Record with his morning swim. His time of 1:12.27 is a big drop for Jia and breaks his teammate Zheng Tao’s World Record (1:12.94), who is seeded seconding going into tonight’s final after his morning swim of 1:13.59.


Dolfin Signs Two-Time Paralympian Roy Perkins

Matt Zimmer, VP Sales & Marketing at Dolfin: “Roy embodies Dolfin’s competitive spirit. He faces his challenges head on and is always striving to improve. There are no obstacles for Roy, and the medals and records are just a byproduct of that great convergence of effort and love.”

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U.S. Paralympics Select 29 Members For 2016 National Team

U.S. Paralympics Swimming has declared its 2016 Swimming National Team with several veterans and emerging athletes as members on the list, including 12-time Paralympic gold medalist Jessica Long (above)

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US Paralympics announces roster for 2015 IPC World Championships

Headliner Jessica Long leads a talented and experience crew into Glasgow, Scotland, this summer. Long owns 12 Paralympic gold medals and competed in Athens, Beijing and London.


Para Pan Pacs: Catching Up On The Records Broken Through Day 3

Numerous records have been broken during the first three days of Para Pan Pacs in Pasadena, California.

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Para Pan Pacs: Day 3 Prelims Preview

Team Australia and the other 18 countries’ swimmers are ready to take on Day 3 at Para Pan Pacs.

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Para Pan Pacs: Day 2 Prelims Preview

Jessica Long, shown here with her ESPY Award, will be competing in Day Two of the Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships.

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Total of 39 Records Fall on Day One of Para Pan Pacs

Daniel Dias (S5-BRA) broke the world record in the men’s 50 fly for S5 with his 33.98 in finals.

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Para Pan Pacs: Day 1 Prelims Preview

The Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships are getting started this morning at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena, California….


Jessica Long, Brad Snyder Headline 2013 U.S. Paralympic National Team

Jessica Long was one of the bigger names named to the 2013 Paralympic roster this weekend.

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Jessica Long Strikes First American Gold; China Hot on Day 1 at Paralympic

American Jessica Long didn’t break any World Records on day 1 of the 2012 Paralympics, but she won gold and plenty of other marks went down.

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