Tom Dolan

Urbanchek to be Inducted into the University of Michigan Hall of Honor

Former University of Michigan men’s swimming and diving coach Jon Urbanchek will be inducted into the Athletic Department’s Hall of Honor at a private ceremony on September 30th…

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Ledecky’s Reign

Katie Ledecky’s path to becoming the best swimmer in the world.

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Sean Grieshop Sets 400 IM Junior World Record in Trials Prelims

Sean Grieshop set a Junior World Record in the 400 IM this morning, going 4:14.00 to take down Brazil’s Brandonn Almeida’s 4:14.07.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to These Swim Stars of Irish Descent

12-time Olymipc medalist, Natalie Coughlin, is one of over a dozen U.S. Swim Stars of Irish descent.

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The 18th Annual Euro Meet Luxembourg: A Record-Setting Event!

For many members of the global swimming community, Luxembourg is known as the home of the Euro Meet, which just celebrated its highly successful 18th year from the 29th -31st of January, 2016.

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The 18th Annual Euro Meet: European Tradition, Global Swimming Impact

This year’s event, the 29th-31st of January, 2016, has already garnered entries from international superstars such as Laszlo Cseh, Mireia Belmonte, Hannah Miley and Marco Koch, with more big names on the way.

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Watch Clark Smith Swim 4:08.82 in the 500 Free – Race Video

Watch Smith swim the 4th fastest 500 yard free in history…

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Clark Smith Clocks 4th-Fastest 500 Free In History, Longhorn Record

Clark Smith broke the University of Texas school and pool records tonight in the 500 yard free, posting a 4:08.82, the fourth-fastest time in history.

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Last minute Christmas gifts for the swimmers in your life

What does a swimmer want for Christmas? Besides food (always a hit), here are some unique ideas.

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Hu, Seliskar Lead Record-Breaking Night at Northern Virginia Regional Championship

Janet Hu (above) and Andrew Seliskar were swimming in high school action on Saturday in a record-setting night in Northern VA. (Photo Courtesy: Matt Rees)

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Lessons from Legends: Under The Shade of a Freeway

“People say they love the music they grow up with, especially through their transitional years of high school and college.”

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Lessons From Legends: Tough Stuff, The Response

“I’m not a fan of sequels…but given the thoughtful feedback to the article “Tis The Season For…Tough Stuff” a response and an expanded view seems called for.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)

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Lifetime Achievement, 2012 Swammy Award Winner, Michael Phelps

“Michael’s path to greatness was sealed when he lost to Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband in Athens in the 200 freestyle. It proved Michael was fearless, unshakable.” (Swim Photo Credit: VIS)

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Kalisz Swims 4:12 in 400 IM; Mann Breaks National Age Group Record in Girls’ Race

Michael Phelps’ training partner Chase Kalisz put up the swim he’s been waiting for all summer. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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THE NEXT LAP?

Now that the 2012 Olympics have ended and we have had some time to reflect on what was certainly something…

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