Alex Massey: Thriving in and out of the Water

Tennessee’s Alex Massey works hard to achieve success in two opposing environments.


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Congress Proposes Blocking Of Olympic ‘Victory Tax’

What is the bill? The Senate passed legislation just before the beginning of the 2016 Summer Olympics to make any…


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Records, Stereotypes Fall in LGBTQ Movement

Proud to Play: Where the Gay and Athletic Communities Intersect by Oliver Goodman | [email protected] “Stereotypes are like records,” Jack…


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International Swimming Hall of Fame Could Move to California

The International Swimming Hall of Fame, currently located in the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex (shown here), could be venturing West…

Chris Michael Joins Point? Counter Point!

Chris Michael used to make funny swim videos for a show called Chlorination. And oddly enough, he has not hit rock bottom, now working for emerging media giant Fullscreen. Which makes it unclear why he’s talking to us. Hm.

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Zooming in the Pool

The use of short blade fins, such as FINIS Zoomers, can help an athlete train smarter in the pool. How? We provide a couple of examples that highlight the advantages of Zoomer training.

SwimSwam Mysteries: Do They Swim on the Other Side of the Road in England?

This is a revival of an old piece, originally posted in July of 2010, that has never been more appropriate…

Big Story: Cal, Wisconsin, North Carolina Women Pick Up Additional Entries to NCAA's in Updated Psych Sheets

As often happens after the initial release of NCAA psych sheets, there have been 5 new invites to the 2012…

Qatari Swimmer Set to Be Among Country's First Female Olympians

As Qatar ramps up their bid for the 2020 Olympics, they announced a very important move today that is no…

Matias Koski Breaks State Record in Georgia; Maclin Comes Up Short of Repeat

In what has been an incredible day of high school swimming (even outshining the pros swimming at the Grand Prix…

In Briefs: Lyndsay DePaul, Paul Biedermann, Danish/Dutch Women Jump into British Olympic Trials Field

Several more swimmers have thrown their names into the ring for the first 2012 British Olympic Trials meet from March…

'Splash of Truth' is Back

The person (or group of people) that goes by the moniker ‘Splash of Truth’ are back on the web. After about…

Chris Ritter: Is A$$ESSING a Dirty Words? (Part 2)

Chris Ritter is a former college swimmer at Cal State-Bakersfield, and is the founder of RITTER Sports Performance. He has trained…

Warren Hellman Obituary by Bruce Wigo

After last week’s sad passing of Cal aquatics patriarch Warren Hellman International Swimming Hall of Fame head Bruce Wigo wrote…

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