Gold Medal Minute

Dressel World Championships Preview: GMM presented by

Caeleb Dressel has a potentially huge World Championships schedule. What will he swim and how fast? Share your predictions.


Beisel Has Huge Swimming Base: GMM presented by

How did Beisel swim so fast at the Santa Clara Po Swim after such a long break? She credits her Bluefish club coach Chuck Bachelor and University of Florida coach Gregg Troy.


Chase Kalisz Does More Than IM: GMM presented by

With the in-season times Chase has been dropping in 2-fly, 2-breast, even 2-free, not the mention 200 and 400 IM, he could be the male star of U.S. World Trials.


The New Texas Pro Swim Team: GMM presented by

I love the Texas Pro Team and Olympic champion Jack Conger. I know it’s not right, that I should be neutral and not a fan, but Jack’s a good guy, a workhorse, and, in college, he developed into a butterflyer, the greatest event invented in history.


Smoliga Always Wanted To Be Pro: GMM presented by

Olivia won 100m backstroke at 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials (59.02), and her 50m free is within striking distance of being dangerous (PB 24.7). What will it take for her to medal individually this summer at World Championships?


Comerford Works Her Meters Gear: GMM presented by

Mallory Comerford captured the world’s attention at 2017 NCAA Championships tying Olympic superstar Katie Ledecky in the 200 yard free. Can Mallory find her meters gear this summer?


Ryan Murphy Is A Meters Swimmer: GMM presented by

Ryan Murphy is a meters swimmer. Those are his words. At Atlanta Pro Swim, after dropping a 1:55 200m backstroke, he said 2017 NCAA Championships shook his confidence a bit.


Can Simone Take The Sprints At Worlds? GMM presented by

Simone Manuel is on track to sweep the sprints at World Championships in Budapest. Can she do it? What do you think?


Grevers Ready to Battle in Backstroke: GMM presented by

With stiff competition from Cal stars Jacob Pebley and Ryan Murphy, will Matt Grevers make the 2017 U.S. World Championship Team?


Vollmer Committed to 2020 Olympics: GMM presented by

Olympic Champion Dana Vollmer isn’t backing off too much with the imminent birth of her second child. She’s focused on the 2020 Olympic Games, and she has a plan.


Oleksiak Says Rio Did Not Change Her: GMM presented by

Swimming star Penny Oleksiak has had tough time since becoming the first Canadian to win Olympic gold since Mark Tewksbury back in 1992. Plagued by a shoulder injury, she’s measuring success one step at a time.


James Guy Felt Rio Was A Disaster: GMM presented by

British swimming star James Guy came away from Rio, his debut Olympics, with two relay medals, but he wants an individual podium position, and that’s what this quad is all about.


Why Adrian is Retooling His 100 Free: GMM presented by

8-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian shot himself out of a cannon at the Indy Pro Swim. 48.6 in the 100m free is a phenomenal swim for his first sprint since the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.


Will Peaty Rebreak his World Record: GMM presented by

At World Championships this summer, what do you think Peaty will go in the 100m breast? He’s been 57.1. Will he dip under 57 in Budapest?


Rip Esselstyn’s Plant Strong Diet: GMM presented by

Rip Esselstyn, world-famous author of the Engine 2 Diet, is a force of nature. He’s a swammer, famous for getting his Firefighter buddies – at the Engine 2 station in Austin, Texas — to tackle his cholesterol-busting whole foods, Plant-Strong diet.