USA National Teamer, Regan Smith, does not set goal times. That was a surprise to hear. Most elite swimmers are driven by goal times–but Regan is only 16 years old. It sounds like she’s going with the flow, trusting her training, and not putting too much pressure on herself.
After traveling and bouncing between teams for over a year, 2012 Olympic champ Rūta Meilutytė told SwimSwam that she plans to remain at USC through Tokyo 2020.
Current world No. 2 Yufei Zhang is enjoying her summer in California.
After swimming in the 100 breast final last night, Bethany Galat gave swimswam an idea of where she’s at in her taper and what she expects out of the next few weeks
Andrew Wilson swam so fast tonight that he broke a lane line.
Conger admits that he doesn’t actually enjoy taper a whole lot.
It was a Friday morning, so both men and women were working on getting some good power in, in their own ways
After not going best times in long course for years, ASU freshman Grant House produced 4 this weekend in Columbus
Justin Ress had the slight lead at the 50 in 25.80 (with Irie at 25.87), before the three-time Olympic medalist from Japan charged back in 27.21 to take the win by just over two tenths
Dan is a Boston College presidential scholar, an ACC postgraduate scholarship recipient, and a two-time Boston College scholar-athlete of the year
While Reece Whitley dipped under 1:01 for the first time this year in 1:00.78, he’s looking forward to resting for Nationals
Ali Deloof has been managing grad school, student teaching, and elite-level training all year, just recently finding the time to incorporate doubles into her practices
While winning both breaststroke events in Columbus this weekend, you may not have realized that Lilly King also swam a few “off” events in between
Devon Nowicki of Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics really took out the final hard, actually beating Michael Andrew to the 50m wall in 27.43 to Andrew’s 27.4
Watch day 4 race videos from the Columbus PSS.