Chase Kalisz: “I feel like I’m 16 again” (Video)

Chase came home solid, clocking 4:06.99, the top time in the world for the year, and only two tenths off his best from the Olympics last summer where he won silver.


Leah Smith: “Everyone expected me to die on certain strokes” (Video)

I don’t think anyone predicted it coming into the meet, but Leah Smith is your National Champion in the women’s 400 IM


Nic Fink: “This was kind of my come back story” (Video)

In a very tight field, Nicolas Fink was the big surprise claiming 2nd in 2:08.63

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Bethany Galat: “I definitely had a fire burning in my heart” (Video)

Bethany Galat, who had a few near misses at the Olympic Trials, had a tantalizing back half to claim the other World Championship spot in 2:22.24, also a best time

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Ledecky: “I almost have that event down to a science” (Video)

To no one’s surprise Katie Ledecky got out ahead from the gun and never looked back, touching the wall in a time of 1:54.84 to become the first woman under 1:55 this year.


Kevin Cordes: “Getting that one back meant a lot” (Video)

Kevin Cordes took off on the second 50, taking over the lead and staying under world record pace through 150m, before taking the win in 2:07.41


Why does national Champ Kelsi Worrell need her Chucks? (Video)

Kelsi Worrell isn’t just sporting her Cardinal Red Converse at the Summer Nats just because they look good… but they do look good.

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Townley Haas: “I have no idea where that 100 came from” (Video)

Townley Haas blew away the field, out very quickly in 50.85 and ultimately touching in 1:45.03 for the decisive win


Lilly King: “It’s embarrassing not making an Olympic final” (Video)

After missing the Olympic final last summer, Lilly King came through with a big swim in the 200 breast, clocking a big best time in 2:21.83


Kathleen Baker: “I’ve gotten stronger and in better shape” (Video)

100 back Olympic silver medalist Kathleen Baker put on a dominant display in the 200 back final after foregoing the event at Olympic Trials last year


Ryan Murphy: “I’m finally getting to do my dream job” (Video)

The Cal duo of Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley came through as expected tonight, going 1-2 in times of 1:54.30 and 1:54.78


Pace Clark: “Jack said I know how to hurt the most he’s ever seen”

Clark blazed home in 29.47, the fastest in the field, to run down Kalisz and take the second spot in 1:54.58


Watch The Phelps Vs. Shark: Battle For Ocean Supremacy Promo Video

Just one question: How many gold medals does the shark have?


True Sweetser: “I was ready to rock out” (Video)

On his fifth straight 50 under 30 seconds, Sweetser caught Finke and Ransford with 150m to go and ran away for the win, touching in 14:59.73 to break 15 minutes for the first time in his career.


Leah Smith: “Comparatively, Last summer my taper was on fleek” (Video)

Leah Smith finished 2nd to Ledecky, just as she did in Omaha, with a very strong showing in 8:20.46, just missing her best time from last year of 8:20.18