SSPC: Sydney Pickrem Gives Opinion on New Canadian Olympic Trials Format

She gave us her perspective on ISL Season 2, making the move to Toronto, and the new Canadian Olympic Trial format that was released last week.

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Arena and USA Swimming Launch U.S. Swim Team Kit for Summer 2021

Select pieces of the Americana uniform, worn by every U.S. swimmer within the Tokyo competition venue, go on sale December 14.

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SSPC: Nic Fink on Double Wrist Injury to Double American Records During ISL

Fink takes us through the grueling “rehab” of having to swim while wearing soft casts on both hands as well as getting back into the swing of racing

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SSPC: How DII Drury University Produced the Current #2 Sprinter in the Country

We sit down with Drury sprint coach Zach Mertins, who led freshman Karol Ostrowski to break 2 DII National records in the 50 (19.09) and 100 free (41.50)


SSPC: Penn State Coaches Explain Importance of Team Book Club on Culture

Penn State swim & dive has a book club and most recently the women read Untamed by Glennon Doyle, while the men “read” (watched) Netflix’s The Last Dance

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SSPC: Marco Koch on 60x50s LCM Breast Holding Under 30 on Fast/33 on “Easy”

Koch talks about his longevity in the sport (he’s 30, won his first Euro champ at 20), training by himself, and what a normal “hard” workout is for him


Caeleb Dressel Dissects 20.4 50 Free Speedo Sub-20 Challenge

Dressel gets real about going 20.4 3 different times in the supersuit. He breaks down how the suit changes your body position and what changes he had to make


WATCH: LZR Bodysuited Caeleb Dressel Challenges 20-Second Barrier in 50 SCM FR

Speedo put world record-holder Caeleb Dressel in a 2008-era LZR Fastskin full-body suit to see how fast he could go in a 50-meter freestyle.


Caeleb Dressel: Guarda Il Video Del Tentativo Sub 20″

Caeleb Dressel ha tentato di nuotare i 50 stile in meno di 20 ” durante un evento non ufficiale con addosso un costume “gommato”


SSPC: Marcin Cieslak on Going PR’s, Training Himself After 3 Year Break

Marcin went numerous best times during ISL Season 2, all the while training himself and sticking to his own plan during the training camp.

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SSPC: Missy Franklin Launches “Relentless Spirit” 10-Session Masterclass

5-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin dropped in on the SwimSwam Podcast to share her new 10-session (5 hour) course, Relentless Spirit. 

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Phoebe Bacon continues her training in the face of COVID-19 challenges

COVID-19’s unexpected impact has inflicted lockdowns across the nation, causing swimmers and coaches had to scramble to find places to train and race.


Drew Kibler on Time out of the Pool: “The Break was paramount” (Video)

No collegiate swimmer has been under 4:10 this year besides Kibler, who has now done so twice, once at 4:08 in October and once last week in 4:09


SSPC: Arno Kamminga on Never Swimming Warmup Before Races

Kamminga never gets into the pool before he races. The physical warm-up that he takes himself through is solely on land. 


WATCH: Emily Escobedo Throws Down 2:05.5 SCY 200 Breast In Practice

Fresh off a standout ISL season, Escobedo came within three-tenths of her lifetime best swimming the SCY 200 breast in practice.