It’s been almost 20 years since Grant Hackett beat Kieran Perkins at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney in the 1500 free. Hackett turns 40 on Saturday.
It certainly didn’t seem like it would be Simone Manuel or Penny Oleksiak‘s moment in the limelight. About five weeks before…
Michael Phelps had the best 100 fly swim of his ’10s career at the 2015 U.S. Nationals. Read on how Phelps crushed his swim racing against the clock.
During a recent interview, Bruno Fratus of Brazil stated that Cesar Cielo’s longstanding freestyle world records will fall before the 2021 Olympic Games.
Lilly King swept the women’s breaststroke events in Indianapolis: her first wins en route to an undefeated 2019 ISL season.
Missy Franklin was retired from racing by age 23, but at the peak of her career, there have been few better in history than she was.
Sarah Sjöström set a world record at just 15, but her next few years were left in this shadow, only for her career to explode into elite status.
It was the mixed 400 free relay (did not realize they had that event in 2007) and the Aussie’s opted for the Female-Female-Male-Male Strategy
Though Mark Spitz is best known for winning 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, the Indiana Hoosier also had a legendary NCAA career.
At the 2006 US Nationals, Brendan Hansen went on a double world record spree in the 100/200 breast. Read more on how Hansen took down the records here.
Here we count down some of the greatest performances from semifinal races of the last 20-ish years. These races are just as memorable as the finals.
As Serdinov celebrated Phelps charged down the pool, his back-end speed propelling him ahead of the minutes-old record Serdinov set in the first semifinal.
While Michael Phelps will best be remembered for winning 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, he was arguably better in 2007.
Kosuke Kitajima changed breaststroke forever when he implemented dolphin kicks into his underwater pullouts at the 2004 Olympics and was not disqualified.
Watch all the race videos from the concluding session of PSS Des Moines, featuring the women’s 100 back, women’s 200 IM, and men’s 50 free.