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Erika Brown Breaks Down 50 Free Best Time in 24.5 Seconds (Video)

Winning the 50 free in a new pool record and lifetime best was Tennessee senior Erika Brown at 24.57, who gives her commentary on the race in the same time

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Clark Smith Describes Recent Workouts: “Some of the best sets I’ve ever had”

After undergoing heart surgery nearly a year and a half ago, Clark Smith says he finally feels like himself in the water again


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Caeleb Dressel Analyzes his ISL Finale Performance (Video)

Caeleb Dressel won 5 total events (and got 7th in a 6th) this weekend in Las Vegas, making him the Championship MVP. How did he feel about his swims?


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Sarah Sjostrom Challenged Florent Manaudou to a Skins Race (Video)

Sarah Sjostrom says one of the best parts about the ISL is equality between men and women… even in racing. Meaning she wants to start racing the boys

James Gibson Reveals What he Said to Sjostrom & Manaudou before the Skins Races

Energy Standard head coach James Gibson revealed to the media his final words to Sarah Sjostrom and Florent Manaudou before the races that won them the meet

Florent Manaudou Comments on Dressel Breaking his 50 Free World Record (Video)

Florent Manaudou admitted that he actually likes being the 2nd fastest man in the world, as it gives him a target to chase

Cate Campbell Explains how ISL Takes Stress out of Racing (Video)

Despite a disappointing finish in the 100 fly, Sarah Sjostrom showed her grit with a 23.43 win in the 50 free over London Roar’s Cate Campbell.

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Adam Peaty on London Roar: “We were good today, we need to be great tomorrow”

The Cali Condors made it 4-for-4 for the day as Nic Fink upset Adam Peaty in the 50 breast with 25.75. London Roar’s Peaty took second in 25.88

Daiya Seto Was Not Surprised by his 400 IM World Record (Video)

Daiya Seto broke the World Record in the 400 IM with 3:54.81, giving Energy Standard its 1st win of the day. The old WR, by Ryan Lochte, had stood for 9 years

Miles Smachlo Describes How Swimming 2 Very Different Races Got the Same Result

Michigan’s Miles Smachlo Lamanted that his easy speed was not there this weekend, and swam 2 very different races between the prelims and finals of his 2Fly

Felicia Pasadyn Takes us Through 2Fly/2Back “Dirty Double” (Video)

Harvard freshman Felicia Pasadyn pulled the “dirty double” on Saturday night of the Minnesota Invite, swimming in the A final of the 2Fly and 2Back

Felix Auboeck Found the Ideal 500 Pace This Weekend (Video)

Auboeck, the defending national champion, left the second pack behind to hammer home with a 14:42.29 in the 1,650, after a 500 that he felt was lacking

Max McHugh Describes Recovery Process After Sustaining Gun Wound (Video)

After being caught in a shoot out this summer, Max McHugh has returned to training and competition, putting up some very fast times at the Minnesota Invite

Brooks Fail on Having More Fun Than Ever, Even After the 2Fly/Mile Double

After winning the mile at the beginning of tonight’s session, Brooks Fail got back in for another grueling race and managed to race to third in 1:42.13

Pancake Hot Take: 2019 US Open/Minnesota Invite Weekend Wrap-up

Since this is a wrap-up, I’m giving you my top 4 swims of the weekend, my top 4 surprises of the weekend, and as always, the syrup on top. 

Austin Katz & Drew Kibler Explain The Texas X Factor (Video)

When asked about the week the horns have had in Minnesota, Katz admitted that this Texas team is “weirder than we’ve ever been”

Reece Whitley Describes Cal Preparation Heading into Minnesota Invite (Video)

Reece Whitley took this one, becoming the new national leader this season. He nearly went under 1:51, winning at 1:51.02

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