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Sacred Heart Captures 12th-Straight Kentucky Girls State Championship

Sacred Heart Captures 12th-Straight Kentucky Girls State Championship Sacred Heart Academy captured its 12th straight state title at the Kentucky State Championships this past weekend. It was the team’s 35th overall state crown since joining the KHSAA in 1962, extending quite the dynasty in the Blue...

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Wellness Wednesday: Go for a Swim for These 6 Mental Health Benefits

Go for a Swim for These 6 Mental Health Benefits By Proteeti Sinha Researchers have found that swimming promotes both physical and mental well-being; this isn't news to anyone who regularly frequents the pool deck. But there are additional benefits that you may not be aware of that extend beyond the...

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Men's 100 Freestyle Stars Gearing Up For Exciting NCAA Showdown

Men's 100 Freestyle Stars Gearing Up For Exciting NCAA Showdown Perhaps the best race of conference championships week one came Saturday evening in Auburn, Ala., in the SEC final of the men’s 100 freestyle. The race pitted Florida’s Josh Liendo, the second-fastest man ever in the event behind Caeleb...

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Hilarious Excuses Swimmers Have Tried To Pass Off On Their Coaches

Hilarious Excuses Swimmers Have Tried To Pass Off On Their Coaches (Archive) Because it is always good to laugh, we bring back some of these excuses that were actually uttered. You'd be lying if you said you've never racked your brain to come up with any--and I mean any--excuse to get out of going t...

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Mountain West Conference: San Diego State Swims to Three-Peat

The San Diego State University Aztecs won their third straight conference title at the Mountain West Conference Championships in Houston from Feb. 21-24. The Aztecs scored 1,487.5 points, 231 points ahead of the runnerup UNLV, which finished with 1,256.5 points. Colorado State University took third ...

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Gretchen Walsh Evoking Memories of Greatness With Record-Smashing ACCs

Gretchen Walsh Evoking Memories of Greatness With Record-Smashing ACCs Over the past week at the ACC Championships, Gretchen Walsh affirmed her place as the dominant force in women's college swimming. The signs have been building up toward Walsh unveiling something special this championship season, ...

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Coaches Corner: How to Improve a Swimmer's Stroke Length (Video)

Coaches Corner: How to Improve a Swimmer's Stroke Length (Video) Swimming World is glad to welcome back Andrew Sheaff for the latest installment of Coaches Corner. In this edition, Sheaff focuses on the importance of making improvements in stroke length. Enhancing stroke length within athletes is re...

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Johnny Crush Leads St. Xavier To 36th-Straight Kentucky State Title

Johnny Crush Leads St. Xavier To 36th-Straight Kentucky Boys State Title St. Xavier High School captured its 36th straight Kentucky High School Athletic Association state championship title this past weekend. The team now has a total of 60 boys’ swimming and diving state crowns, having one every cha...

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39 Thoughts Swimmers Have During the 200 Butterfly

39 Thoughts All Swimmers Have During the 200 Butterfly By Sophia Chiang We're pretty sure most people are terrified of the 200 butterfly. Well, except for the likes of Kristof Milak, Mary T. Meagher and Michael Phelps. But let's just make it clear that Phelps is absolutely an exception and not the r...