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FINA World Short Course Championships Entry Lists Released

The entry lists for the 2022 FINA World Short Course Championships have been released. There are several interesting storylines, including having all three Olympic medalists for the women’s 200 IM in Tokyo clash again. Or how will Trinidad and Tobago’s Dylan Carter do after sweeping the 50s at the F...

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Can Summer McIntosh Take Down Katinka Hosszu's 400 IM World Record?

Can Summer McIntosh Take Down Katinka Hosszu's 400 IM World Record? Without conducting an exhaustive search, it's pretty clear that no female swimmer had ever covered the first 100 meters of a 400 IM in under 1:00 — not until Summer McIntosh did so in the final of the U.S. Open Friday evening. Even ...

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FINA Appoints Committee to Temporarily Run Philippine Swimming Inc.

FINA Appoints Committee to Temporarily Run Philippine Swimming Inc. FINA is withdrawing its recognition of Philippine Swimming Inc. (PSI) and appointing a stabilization committee to run its operations, reports the Manila Times. FINA notified the PSI via a letter from executive director Brent Nowicki...

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Matt Fallon Drops 1:50.28 A Cut in 200 Breast at Zippy Invitational

Matt Fallon Drops 1:50.28 A Cut in 200 Breast at Zippy Invitational The University of Pennsylvania’s Matt Fallon booked his spot at NCAAs Saturday with an A cut in the 200 breaststroke at the Zippy Invitational. Fallon won all three of his individual events at the site of his coming out party last s...

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Isabel Ivey Announces She Will Transfer to Florida

Isabel Ivey has decided to take her extra year of NCAA eligibility and is headed back to her home state. The former Cal All-American announced on Sunday that she will be pursuing a masters degree at the University of Florida and will swim for the Gators. She made the announcement on Instagram: "time...

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14 Ways To Tell You Come From a Swimming Family

14 Ways To Tell You Come From a Swimming Family By J.P. Mortenson Due to the sport's all-consuming nature, swimming inevitably becomes a family affair. And once your family becomes a swimming family, the sport will affect your home life in more ways than you could have ever imagined! Here are 15 way...

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Kristen Hayden Embracing Role as American Diving Pioneer

Kristen Hayden Embracing Role as American Diving Pioneer Kristen Hayden’s intense focus doesn’t leave room for many what-ifs. Yet one looms in the background of everything she has achieved in her diving career. What if, Hayden has pondered plenty, she hadn’t been steered in the direction of diving? ...

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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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Swimming vs. Running: A Breakdown

There is a certain camaraderie between swimmers and runners. It’s indescribable, but the two cardio-intensive sports often are paired. Many swimmers try to cross-train into running and vice-versa, but find it difficult to adapt to the different mechanics that the other sport demands. The likes of Fl...

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7 Familiar Reasons Why Swimmers Leave the Sport

Swimmers are renowned for their dedication to their sport. We train long hours at ridiculous times and spend all day at meets only to spend a few minutes actually racing in the pool. However, all swimmers reach a point in their careers when they question why they're still doing it. Although many rel...