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Being a Transgender Athlete in the Swimming World

Being a Transgender Athlete in the Swimming World By Tara Draper - Swimming World College Intern Recently, I had a friend - who is not an athlete - come out as transgender. She has had many battles regarding her identity and has slowly started transitioning. Her transition led me to t...

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Respect For the Olympic Games Distance Double of Bobby Finke

Bobby Finke raced to the wall. Putting together a sprinter’s final 50, he surged ahead of the field and made history. With a time of 7:41.87, the U.S. swimmer became the first man ever to win Olympic gold in the 800 meter freestyle, an event added this year at the Tokyo Olympic Games. It was a stunn...

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Toronto Titans’ Summer McIntosh Leaves ISL for Return to Canada

Toronto Titans’ Summer McIntosh Leaves ISL for Return to Canada The downside of being a 15-year-old swimming prodigy is that occasionally school gets in the way. Summer McIntosh announced on Instagram this week that she is heading back home to restart school after an outstanding start to the ISL sea...

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Ingrid Wilm, Two Toronto Titans Set Canadian Records in ISL Match 5

Ingrid Wilm, Two Toronto Titans Set Canadian Records in ISL Match 5 The Toronto Titans have had a hand in refurbishing the Canadian short-course record board, but they got an assist from Ingrid Wilm this week. The LA Current backstroker joined two Titans in re-setting a total of four records on the ...