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Tribute to Brent Rutemiller: The Sport of Swimming Has Lost a Friend

Tribute to Brent Rutemiller: The Sport of Swimming Has Lost a Friend We, the sport of swimming, lost a friend this morning. We lost a leader. We lost a visionary. We lost a family man. We lost a guy whose life was defined by giving…always giving. Brent Rutemiller, the former publisher of Swimming Wo...

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8 Dead Giveaways of a Swimmer; Some Looks Cannot Be Avoided!

8 Dead Giveaways of a Swimmer; Some Looks Cannot Be Avoided! Whether you always throw your hair up in a messy bun after practice, or you radiate the smell of chlorine, all swimmers have distinct qualities, making it pretty clear what sport they do. Read below to see eight features that scream ‘swimm...

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Discover the Ultimate Swimcation: Ocean Swim Fiji

Imagine this: you're in a tropical paradise, surrounded by crystal-clear waters, sipping cocktails by the pool, indulging in luxurious spa treatments, and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow swim enthusiasts. This isn't just a dream—it's the reality of Ocean Swim Fiji, the ultimate swimcation.  Swimc...

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Expect the Unexpected: How to Adapt as a Swimmer (Examples Included)

Expect the Unexpected: How to Adapt as a Swimmer (Examples Included) Swimming is a sport that is filled with many highs, lows, laughs, tears, friendships, frustrations and, of course, unexpected outcomes. As athletes, we have to learn how to adapt in any given moment no matter the situation. Whether...

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End of Career Reflections by a Rising College Senior

End of Career Reflections by a Rising College Senior As the 2024 Division III NCAA Championships drew to a close this past March, and I watched my senior teammates swim their last races ever, I was struck with an unimaginable thought.  My career is almost over.  After devoting almost my entire life ...

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Katie Ledecky to Release Memoir 'Just Add Water' This Month

Katie Ledecky to Release Memoir 'Just Add Water' in June Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky has written a memoir that will be released in June. Ledecky revealed the title and cover for her book, “Just Add Water: My Swimming Life,” on Thursday. The book, published by Simon & Schuster, will be released Jun...

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8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag

8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag I am sure many people are familiar with the TikTok trend where individuals share their significant other’s “beige flags.” For those who are unaware of the humorous trend, a beige flag is something that somebody does that makes others t...

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Marathon Star Des Linden Joins Unfiltered Waters Podcast

Marathon Star Des Linden Joins Unfiltered Waters Podcast When Katie Hoff and Missy Franklin launched their Unfiltered Waters Podcast, their efforts were obviously going to feature some of the biggest names in the sport of swimming. But the hosts alos promised to highlight the stories of other athlet...