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FINA to Discuss Rule Allowing Multiple Dolphin Kicks on Breaststroke Start

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 12:25
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 26. IN a list of the various rule changes set to be discussed at the FINA Bureau meeting this summer, the Technical Swimming Congress will officially discuss allowing mult...

Lorrie John Trites, Joe Weber Added to USA Swimming's Banned for Life List

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 11:38
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 26. USA Swimming added two more people to the Banned for Life list today, as Lorrie John Trites and Joe Weber have been banned for life from the organization. Trit...

Extended Trailer for "What Would Ryan Lochte Do" Reality Show Released

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 09:13
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 26. WITH less than a month until the April 21 world premiere of the E! Channel reality show "What Would Ryan Lochte Do," a lengthy promo trailer has been released that gives us...

Industry News: FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Triathlete Brendan Sexton

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 08:26
LIVERMORE, California, March 20. FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products, announces the sponsorship of Olympian Brendan Sexton. Sexton began swimming at age 7 and competed in his first t...

Pre-Registration Now Open for 32nd Annual Central States Clinic

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 08:06
OAK BROOK, Illinois, March 26. MAKE your plans now to attend the Central States Swim Clinic at the Oak Brook Marriott in Oak Brook, IL on May 18-19! The pre-registration deadline is May 6. In orde...

Spain Hosting World Championships With 14 Swimmers Representing Home Country

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 06:41
PONTEVEDRA, Spain, March 26. FOURTEEN swimmers will represent Spain at the summer world championships, to be held in the Spanish capital of Barcelona. On the fourth and final day of the country's nati...

Thomas Smith Posts Top Time in Nation Living with Cancer

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 06:23
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 25. THOMAS Smith needed to take some time off. The 15-year-old Irvine, California-based AquaZot swimmer has weathered a rough couple of years. He overcame lymphoma as a 12-year...

Missy Franklin One of Three Finalists for AAU Sullivan Award

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 05:37
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida, March 27. MISSY Franklin is one of three finalists for the prestigious AAU Sullivan Award, which honors the top amateur athlete of the year. Franklin, the recipient of fi...

Speedo Performance of the Week, Presented by Pace Club: March 26, 2013

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 26. WE had to wait until the third day of competition at the women's NCAA Division I swimming and diving championships to see an American record, and we got two of them. Very...

Streamlined News: Missy Franklin a Sullivan Finalist; Stanford Wins College Synchro

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 26. MISSY Franklin will represent all aquatic sports at the annual banquet that will announce the name of the new Sullivan Award winner in April. The Amateur Athletic Union, ...

Morning Swim Show: Florida Alum Martin Zubero Relives Memorable 1991 NCAA Meet

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 25. ONE of the fastest backstrokers in history, Martin Zubero, joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show, looking back on his college career at the University of Florida...

Men's NCAA Predictions: The Meet on Paper

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 12:55
By Casey Barrett NEW YORK, March 25. THIS doesn't mean anything. Let's get that out of the way right up front. The meet isn't swum on paper. Titles are won in the water. Yes, yes, tell us somethin...

Bumpy Jones Turns 80, Breaks Seven Short Course Yards Masters National Records

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 09:53
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, March 25. BUMPY Jones got the best birthday present a Masters swimmer could possibly get, breaking seven short course yards Masters national records last weekend at the 43rd S...

Stanford Synchro Wins Seventh US Collegiate National Title

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 08:52
PALO ALTO, California, March 25. WHILE the NCAA Division I Swimming Championships were taking place in Indianapolis, across the country at Stanford University, the US Collegiate Synchronized Swimming ...

Women in Coaching Clinic Announces Rachel Stratton-Mills as Headlining Speaker

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 07:02
PALO ALTO, California, March 25. THE 2013 Women in Coaching Clinic, held at Stanford University, has opened registration and announced the headlining speakers for the spring clinic. Headlining the 201...

Streamlined News: Recapping Division I Championships; Belmonte Shines at Spanish Nationals

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 25. THE water has calmed down at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, where the Georgia Bulldogs won the women's Division I swimming and diving team title, their first since 20...

Morning Swim Show: Ricky Berens Relives Thrill of Texas Team Title in 2010

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 25. OUR series of interviews with past NCAA champions continues on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show with relay national champion Ricky Berens. The University of T...

Nick D'Innocenzo Makes Mark at Christiansburg Speedo Sectional Championships

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 19:22
Editorial coverage sponsored by SpeedoUSA CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia, March 24. SPEEDO Sectional Championships are wrapping up all around the county, including a particularly fast Southern Section me...

Kyler Van Swol, Samantha Cheverton Capture Meet Records at Geneva Sectionals

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 19:18
Editorial coverage sponsored by SpeedoUSA GENEVA, Ohio, March 24. THIS weekend's Central Section Speedo Champions Series meet in Geneva, Ohio saw several meet records erased from the books. SwimUto...

Gillian Ryan Nearly Sweeps Freestyle Events at Northern Speedo Sectionals

Sun, 03/24/2013 - 17:31
Editorial coverage sponsored by SpeedoUSA BUFFALO, New York, March 24. THE North Region Speedo Sectional Champions Series saw its share of noteworthy races this past weekend. The long-course meet s...