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Don Kimble Stepping Down As Holland High School Swim Coach

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 10:00
HOLLAND, Michigan, March 13. DON Kimble, who has brought national prominence to Holland High School in recent years, is stepping down as boys' and girls' swimming coach to pursue a new venture at Byro...

Open Water Legend Petar Stoychev Named Bulgarian Sports Minister

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 08:33
SOFIA, Bulgaria, March 13. BULGARIA has created a caretaker government to help run the country until the official May elections, and open water swimming star Petar Stoychev has been named as the count...

The BOSU Tilt: Great Dryland Exercise for Core Stability, Overall Body Toning

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 05:56
SANTA CLARA, California, March 13. The BOSU Ball has become popular around the world because it can be used in many ways to strengthen and tone various muscle groups, and today's dryland exercise -- t...

Junior College National Champ Ginny Grams Transferring to Texas A&M

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 05:26
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, March 13. AS is the case with many of the top junior college swimmers, Daytona State College's Ginny Grams will be moving up to the NCAA Division I ranks, becoming a Texas A an...

Streamlined News: NCSA Starts With Fast Swims; NCAA Divers Added to Rosters

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 13. CLEARWATER Aquatics started the NCSA junior nationals in fine fashion with a win in the women's 1000 freestyle by 15-year-old Becca Mann with a lifetime best of 9:31.79. ...

Morning Swim Show: Australian World Champion Robert Hurley, Part Two

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 13. WE present Part Two of our interview with Australian Robert Hurley on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show, and the world champion offers up some thoughts on getting ...

Matthew Hirschberger Smashes U.S. Age Group Record at NCSA Junior Nationals

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 14:45
ORLANDO, Florida, March 12. IN front of a worldwide audience on SwimmingWorld.TV, Clearwater's Matthew Hirschberger lowered a 13-14 U.S. National Age Group record in the men's 1000-yard freestyle. T...

Attention Breaststrokers! This Dryland Tip Sure to Increase Leg Strength

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 10:59
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 12. WHETHER you are a world-class breaststroker or struggle through the stroke during an individual medley race, you know how important leg strength is for proper breaststroke ...

The Battle or the War

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 10:30
Commentary by Casey Barrett Cal tops Stanford for Pac-12 title, ending longest conference streak in college sports history... Cal yawns, coaches eye war ahead... Dave Durden was not impressed. A...

NCAA Division I Men's Preselection Psych Sheet Out!

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 04:17
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, March 12. THE initial preselection psych sheet is out for the NCAA Division I Men's Championships. This document is not the official final cut sheet for the championship meet t...

Science of Performance: Morning Workouts Worth Sleep Deprivation? Part 4

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 02:21
By G. John Mullen of Swimming Science and Center of Optimal Restoration, Creator of Swimmer's Shoulder System, Swimming Science Research Review Swimming World correspondent SANTA CLARA, California,...

Speedo Performance of the Week, Presented by Pace Club: March 12, 2013

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 12. WE almost saw the fastest 200-yard freestyle in history last week at the American short course championships when Ricky Berens stepped up in the final of the 500 freestyl...

Streamlined News: Laureus Awards Recap; NCAA List Released; NCSA Juniors Now Live

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 12. MICHAEL Phelps and Missy Franklin were unable to win World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at yesterday's Laureus Awards, but Phelps didn't go home completely empty...

Morning Swim Show: Australian World Champion Robert Hurley, Part One

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 01:00
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 12. WORLD champion Robert Hurley joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to talk about his visit to the United States to train with Olympians in his bid to compete for...

Daniel Dias, Michael Phelps Honored at Laureus World Sports Awards

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 13:59
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, March 11. THE winners of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards have been unveiled at a globally televised Awards Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. Among the highlights were a third La...

Get Excited for 2013 NCSA Juniors By Reliving Top Swims from 2012 Meet!

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 12:48
ORLANDO, Florida, March 11. IN less than 24 hours, SwimmingWorld.TV will bring the world live streaming coverage of the National Club Swimming Association's junior national championships in Orlando, F...

Michael Phelps Inspires Young Swimmers During Brazilian Visit

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 12:04
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazl, March 11. MICHAEL Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in the history of sport, today visited the Complexo Esportivo da Rocinha, situated in a large favela in Rio de Janeiro, ahe...

Nation's Capital, Seliskar Break NAG Records; Jack Conger Posts Swift 200 Fly

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 10:34
FAIRFAX, Virginia, March 11. NATION'S Capital Swim Club celebrated two national age group records this weekend at the Potomac Valley Swimming short course championships. On Friday, Andrew Seliskar ...

Wolfgramm Siblings Dominate Utah Short Course AG Champs

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 07:38
By Gwynne Freeman BOUNTIFUL, Utah, March 11. AFTER four days of swimming, the Utah Swimming Age Group record books were rewritten with 14 individual and 3 relay records broken. Zerin Wolfgram...

Missouri Valley Masters Breaks World Record in 800 Free Relay

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 07:10
ROELAND PARK, Kansas, March 11. THE first Masters long course world record of 2013 goes to Missouri Valley Masters, as four swimmers stepped up on Saturday and smashed the world record in the 800 free...