May 7, 2021
The latest issue of Swimming World Magazine is now available for download in the Swimming World Vault! Non-Subscribers Can Download This Issue Here Swimming Technique Concepts: Maximizing Swimming Velocity
May 5, 2021
She participated in the 200-meter breaststroke in the Olympics when she was 22 years old, but Clara Lamore Walker swore after her last heat that she was giving up competitive swimming for good. She went on to become one of the first women to graduate from Providence College.
Jan. 21, 2021
Legendary Australian Olympic swim coach Harry Gallagher OAM – the mastermind behind Aussie swimming greats Dawn Fraser and Jon Henricks – passed away peacefully early today on the Gold Coast. “The Crafty Fox” as he was fondly known around the pool decks throughout his colourful 96 years was surrounded by his family and his greatest protégé in four-time Olympic champion Fraser who drove from the Sunshine Coast last night to say her final fond farewells to “Mr Gallagher.” ALWAYS MR GALLAGHER: Another legend leaves the pool deck. Legendary swim coach Harry Gallagher with “His Dawn” on t ...
Jan. 10, 2021
In these early days of 2021, we renew our call for Craig Beardsley to receive induction into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Upon the next vote by the ISHOF selection committee, it is hoped that Beardsley will get a long look and earn his rightful place among the greats in the history of the sport. And until that day arrives, arguments for this proper decision will continue. His contemporaries received their due. Rowdy Gaines . Tracy Caulkins . Mary T. Meagher . Their inductions into the International Swimming Hall of Fame arrived at different points in the 1990s, celebratio ...
April 1, 2020
Olympic gold medalist and swimming hall of famer Bruce Furniss has been hospitalized after suffering a severe heart attack Monday, according to his family. Furniss remains in intensive care in his native California. His family has set up an account via Caring Bridge to offer updates on his condition and share support with loved ones. Furniss’ family also released a statement: At the 1976 Olympics, Furniss, 62, won gold in the 200 freestyle in a world-record 1:50.29 to lead an American podium sweep. He joined Mike Bruner, John Naber and Jim Montgomery to set a world record and win gol ...