Jan. 22, 2021—
A scaled-down Shamrock Invite takes on a different format this year, as the timed finals meet will see a total of six sessions over three days. The men swam morning and afternoon sessions yesterday, then wrapped up with a morning session today, and then women will swim this afternoon and tomorrow. Instead of the normal bevy of teams, this iteration of the annual invite featured only the hosts Notre Dame and Missouri State on the men’s side, with the Fighting Irish completing a clean sweep and winning 268-86. With still almost a month to go until ACCs, Notre Dame got some big performa ...
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Jan. 20, 2021—
Australian Swimming legend Ian Thorpe believes that his sensational 1:44.06 World record over 200 metres freestyle in 2001 remains one off the three most competitive four-length swims of the past two decades because “everyone in the world is swimming the 200 freestyle wrong.” “You can’t swim 150 meters easy and then turn it into a sprint. You are going to limit what time you are going to do,” says Thorpe, Olympic 400m freestyle champion at Sydney 2000 and 200m and 400m gold medallist at Athens 2004. Now 37, he believes that the only way the swimmer who cannot match the rare backend s ...
Jan. 19, 2021—
As promised, we brought back Aussie legend James Magnussen for part 3 of his swimming story. Maggie brought us through the tail end of his career, post-2013 world champs all the way to the 2016 Olympic Games. Before his shoulder injury in 2014, Magnussen describes his plan for racing as much as he could and how he came to casually drop in-season 47s every time he hit the pool. It’s worth a listen to hear this candid account of what being on top of the world can feel like… and how that feeling can bring you back down. James speaks to the fact that even though he could go 47 anytime, h ...
Cool #swimming podcast featuring James Magnussen ...
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Jan. 18, 2021—
2021 TYR Pro Swim Series: Justin Ress, Catie DeLoof Continue Momentum in 100 Freestyle The strength of the men’s sprint scene during the two-site TYR Pro Swim Series over the weekend was undoubtedly in Richmond. After the top three finishers in the 50 free came from the Virginia stop on Saturday night, the 100 freestyle was even more tilted toward Richmond on Sunday evening, as the fastest-four times came from the East Coast. Backing up his victory in the 100 backstroke from a night earlier, Justin Ress took top honors in the 100 free with a mark of 49.18, which was .34 clear of the ...
Jan. 17, 2021—
Manning Haskal from Encino, California has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Texas for the 2022-23 school year and beyond. “I couldn’t be happier to announce my verbal commitment to continue my swimming and academics at the University of Texas! This incredible opportunity wouldn’t be possible without the support of all my coaches, teammates, family, and friends. The outstanding UT coaching and team camaraderie is a dream come true and I can’t wait to contribute in every way possible to my future longhorn family! Hook ‘em🤠🤘” Haskal is a junior at The Buckley School ...
Jan. 17, 2021—
The UNC Asheville swimming and diving team picked up a 274.5-207.5 victory over Georgia Southern on Sunday afternoon. Over the course of the last two days, the Bulldogs won 14 of the 26 events. Highlighting the Sunday’s action was freshman Jade Canady breaking the program’s 3-meter diving record not once but twice with point totals of 198.30 in the prelims and 203.03 in the finals. “The team did a great job on day two,” said senior Aleta Jewell . “We kept our energy up and encouraged our teammates to perform to the best of our ability. I am really proud of the teams ...
Congrats UNC Asheville #swimming women
Jan. 8, 2021—
Freestyle swimming drills aren’t the most exciting part of swim training but they are essential for improving our stroke. There are a group of common ones we all use for working on the major areas of front crawl and they do their job well. Here are the swimming drills you didn’t know you needed!
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Sept. 1, 2020—
Sprint freestyler Alyssa Schwengel of South Barrington, Ill. has handed her verbal commitment to the University of Arizona for the fall of 2021. She will join Stella Copeland , Steffi Beisel and Lexi Duchsherer as a member of the Wildcats’ class of 2025. Regarding her commitment, she said: “I am super excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at the University of Arizona! Thank you to all of my family, friends, and coaches for pushing me to the place I am at today! Another big thanks to the Arizona coaching staff and team for bei ...
Alyssa Schwengel Commits to #Arizona #swimming
July 18, 2020—
Jaka Pušnik from the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana has announced his verbal commitment to Florida State University for 2022-23. Born in 2003, Pusnik swims for PK Olimpija Ljubljana and represents Slovenia in international competition. Last summer he was a finalist in the 200 free at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku. He finished 8th with 1:53.76. Since then he has dropped 2.1 seconds in the 200, his strongest event. He also competed in the 400 free and 200 back.
Jaka Pusnik Commits to Florida State #swimming
April 11, 2020—
Seth Reno from League City, Texas, has made a verbal commitment to Texas A&M University’s class of 2025. Reno is a junior at Clear Falls High School. He swims year-round for South Shore Sails. Reno placed 3rd in the 100 free (44.57) and 5th in the 50 free (20.70) at this year’s Texas UIL 6A State Swimming and Diving Meet after having won both events at Districts and Regionals. Two weeks later he competed at College Station Sectionals (SCY in prelims, LCM in finals) and notched PBs in the SCY 200 free, 100 back, and 100 fly and the LCM 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, and 100 fly. Reno sw ...
Seth Reno commits to Texas A&M #swimming
April 5, 2020—
Ventura, California’s Grace Endaya has announced her intention to spend her collegiate swimming career at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Ventura High School junior will begin with the Gauchos in the fall of 2021. Endaya is a junior at Ventura High School. At the 2019 CIF-Southern Section Division 3 Championships, the then-sophomore finished 6th in the 50 free (24.33) and 6th in the 100 free (52.38). She also anchored the 4th-place 400 free relay (52.05) and the 9th-place 200 free relay (24.00). Endaya swims year-round for Buenaventura Swim Club. She competed at Mt. ...
Grace Endaya commits to UCSB #swimming
March 27, 2020—
Some interesting insight from Michael Andrew ‘s latest vlog, as the U.S. National Teamer breaks down his nation-leading 200 IM from earlier this month. The 20-year-old Andrew is vlogging daily through the current coronavirus/COVID-19 quarantine. This time around, he plays the race video of his 1:56.83 200 IM from the Des Moines Pro Swim Series, giving commentary over the top about his race strategy and how he can improve. Andrew has done some cool research, compiling a bunch of the top 200 IM swims in the past three years and breaking them out by split to see where each of his stroke ...
March 26, 2020—
You’ve been told to clear the pool just moments after you’ve begun your warmups. The meet where you hoped to get your first Olympic Trials qualifying time has been canceled
Young swimmers' hopes of reaching Trials will have to be reset.
March 21, 2020—
USSC men’s team was able to end Loughborough university’s 32-year winning streak of the Long Course Championship.
University of Stirling Swimming club breaks Loughborough university’s 32-year winning streak
HELENA INDEPENDENT RECORD
March 19, 2020—
After a stellar senior season, Helena High's Parker Keller has been selected as our All-Area Swimmer of the Year.
Congrats: Parker Keller All-Area #Swimmer of the Year
MASTERS SWIMMING HUB
March 15, 2020—
Luke Greenbank broke his own Edinburgh International Swim Meet record to win the 200m Backstroke on the competition’s final day.
Luke Greenbank quick 200m #backstroke, 1:58 at Edinburgh #swim meet
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March 14, 2020—
Adam Peaty clocked the fastest 100m Breaststroke time in the world this year as he broke his own Edinburgh International Swim Meet record.
Adam Peaty fastest in world this year as he sets new record at Edinburgh #swimming
March 14, 2020—
To cap off the 2020 Ukraine Winter Swimming Championships, Mykhailo Romanchuk produced an Olympic-qualifying mark in the men’s 1500m freestyle. The 23-year-old Team Energy Standard member posted a winning time of 14:41.63 to beat the domestic field by well over 30 seconds to take the gold and qualify for this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The FINA ‘A’ standard for Tokyo stands at 15:00.99. Romanchuk’s time here in Kharkiv represents the man’s 4th quickest ever, with his career holding a personal best effort and Ukrainian natio ...
March 11, 2020—
Women’s 200 Yard Individual Medley – Prelims Finals Qualifiers: Women’s 50 Yard Freestyle – Prelims Finals Qualifiers: Women’s 200 Yard Medley Relay – Prelims Finals Qualifiers: Women’s 3 Meter Diving – Prelims Finals Qualifiers: Women’s 1000 Yard Freestyle – Slower Heats Top 8 from morning heats:
March 10, 2020—
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free. Weitzeil turned in a 20.90 at the Minnesota Invite, breaking the American and NCAA Record. At the 2020 Pac-12 Championships, Weitzeil took down the Pac-12 Meet Record in 21.03, but hyper-extended her arm on the finish, causing her to scratch the rest of the meet.
Abbey Weitzeil aiming to defend NCAA 50 free title #CAL #swimming
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