Feb. 18, 2021
Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has signed American sprint freestyle swimmer Abbey Weitzeil to join its roster of swimming superstars ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer.
Jan. 19, 2021
Ryan Held Assesses His Career on the Ultimate Swimmer Podcast The latest episode of the Ultimate Swimmer Podcast with Josh Davis featured Team USA sprinter Ryan Held, a member of the 2016 gold-medal winning 400 freestyle relay at the Olympic Games in Rio. Here is a look at some of the topics that Held discussed during his Ultimate Swimmer Podcast visit. By Noah Yanchulis Ryan Held is among the elite when you talk about sprint talent in America. He was a multi-time Illinois state champ in high school, multi-time NCAA champion in college, has won national titles on the pro level and ha ...
March 27, 2020
The postponement of the 2020 Olympics has created a year of transition and uncertainty for many swimmers. For Hali Flickinger , it is nothing new. She has been in the middle of a transition year anyway. After spending the past seven years training at Georgia, Flickinger moved to Arizona State to train with Bob Bowman ‘s post-grad group as she aimed for Tokyo. It was a move that was a surprise to the swimming community, but one that Flickinger needed to make to rekindle her love of the sport. “I am in a different situation where I switched teams this year. There is a lot of newness go ...
March 6, 2020
18-year old Regan Smith wasn’t the only swimmer who was breaking records in the women’s 200 meter fly final on Thursday evening in Des Moines. US National Teamer Hali Flickinger swam a 2:06.11 in the 200 fly that broke ‘ Pro Swim Series Record of 2:06.76.
April 7, 2021
Brisbane schoolgirl Elizabeth Dekkers has wasted no time staking another flying leap towards Tokyo selection, clocking the fourth fastest time in the world this year with her stunning 200m butterfly