Feb. 2, 2021
Cody, 23, told The New York Times he decided he still had a shot at the Olympics after seeing U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel - who is five months his junior - beat a record set by Michael Phelps in 2019.
Jan. 30, 2021
Swimming is one of the most-watched Olympic sports, so swimmers must be making bank, right? 💰 Wrong! We look at how pro swimmers compare to other sports when it comes to bringing home cold hard cash. 💸
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 ...
Jan. 13, 2021
Keller was identified by “a dozen people within the sport,” according to SwimSwam.com, in a review of footage and various screenshots from the riot that made its way inside the Capitol. The swimmer was identified not only because of his height — he stands at 6-feet-6-inches — but also because he was wearing a U.S. Olympics-branded team jacket during the charge into the federal building and did not have anything obscuring his face.
May 30, 2020
When the Olympic Games got pushed back a year, there was a huge sigh of relief for many athletes who were struggling to find adequate training locations to be at their best this year. So with the Games moved to 2021, that leaves a lot of athletes an extra year to grow mentally and physically to be at their best next summer. Although mostly everyone has been out of the water for the better part of two months, many have used this time to re-evaluate their goals and perhaps recover mentally from the last block of training. As of this writing, there are 420 days until the Tokyo Olympics, ...