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 31, 2020
Swimmers Brendan Hansen and Olga Dorfner are among 37 athletes from 12 different sports who have been nominated for consideration in the 2020 class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame. Those chosen will be inducted at a ceremony on November 5th at Rivers Casino. The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame saw its first induction ceremony on February 9th, 2004 and has honored inductees every year since. Individuals and teams are eligible based on excellence in professional, collegiate, amateur or high school sports as a player, coach, manager, official, owner, writer, broadcaster, or any ...
March 7, 2020
The mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Dean Trantalis , announced in a press conference on Friday that the city has no plans to cancel any events due to the coronavirus outbreak, including the upcoming induction ceremony.