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Wilimovsky, Twichell win at US open water nationals

CASTAIC LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Defending world champion Jordan Wilimovsky and Ashley Twichell won the 10-kilometer titles at the open water national …

Tennis

Many poor kids can't swim; Olympic champs throw a lifeline

Missy Franklin, Cullen Jones, Rowdy Gaines and a handful of other Olympic champions are climbing into the pool this summer to help American kids …

Swimming

Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky Wins U.S. Open Water Nationals

MALIBU—Top open water swimmer and gold medalist Jordan Wilimovsky, 23, a native of Malibu, won the 10-kilometer title at the U.S. Open Water National …

Tributes to the Late Jason Turcotte, Part Two

I started swimming for Jason when I was 14, when my swimming career had just begun to pick up momentum. Jason knew I had potential, so he was always …

College & University

Everybody in the pool — the water’s fine, for fun, Zen and safety

The first time I learned how to swim, it must have been in our neighborhood pool, under the guidance of my father, but his instructions were limited, …

Hot Tubs

USA Swimming Foundation Announces 5-10% Increase in Swimming Ability Among U.S. Children

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With Memorial Day Weekend and the traditional opening of summer swimming season approaching, …

Club hosts Special Olympics meet

Some 25 swimmers from Anacortes and 10 from Lynden participated in the second annual swim meet for Special Olympics sponsored by the Anacortes Youth …

Olympics

Cullen Jones Inducted into NC State Athletics Hall of Fame

Jones, a 4-time Olympic medalist, competed for NC State in the NCAA from 2002 to 2006. Archive Photo via Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com<p>U.S. Olympian</b> …

Swimming

Michael Phelps helps train Evanston Special Olympic athletes

Olympians Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt and Grant Hackett hosted a swimming clinic for Evanston Special Recreation athletes in Chicago on …

Olympics

Stanford, PASA swimmers among those at Santa Clara

Many of the United States’ top swimmers, including several Stanford Olympic medalists, will be in action at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa …

This is what happens when your Olympics life gets rocked at 21

Missy Franlin is able to laugh off these losses.<p>The one-time Olympic darling is training with Cal’s men’s swimming team on her road back from the …

Olympics

Kids Learn to Swim Under Olympic Guidance

Olympic Gold Medalists Encourage Kids to Learn to Swim<p>The LA 84 Foundation and Phillips 66 are providing grant money to underserved communities to …

Olympics

USA Swimming Foundation Finds Increase In Swimming Ability

Photo Courtesy: USA Swimming Foundation<p><b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –</b> With Memorial Day Weekend and the traditional opening of summer swimming season …

Olympics

Bay Area Standouts Highlight Arena Pro Swim Series At Santa Clara

Many of the United States’ top swimmers – including several Bay Area Olympic medalists – will be in action at... Current Photo via Mike Lewis/Ola …

Olympics

Zionsville Swim Club Partners With Indiana Swimming & USA Swimming To Host 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships & World Championship Trials

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Swimming stars including some from the Rio Olympic Games and approximately 900 other up and coming elite athletes from around the …

Olympics

Many poor kids can’t swim; Olympic champs throw a lifeline

Missy Franklin, Cullen Jones, Rowdy Gaines and a handful of other Olympic champions are climbing into the pool this summer to help American kids learn how to swim.<p>They’ve got plenty of work to do.<p>The USA Swimming Foundation’s most recent survey, released Thursday, found nearly 64 percent of …

Olympics

Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel top Santa Clara meet Olympians

SANTA CLARA — Olympic champion Katie Ledecky, the Stanford freshman who is the face of swimming, headlines the Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara that …

Olympics

Mission Viejo swimmer wins big at Castaic: Can he take on rest of world?

Mission Viejo resident David Heron won the men’s 5- kilometer race Sunday at USA Swimming Open Water National Championships in Castaic Lake, …

Olympics

Simone Manuel lives the dream of Olympic gold medalist

So busy is Simone Manuel in the year after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics that even sleeping and dreaming are active pursuits.<p>An undergraduate …

Olympics

Swimways, the USA Swimming Foundation & Olympic Medalist, Elizabeth Beisel, Are Making Waves to Raise Awareness About the Importance of Learning to Swim

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Olympics

Anderson, Heron win 5k titles at US open water nationals

CASTAIC LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Two-time Olympian Haley Anderson and David Heron won the 5-kilometer titles at the U.S. open water championships …

Hampton Roads

Jordan Wilimovsky, Ashley Twichell Win At U.S. Open Water Swimming Nationals

<i>Jordan Wilimovsky poses during the medal ceremony for the men's 10-kilometer open water swimming at the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazanka</i> …

Olympics

When Should I Put My Baby In Swim Lessons? It's A Necessary Skill

If you hadn't already noticed that the weather is warming up, your favorite aisles at Target probably tipped you off to one big thing — summer is on …

Parenting

Swimways, the USA Swimming Foundation & Olympic Medalist, Elizabeth Beisel, Are Making Waves to Raise Awareness About the Importance of Learning to Swim

National Learn to Swim Day, on May 20th, Aims to Educate Americans on this Essential Life Skill to Reduce Childhood Drownings VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, May …

Erica Sullivan wins women’s 5K junior open water nationals

Erica Sullivan of the Sandpipers of Nevada won the junior women’s 5K open water nationals with a dominating 1:05.19.9 on Saturday.<p>Nicole Salladin of …

Women's Sports

Anderson, Heron win 5k titles at US open water nationals

CASTAIC LAKE, Calif. (AP) - Two-time Olympian Haley Anderson and David Heron won the 5-kilometer titles at the U.S. open water championships …

Tennis

Michael Phelps joins gold medalists in swim race, but no comeback

CHICAGO (AP) — <b>Michael Phelps</b> pumped his right fist upon completing the final leg for the winning relay team ahead of Australian great <b>Grant Hackett</b> on …

USA Swimming Names 24 To National Open Water Select Camp

USA Swimming has announced a roster of 24 for their National Open Water Select Camp. Stock Photo via Mike Lewis/Ola Vista Photography<p>USA Swimming has …

Swimming

11 USA Swimming World 100 Members Head To Mel Zajac Jr Int'l

Taylor Ault La Mirada Armada Rick Shipherd Sonora, Calif.<p>Callie Dickinson TIDE Swimming Richard Hunter Virginia Beach, Va.<p>Madelyn Donohoe The Fish …

Swimming

USA Swimming Names Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. as Presenting Sponsor of 2017 FINA World Junior Championships - Swimming World News

INDIANAPOLIS – With just under 100 days to go until the world’s top 18-and-under swimmers open competition, USA Swimming is pleased to announce the …

Olympics