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Allison Beebe, Dan Flack to Lead USA Swimming at 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships - Swimming World News

USA Swimming today announced that <b>Allison Beebe</b> of Santa Clara Swim Club and <b>Dan Flack</b> of Baylor Swim Club have been named the United States’ head …

Olympics

Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps

We caught up with Olympic champ swimmer, Michael Phelps and his Foundation, Michael Phelps Foundation at the Boys and Girls Club of America. To …

Olympics

Nathan Adrian visits the Children's Hospital Oakland

In mid-October, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Nathan Adrian visited the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland in California.

Citizen Journalism

Girls Swimming and Diving: Blaine's Stadden takes part in select camp

Blaine swimmer Isabelle Stadden was chosen as one of 48 girls from across the country to participate in USA Swimming’s National Select Camp at the …

Swimming

Jon Urbanchek: A Coach Deserving Of High Olympic Honour Beyond The Motive Games

Editorial He was something of a footnote at the end of a long press release from the International Olympic Committee waking up to the idea that …

Swimming

Column: Teaching a life-saving skill

Palo Alto College is proud to have established the Learn to Swim program, a partnership with South San Antonio ISD and Southwest ISD to provide free …

Education

Longtime USA Swimming Coach Jon Urbanchek Receives IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award

<i>Jon Urbanchek received the IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award on Nov. 9, 2017.</i><p>The International Olympic Committee (IOC) this evening celebrated …

Olympics

Just Outside New York City, USA Swimming’s Up-and-Comers on the Verge

Photos Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>Morning Splash by David Rieder.</i><p>The Nassau County Aquatic Center could be anywhere. The facility holds a 10-lane, …

Olympics

Americans dominate at Water Festival

Americans David Heron and Taylor Abbott dominated the Men’s 1.5K and 5K swims while compatriot Chelsea Colwill, a Pan American Games medallist, …

Olympics

2017 FINA World Cup Beijing: Day Two Finals Live Recap - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>Editorial content for the 2017 FINA World Cup is sponsored by TritonWear. Visit TritonWear.com for more information on</i> …

Olympics

Practice + Pancakes: Brendan Hansen Throws Serious Speed Set at ASC

First things first: their facilities, as you can see, are incredible. Full weight room/dryland area, turf, and an olympic size outdoor pool that …

Swimming

Around the Region: Baylor's Dan Flack to coach USA Junior Pan Pacific swimmers

Baylor coach Dan Flack<p>Baylor coach Dan Flack<p>Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.<p>USA Swimming has chosen Baylor School and Baylor Swim Club …

College Basketball

Torrance swimmers catch Olympic fever

U.S. Olympic women’s swim coach David Marsh spent Sunday afternoon with more than 50 youngsters from Swim Torrance at the Hawthorne city pool. During …

Triathlons

Texas A&M Men Beat Texas For First Time Since 1962

For the first time since 1962 -- 55 years for all you non-math majors -- the Texas A&M men have taken down their in-state rival Texas Longhorns.<p>Now, …

Texas A&M

Katie Ledecky & Co. make a splash in Stanford’s home debut

STANFORD — Katie Ledecky is human.<p>Swim fans discovered this Thursday afternoon at Avery Aquatic Center during a dual meet against Oregon State.<p>The …

Olympics

Cal women’s swim makes quick work of No. 13 North Carolina State

Cal women’s swim makes quick work of No. 13 North Carolina StateKevin Cheung/FileEarly Saturday morning, a competitive No. 13 North Carolina State …

College Basketball

Baker's Triple Leads Cal to Victory Over NC State

The 500 freestyle also saw dominance from NC State with Hannah Moore finishing first in 4:47.82 seconds and Holub finishing second in 4:51.14 …

Olympics

Coleman’s Carpool: Life Lessons with Olympic Champion Ricky Berens

By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam <i>In Coleman’s Carpool we get the insider’s perspective on your favorite swimmers. SwimSwam Head of Production, Coleman</i> …

Swimming

Team Unify Joins Jesse Vassallo In Puerto Rico Relief Help: Teams Helping Teams - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Bob Ingram<p>Want to help the swimming world become stronger? Please take a moment to read this post provided to us by Team Unify.<p>Our …

Puerto Rico

Historic Martin Luther King Jr. Pool Re-Opens in Atlanta - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Cathleen Pruden<p>After being shut down for structural problems in 2012, a swimming staple in the Atlanta community has re-opened five …

Black History

Hundreds expected for Barbados Open Water Festival this weekend

Americans David Heron and Taylor Abbott are tipped to dominate the 1.5 and 5K races at the upcoming sixth Barbados Open Water Festival …

Olympics

Who Wants to Go to Fiji?

Who wants to go to Fiji? I think most of us would love to go to Fiji next August – swim meet or not.<p>A fortunate group of young swimmers, however, …

Swimming

Michael Phelps on overcoming suicidal thoughts: 'Just communicating changed my life'

Money, fame, and 28 gold medals isn’t enough to equate to happiness if you ask Michael Phelps. The most decorated Olympian of all time is opening up …

Mental Health

Ryan Held: NC State's Newest... Breaststroker?

It's official: <b>Ryan Held</b> is extremely versatile.<p>The NC State senior has swum every stroke for the Wolfpack in their first two dual meets of the …

College Basketball

Sorority Works To Break The ‘Black People Can’t Swim’ Stereotype

Jim Crow laws and other discriminatory practices kept generations of African-American children from learning how to swim in the safety of public …

African-American News

USA Swimming Honors Second Annual 18 & Under World 100

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p>USA Swimming today announced the honorees for the second-annual 18 & Under World 100, recognizing many of the nation’s …

Olympics

USA Swimming Honors 2nd Annual 18 & Under World 100

USA Swimming today announced the honorees for the second-annual 18 & Under World 100, recognizing many of the nation’s top up-and-coming swimmers for …

Olympics

Cal men’s swim’s past and present participate in USA Swimming College Challenge

Cal men’s swim’s past and present participate in USA Swimming College ChallengePhillip Downey/FileThe Bears were all over the scoreboard last weekend …

Olympics

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ledecky Regains The Throne

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam <i>Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of the week,</i> …

Swimming

Brendan Hansen on Transition From Athlete to Coach (Video Report)

By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam When you’re a great athlete, people expect you’ll be a great coach too. This isn’t always the case, as many great …

Swimming