USA Swimming is made up of 300,000 swimmers. From big to small, fast to not-so-fast, the world of swimming is a fun, competitive, healthy world. From the 8-year-old working toward their first swim meet to the 22-year-old heroes on the blocks at the Olympic Games, USA Swimming athletes come in all shapes and sizes. In this section, you will find out how you can be a part of this exciting world!
America's Swim Team Athlete Focus
Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!
Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 300,000 other swimmers across the country? Yep, your team includes heroes like Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin, as well as all the kids on this page. Whether you swim in Eureka or Topeka, you are a member of America’s Swim Team!
Name: Luke Watling
Team: Herndon Aquatic Club Commanders (HACC)
Role Models: Mom, Dad, Swim coach
Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
Favorite Events: 100 breast, 50 fly and 500 free
Favorite Swimmers: Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte, Rebecca Soni
Future Goal: Make it to the Olympics
Hobbies: Soccer, biking, swimming, sometimes running
Famous Person you’d like to meet: Missy Franklin
Favorite Book: Among The Hidden
Favorite Movie: Hunger Games
When I grow up I want to be: An olympic swimmer and/or a doctor
If I could change one thing it would be: To cure cancer and alzheimers.
Want to see your profile in Splash Magazine or on usaswimming.org? Answer all of the questions above and send your answers and a photo to email@example.com. To see more of your America's Swim Team teammates, visit our Athlete Focus archive.