Welcome, Swimmers!

USA Swimming is made up of 400,000 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 400,000 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!


southern ZoneNorah OConnell

Name: Norah O’Connell
Age: 8
Team: Mount Pleasant Swim Club Manatees
Role Models: My friend and teammate Jenna, my Mama and my teachers
Favorite Stroke: Backstroke
Favorite Event: 50 Backstroke
Favorite Swimmer: Missy Franklin
Future Goal: To have my own boat and go to college
Hobbies: Swimming and Gymnastics and Rainbow Loom
Famous Person You'd Like to Meet: Missy Franklin
Favorite Book: Nancy Drew
Favorite Movie: Cloud 9
When I Grow Up I Want to Be: a doctor
If I Could Change One Thing it Would Be: For people not to be mean

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 splash@usaswimming.org. To see more of your America's Swim Team teammates, visit our Athlete Focus archive.

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