Catching Up with Amy Modglin
When Amy Modglin looks back over her swimming career one precious memory stands out above the rest, and it’s something she carries with her in her life today.
Becca Mann: Writing Her Own Story
Before she was one of the best open water swimmers in the world, Becca Mann was a triathlete, but it was in the water where she really excelled.
Andrew Gemmell Visits DC Elementary School with Sports for Sharing
On December 8th, long distance national champion Andrew Gemmell and led an interactive session with students and their families at Bancroft Elementary School’s “Family Fitness Night”. Gemmell spoke to students ranging from 1st to 5th grade about the importance of maintaining athletic, academic and community values on a daily basis, and the impact that each has had on his international swimming career.
Catching Up with Tom Malchow
In most facets of his life, Tom Malchow has always been highly competitive. He just naturally wanted it more.
20 Question Tuesday: Connor Jaeger
Connor Jaeger put down an American record in the 1650 last week. The now pro-Club Wolverine member talks about that and more in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Team USA Wins Medal Table at FINA Short Course World Championships
Backed by four medals on the final night of competition, Team USA topped the medal table with 17 at the FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic Centre. The Americans also captured the team point total with 849 points, and led in both the men’s and women’s categories.
Women’s Relay Teams Win Multiple Silver Medals at FINA Short Course World Championships
Finishing and ending the night with silver medals, Team USA had strong results in women’s relay races Friday night at the FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic Centre.
Catching Up with Emily Hanson
As a youngster – and even as a college student – Emily Hanson never saw herself as the type of person who would find job satisfaction in the insurance industry. She had different plans.
Conor Dwyer: Stronger and Faster than Ever
Anyone familiar with Conor Dwyer’s story knows of his humble beginnings in swimming. This weekend at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara, Dwyer swims to complete something he never intended to lead.
Catching Up with Chad LaTourette
For the vast majority of his highly successful time in the water, Chad LaTourette loved competing, but when he realized he was no longer having fun doing that, he knew it was time to quit.
20 Question Tuesday: Shannon Vreeland
Over the past three years Shannon Vreeland has claimed gold medals overseas several times. She also helped lead Georgia to back-to-back NCAA titles. The Kansas native talks about what’s up next, in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Emily Brunemann: Big Events Ahead
The next six months or so are going to be big for Emily Brunemann. She will compete at the Open Water National Championships in June and hopefully in Australia later this summer. Brunemann is also getting married in September.
Catching Up with Gary Hall Jr.
If you think the real Gary Hall Jr. is the showman – boxing shorts, robe and all – he portrayed before big races in his career, you don’t know him at all. Hall is anything but a boisterous attention-seeker.
Christine Jennings: Guided by Faith
A look at Christine Jennings’ USA Swimming biography reveals a trunk full of accomplishments. But there’s also a glaring void on her swimming resume – one event she fears she may never experience.