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Complete List: All-Time Top Cover Personalities at Swimming World Magazine -- April 22, 2010

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 22. THERE are often conversations internally at Swimming World about just when someone has appeared on one of our more than 600 covers in the past 50 years. Now, thanks to one of our interns Candice Peak – a former swimmer at the University of Wisconsin, we can answer all of these questions.

At the end of an exhaustive month-long process, Peak has provided us the be-all, end-all historic list of our cover personalities. Guess what? Michael Phelps still has one more Mark Spitz record to break. Additionally, you might be surprised at how much or how little some of history's greatest swimmers have been on our cover.

Without further ado, here's the complete list of Swimming World Magazine covers sorted by amount!


Swimming World Magazine Covers 1960-2010
List compiled by Candice Peak
If you have any corrections, please e-mail Newsmaster@swimmingworldmagazine.com


-9-
Michael Phelps (December 2008, October 2008, December 2007, May 2007, December 2006, December 2004, September 2004, September 2003, June 2001)
Mark Spitz (October 1972, October 1971, August 1971, April 1971, September 1970, April 1970, August 1969, December 1967, August 1967)

-8-
Roy Saari (August 1965, April 1965, September 1964, August 1964, December 1963, May 1962, June 1961, August 1960)

-7-
Susie Atwood (July 1972, May 1972, November 1970, September 1970, November 1969, October 1969, May 1969)
Gary Hall (Sr.) (April 1973, May 1972, April 1971, September 1970, September 1969, August 1969, May 1969)
Debbie Meyer (September 1970, September 1969, November 1968, May 1968, December 1967, August 1967, July 1967)
Don Schollander (April 1968, April 1967, September 1966, February 1965, August 1964, June 1963, March 1961)
Jenny Thompson (October 1999, December 1998, March 1998, July 1995, January 1993, April 1992, November 1990)

-6-
Mike Burton (September 1969, April 1968, June 1968, April 1967, December 1966, September 1966)
Janet Evans (February 1996, October 1989, March 1989, May 1988, September 1987, January 1987)
Dara Torres (August 2008, October 2007, August 2000, July 1988, May 1988, September 1983)

-5-
Tracy Caulkins (June 1982, March 1981, May 1978, October 1978, June 1977)
Natalie Coughlin (July 2007, October 2002, May 2002, May 2001, August 1998)
Donna deVarona (August 1965, August 1964, November 1962, August 1960, April 1960)
Cathy Ferguson (April 1966, August 1965, May 1965, May 1964, August 1963)
Charles Hickcox (October 1968, April 1968, April 1967, October 1966, February 1964)
Tom Jager (November 1991, March 1996, October 1989, May 1988, March 1984)
John Kinsella (April 1973, July 1972, April 1971, November 1970, September 1970)
Greg Louganis (September 1986, October 1984, October 1982, October 1980, January 1977)
Mary T. Meagher (January 1989, November 1986, September 1981, February 1981, September 1979)

-4-
Shirley Babashoff (June 1976, July 1975, May 1974, September 1972)
Mike Barrowman (September 1990, February 1990, September 1989, October 1989)
Matt Biondi (November 1991, April 1990, August 1986, July 1985)
Greg Buckingham (August 1968, April 1967, March 1967)
Steve Clark (December 1962, February 1962, May 1961, August 1960)
Claudia Kolb (August 1968, August 1967, December 1966, November 1966)
Roland Matthes (November 1970, August 1969, October 1968, February 1968)
Pablo Morales (May 1987, August 1986, September 1985, November 1984)
University of Stanford Swimming (May 1994, May 1992, May 1986, May 1985)
Mel Stewart (February 1995, March 1991, September 1990, July 1987)
Sharon Stouder (May 1965, December 1964, September 1964, May 1964)
Chris von Saltza (August 1960, February 1960, April 1960, October 1960)

-3-
University of Auburn Swimming (May 2006, May 2003, May 1999)
Bob Bennett (April 1965, August 1964, August 1960)
Joe Bottom (October 1977, April 1974, February 1973)
University of California Swimming (May 2009, April 1980, April 1979)
Rick Carey (June 1983, September 1983, May 1981)
Patty Carletto (September 1966, February 1966, May 1965)
Klaus Dibiasi (January 1972, January 1971, October 1968)
Tom Dolan (July 1996, October 1995, November 1994)
David Edgar (April 1971, April 1970, March 1969)
Hans Fassnacht (November 1971, July 1969, April 1969)
Sharon Finneran (May 1965, August 1964, June 1962)
Shane Gould (October 1972, August 1971, June 1971)
Cynthia Goyette (August 1965, May 1965, May 1964)
Grant Hackett (September 2005, April 2003, July 1999)
John Hecken (September 1973, February 1972, December 1969)
Misty Hyman (October 2000, August 1997, August 1996)
Lenny Krayzelburg (November 2000, September 1998, September 1997)
Steve Lundquist (September 1983, January 1982, May 1979)
Karen Moe (June 1972, May 1972, August 1970)
John Naber (April 1977, September 1976, September 1974)
Anita Nall (November 1992, August 1992, April 1992)
Aaron Peirsol (April 2010, June 2004, February 1999)
Kieren Perkins (December 1994, October 1993, October 1991)
Kristine Quance (January 1998, August 1993, October 1992)
Carl Robie (April 1967, August 1964, September 1961)
Vlad Salnikov (August 1983, September 1980, January 1980)
Petra Schneider (October 1982, February 1982, February 1980)
Mike Staam (April 1973, May 1972, September 1970)
Ashley Tappin (March 1999, January 1996, August 1992)
Ian Thorpe (December 2002, September 2001, December 1999)
Franziska Van Almsick (September 2002, December 1993, July 1993)
Dave Wharton (October 1989, May 1989, January 1988)

-2-
Catie Ball (August 1967, May 1967)
Jenny Bartz (June 1972, October 1971)
Amanda Beard (November 2003, June 1996)
B.J. Bedford (November 1998, August 1990)
Juan Bello (April 1970, March 1970)
Tom Beyer (July 1971, December 1969)
Charles Bittick (April 1961, August 1960)
Mary Ellen Blanchard (November 1989, May 1989)
Phil Boggs (January 1974, March 1971)
Wendy Boglioli (November 1977, May 1976)
Mike Bruner (May 1980, April 1975)
Leslie Bush (August 1965, January 1965)
Cathy Calhoun (July 1971, June 1970)
Chad Carvin (April 1997, September 1994)
Greg Charlton (April 1968, September 1967)
Becky Collins (August 1960, March 1960)
James "Doc" Counsilman (November 1979, April 1969)
Ian Crocker (January 2006, October 2003)
Nicolai Dankin (August 1971, October 1968)
Tamas Darnyi (December 1991, October 1987)
Inge De Bruijn (December 2001, November 1999)
Deena Dearduff (May 1975, July 1971)
Gary Dilley (April 1965, March 1965)
Guillermo Echevarria (November 1968, October 1968)
Kathy Ellis (August 1965, April 1964)
Kornelia Ender (September 1975, August 1973)
Leigh Ann Fetter (March 1990, May 1989)
University of Florida Swimming (May 1984, April 1979)
Steve Furniss (April 1974, July 1973)
Rowdy Gaines (September 1982, July 1979)
Brian Goodell (December 1979, November 1976)
Sue Gossick (January 1969, January 1961)
Matt Gribble (July 1984, September 1983)
Nicole Haislett (January 1994, June 1991)
Brendan Hansen (October 2006, November 2001)
Gary Hall Jr. (March 1997, April 1995)
Kaye Hall (December 1968, July 1968)
Kathy Heady (May 1976, June 1974)
Jim Henry (January 1970, April 1969)
Penny Heyns (September 1999, December 1996)
Katie Hoff (July 2007, August 2004)
Carolyn House (August 1964, August 1960)
Joe Hedepohl (August 1992, August 1991)
Chet Jastremski (July 1963, June 1962)
Brian Job (May 1972, May 1969)
Robyn Johnson (September 1963, June 1962)
Leisel Jones (December 2005, February 2004)
Klete Keller (September 2004, February 2001)
Kenyon (April 2004, April 1989)
Micki King (January 1973, January 1970)
Agnes Kovacs (April 2001, October 1997)
Kristy Kowal (May 2000, April 1998)
Gunnar Larsson (November 1970, October 1970)
Kim Linehan (June 1979, September 1978)
Ryan Lochte (June 2006, September 2005)
Laure Manaudou (December 2007, January 2005)
Betsy Mitchell (August 1986, March 1986)
Michelle Mitchell (September 1986, November 1985)
John Moffet (September 1985, March 1980)
Ed Moses (September 2000, February 2000)
Eric Namesnik (April 1991, September 1990)
Anthony Nesty (March 1993, June 1990)
Kristin Otto (October 1986, February 1983)
Kim Peyton (February 1975, May 1972)
Martha Randall (May 1966, September 1965)
Eddie Reese (May 1991, January 1991)
Richard Roth (December 1965, August 1965)
Keena Rothhammer (May 1973, June 1972)
Jeff Rouse (November 1996, October 1990)
Tracie Ruiz (April 1984, October 1982)
Doug Russell (September 1969, April 1968)
Kaitlin Sandeno (October 2004, February 2001)
Summer Sanders (June 1995, September 1991)
Terry Schroeder (July 1992, February 1987)
Mark Schubert (January 1991, September 1985)
Tim Shaw (February 1976, October 1974)
Ann Simmons (July 1972, October 1971)
Ken Sitzburger (January 1967, April 1967)
Scott Spann (September 1977, August 1969)
Ed Spencer (March 1963, August 1962)
Jill Sterkel (January 1981, May 1977)
Terri Stickles (April 1963, June 1962)
Tom Stock (November 1962, September 1961)
Astrid Strauss (February 1985, February 1984)
University of Texas Swimming (May 1986, April 1981)
Peter Vanderkaay (March 2006, September 2005)
Amy Van Dyken (October 1996, March 1995)
Ken Walsh (April 1967, March 1965)
Pokey Watson (September 1966, August 1965)
Kate Ziegler (July 2007, August 2006)

-1-
Sorted alphabetically for ease of reading.
-A-
Nathan Adrian (July 2009)
Crissy Ahmann-Leighton (March 1992)
Ralph Allen (March 1964)
Ann Arbor Pioneer (September 2006)
University of Arizona Swimming (May 2008)
Par Arvidsson (October 1979)
Janelle Atkinson (July 2000)
Paul Asmuth (November 1981)
Mike Austin (May 1961)
Austin Westlake (September 2008)

-B-
Randall Bal (February 2008)
Susie Barkley (March 1960)
Dale Barnhard (February 1963)
Bill Barrett (December 1980)
Craig Beardsley (August 1980)
Melissa Belote (June 1973)
Lindsay Benko (April 2002)
Bruce Bennett (January 2000)
Steve Bentley (November 1987)
David Berkoff (September 1988)
Jens-Peter Bernat (June 1985)
Kevin Berry (April 1969)
Ryan Berube (May 1996)
Paul Biedermann (September 2009)
Gustavo Borges (May 1995)
Dave Bottom (August 1981)
Fred Bousquet (May 2004)
Maggie Bowen (October 2001)
Bob Bowman (January 2009)
Natasha Bowron (June 1997)
Brophy Prep (August 2005)
Rebecca Brown (July 1994)
Alice Browne (August 1977)
Leslie Bryans (June 1972)
Sandra Bucha (December 1969)
Kyle Bubolz (July 2004)
Greg Burgess (June 1993)
Lynn Burke (August 1960)
Derya Buyukuncu (August 1994)

-C-
University of California Water Polo (January 1984)
John Calvert (March 1966)
Mary Campbell (May 1965)
Christine Caron (April 1966)
Michael Cavic (July 2002)
Jennifer Chandler (January 1979)
Bill Chao (December 1969)
Jeanne Childs (January 1983)
Cesar Cielo (March 2008)
Cincinnati Pepsi Marlins (December 1978)
Ron Clark (August 1960)
Steve Clark (April 1965)
Andy Coan (October 1975)
Tiffany Cohen (July 1982)
Lynn Colella (July 1970)
Gary Connelly (March 1973)
Wendy Cook (March 1974)
Linda Cooper (January 1964)
Haley Cope (June 2002)
Grace Cornelius (August 1988)
Maritza Correia (June 2002)
Candy Costie (April 1984)
Kirsty Coventry (February 2005)
Rick Coyle (November 1974)
Matt Cetlinski (July 1986)

-D-
Pete Dahlberg (March 1971)
Peter Daland (June 1992)
Ellie Daniel (November 1972)
Mike Darton (April 1970)
Dana Davidson (December 1974)
Byron Davis (April 2000)
Josh Davis (July 1998)
Buck Dawson (February 1986)
Anne Dellekamp (February 1963)
Rick DeMont (August 1972)
George DiCarlo (April 1985)
Larry Dick (December 1969)
Nelson Diebel (August 1990)
Mike Dirksen (March 1970)
Phil Dodson (February 1969)
Susan Doerr (August 1960)
David Douglas (May 1972)
Alice Driscoll (February 1963)
Milena Duchkora (January 1972)
Ginny Duenkel (August 1965)

-E-
Lee Engstrand (April 1976)
Kristina Egerszegi (December 1991)
Penny Estes (May 1965)
Tom Evans (March 1972)

-F-
Ann Fairlie (August 1966)
Rex Favero (July 1971)
John Ferris (October 1967)
Mike Finneran (April 1971)
Jeff Float (October 1981)
Missy Franklin (Oct 2009)
Jenni Franks (July 1976)
Dawn Fraser (July 1964)
Heike Friedrich (October 1986)
Catherine Fox (June 1998)
Bruce Furniss (August 1976)

-G-
Nancy Garapick (June 1975)
Ines Geissler (February 1982)
University of Georgia Swimming (May 2005)
Gary Gerraro (February 1969)
Ute Geweniger (February 1982)
Kristie Gimenez (April 1960)
Doug Gjertsen (January 1990)
Arlette Godges (November 2005)
Roger Goettsche (August 1960)
Debby Graves (July 1961)
Heather Greenwood (August 1974)
Mark Greenwood (April 1974)
Ginny Griffith (June 1986)
Jed Graef (September 1961)
Michael Gross (November 1983)
Karoly Guttler (September 1993)
Manuel Guzman (August 1989)

-H-
Bobby Hackett (February 1977)
Bob Hainsell (March 1966)
Kelly Hamill (May 1974)
Lourette Hakansson (April 1994)
Jeanne Hallock (May 1965)
Dave Hannula (February 1972)
Karen Hansen (December 1969)
Brooke Hanson (November 2004)
Jessica Hardy (July 2005)
Dan Harrigan (March 1978)
Don Havens (October 1969)
Bruce Hayes (October 1983)
Fred Haywood (April 1969)
Mike Heath (January 1985)
Frank Heckl (May 1971)
Jerry Heidenrich (March 1972)
Steve Herman (March 1966)
Margaret Hoelzer (June 2005)
Nancy Hogshead (July 1977)
Stephen Holland (March 1974)
Phil Houser (April 1968)

-I-
Gary Ilman (June 1964)
David Imbernino (January 1986)
Carrie Irish (January 1976)
Anthony Irvin (March 2002)
Irvine High School (August 2002)
Mikhail Ivanov (June 1981)
Mitch Ivey (April 1970)

-J-
Trina Jackson (August 1995)
Greg Jagenburg (November 1975)
Juan Jane (June 1981)
Marina Janicke (January 1972)
Rhiannon Jeffrey (February 2003)
Larsen Jensen (January 2003)
Linda Jezek (July 1978)
Jenna Johnson (March 1985)
Alice Jones (September 1970)
Kara Lynn Joyce (July 2003)
Shaun Jordan (May 1991)
Janel Jorgenson (July 1990)
Karen Josephson (April 1986)
Sarah Josephson (April 1986)
Brian Jun (September 1970)

-K-
Ron Karnaugh (November 1997)
Ralph Kendrick (March 1961)
Skip Kenney (January 1995)
Gary Kinkead (March 1970)
John Kinsella (February 1969)
Robert Kiphuth (February 1967)
Nick Kirby (June 1961)
Tara Kirk (March 2004)
Kosuke Kitajima (January 2004)
Megan Kleine (August 1992)
Michael Klim (December 1997)
Chuck Knorr (April 1967)
Dagny Knutson (August 2009)
Ada Kok (October 1968)
John Konrads (March 1962)
Jeff Kostoff (July 1982)
Rosemarie Kother (October 1973)
Drew Kratz (November 2005)
Barbara Krause (August 1978)
Julian Krug (April 1967)
Pam Kruse (August 1967)

-L-
Kann LaBerge (November 1982)
Mark Lambert (February 1969)
Adrie Lasterie (October 1961)
Robin Leamy (April 1982)
Valarie Lee (May 1974)
Libby Lenton (July 2006)
Jacqueline Lettieri (November 2005)
Caitlin Leverenz (June 2009)
Jason Lezak (February 2002)
Alex Lim (August 1999)
Jeremy Linn (January 1997)
Marybeth Linzmeier (July 1981)
Sally Lockyer (February 1974)
Sven Lodziewski (February 1985)
Christine Loock (January 1975)
Vicki Loock (January 1962)

-M-
Tom Malchow (March 2000)
Thompson Mann (July 1965)
David Marsh (April 2007)
Angel Martino (June 1994)
Barbara McAlister (August 1965)
Tim McDonnell (March 1976)
Dick McDonough (April 1962)
Kelly McCormick (October 1988)
Bobby McGregor (October 1968)
John Meaden (April 1967)
Karen Meras (October 1968)
Caren Metschuck (February 1982)
Ben Michaelson (June 2003)
Kathi Miller (May 1976)
Stella Mitchell (November 1963)
Jim Montgomery (August 1975)
Karen Moras (August 1970)
Martina Moravcova (May 1997)
Brian Morrison (December 1977)
Jay Mortenson (June 1987)
Karen Muir (February 1966)
Diana Munz (April 1999)
John Murphy (July 1974)
Whitney Myers (March 2007)

-N-
Keijiro Nakamura (April 2009)
Dawn Nakanishi (December 1969)
Rick Nesbit (April 1968)
Nick Nevid (February 1979)
New Trier High School (October 2007)
Pat Nitson (December 1976)
Mike Nyeholt (February 2006)
Lacey Nymeyer (March 2007)

-O-
Bill O'Brien (February 1978)
Mike O'Brien (August 1985)
Joel O'Connell (January 1968)
Susie O'Neill (June 1999)

-P-
Denis Pankratov (December 1996)
Tae Hwan Park (February 2007)
Sue Pedersen (August 1966)
Federica Pellegrini (December 2009)
Joan Pennington (November 1978)
Chip Peterson (October 2005)
Karen Plaistea (May 1963)
Cornelia Polit (February 1982)
Claudia Poll (July 1997)
Andrea Pollack (August 1978)
Alexander Popov (March 1994)
Cynthia Potter (January 1971)
Roy Pouliot (May 1965)
Ricardo Prado (June 1984)
Dennis Pursley (June 1989)

-Q-
Megan Quann (June 2000)
Richard Quick (January 1995)

-R-
Kane Radford (November 2009)
Nancy Ramey (August 1960)
RCP Tiburon (November 2008)
Brian Retterer (January 1992)
Steve Rerych (March 1966)
Al Rheem (March 1971)
Kim Rhodenbaugh (August 1982)
Mook Rhodenbaugh (August 1982)
Dick Richter (February 1985)
Samantha Riley (November 1995)
Shelly Ripple (March 2001)
Nancy Robertson (January 1972)
Peter Rocca (July 1980)
Murray Rose (September 1962)
Don Roth (October 1965)
Michael Rousseau (October 1968)
Keith Russell (January 1974)
Dick Rydze (January 1972)

-S-
Evgeni Sadovyi (December 1992)
D. Graham Smith (March 1979)
Annette Salmeen (February 1997)
Carmela Schmidt (February 1982)
Fred Schmidt (April 1965)
Lary Schulhof (September 1961)
Tripp Schwenk (September 1995)
Duncan Scott (January 1966)
Amy Shaw (April 1988)
Kathy Shipman (December 1973)
Dick Shoulberg (January 2007)
Corinne Showalter (June 2007)
Patty Simms (January 1968)
Jonty Skinner (October 1976)
Julia Smit (March 2010)
Rebecca Soni (February 2010)
Ron Spillane (August 1960)
Ron Squires (January 1963)
Austin Staab (August 2007)
Galina Stepanova (August 1971)
Andy Strenk (March 1971)
Chloe Sutton (November 2006)
Christina Swindle (July 2001)
Jill Symons (December 1975)

-T-
Elaine Tanner (October 1968)
Ulrike Tauber (January 1978)
Tea High School (August 2003)
Team USA (September 1971)
Techsuits (June 2008)
Christina Teuscher (October 1998)
Tammy Thomas (May 1983)
Kim Thorton (May 1963)
Peggy Tosdal (May 1974)
Kathy Treible (March 1982)
Tom Tretheway (April 1965)
Mike Troy (August 1960)
Jenny Turrall (February 1974)
Kim Tutt (April 1974)
Fred Tyler (February 1971)

-U-
UCLA Swimming (May 1982)
Bill Utley (April 1968)
U.S. Water Polo (January 2008)

-V-
Laura Val (April 2008)
Bobby Valerie (July 1960)
Peter Van den Hoogenband (December 2000)
Cameron Van der Burgh (January 2010)
Seth Van Neerden (October 1994)
Kiki Vandeweghe (December 1969)
Jesse Vassallo (June 1978)
Erik Vendt (March 2003)
Lynn Vidall (June 1972)
Brenda Villa (February 2009)
Matt Vogel (March 1977)

-W-
Ellen Wallace (May 1976)
Neil Walker (February 1998)
Sue Walsh (June 1980)
Dave Walters (March 2009)
Allison Wagner (February 1994)
Mark Warkentin (July 2008)
Ann Warner (August 1960)
Bernie Watson (January 1969)
Yang Wenyi (November 1993)
Adam Werth (May 1991)
Gabrielle Wetzko (November 1970)
Ben Wildman-Tobriner (November 2007)
Tom Wilkens (May 1998)
David Wilkie (March 1975)
Wendy Williams (July 1989)
Artur Wojdat (May 1988)
Tom Wolf (April 2005)
Carolyn Wood (August 1960)
Sippy Woodhead (August 1979)
Marcel Wouda (May 1993)
Wilton Y Wahoos (June 1988)
Wendy Wyland (August 1984)
Jenny Wylie (June 1972)
Sarah Wylie (June 1972)

-Y-
Shoko Yonezawa (April 2006)
Win Young (April 1967)

-Z-
Zac Zorn (April 1968)
Martin Zubero (July 1991)




Reaction Time Comments
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April 22, 2010 Sports Illstrated runs a feature weekly called "Online Cover Gallery" in which it features covers of prominent athletes from all sports that have run over SI's 56-year existence.

Recently they showed three covers of Michael Jordan, dating back to 1983, when he appeared for the first time after helping lead North Carolina to the NCAA Championship.

It also showed his final appearnce in 2001 when at the age of 41 he was playing for the Washington Wizards.

As I recall it said he was No. 1 all-time in terms of cover apearances with something like 47.

So Phelps has a ways to go before he reaches that milestone. -

However, since he says he's "definitely going through Rio in '16" he's got a shot!

Speaking of "The Great One," he hasn't competed since the end of March, when he set the AR in the 200 yard fly at that meet in Annapolis.

He was expected to swim in the follwoing weekend's Buckeye Grand Prix @ Ohio State bit never showed.

Hopefully he'll be @ Charlotte next month, which is the meet where he made his debut last year after serving that three-month USS suspension.
Submitted by: slickwillie32
May 2, 2010 So I guess John Kinsella actually made it on 6 times since his Feb. 69' cover was not included in his list of those with 5 cover shots. That guy was awesome to watch. What a machine. That whole Hinsdale Central team from the lat 60's, early 70's was incredible. I was a competitor and used to go to their meets just to watch the best.
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