Alec Scott (Author)

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How Clark Smith Became a Distance Phenom

By Alec Scott, Swimming World College Intern Over the last two years, Clark Smith has established himself as one of the premier distance freestylers in the country, but it didn’t start

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Don’t Call it a Taper

By Alec Scott, Swimming World College Intern “When people think of the word taper, they think of everything under the sun,” Arizona State Associate Head Coach Ryan Mallam said. Think

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Leah Smith Is In Elite Company

By Alec Scott, Swimming World College Intern The rise of Katie Ledecky into possibly the most dominant female swimmer of all time has redefined distance swimming. During which time Leah

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Thank Your Support System

By Alec Scott, Swimming World College Intern. I have been fortunate enough to swim for some great coaches with years of experience in the sport. But even with all of

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Mary T. Meagher Was Way Before Her Time

By Alec Scott, Swimming World College Intern In light of Katie Ledecky’s recent jaw-dropping performances, I decided to write about the last athlete to have that kind of success and