All News

Recent

Read more0

Dean Farris to Return to Harvard This Fall After Olympic Redshirt

Harvard's Dean Farris will be back in Cambridge this fall after taking an Olympic redshirt year that was disrupted by the COVID-19 cancellations. Farris, who was training down in Austin, Texas this past season under legendary coach Eddie Reese, will be swimming for Harvard this coming season in what...

Read more20

Why Do Swimmers Do That? Specific Swimmer Habits Explained

There’s probably been several times where you’ve asked yourself “why are swimmers doing that?” I know that I’ve heard my family and even random people out in restaurants asking questions about the things swimmers do at the pool. So let’s clear some things up! Why wear goggles under the swim cap? Eve...

Read more0

Who May Benefit From Postponement of the Olympic Games? (Part II)

Who could really benefit from the Olympic Games postponement to 2021? When the Olympic Games got pushed back a year, there was a huge sigh of relief for many athletes who were struggling to find adequate training locations to be at their best this year. So with the Games moved to 2021, that provides...

Read more7

7 Familiar Reasons Why Swimmers Leave the Sport

Swimmers are renowned for their dedication to their sport. We train long hours at ridiculous times and spend all day at meets only to spend a few minutes actually racing in the pool. However, all swimmers reach a point in their careers when they question why they're still doing it. Although many rel...

Read more4

The 3 World Records Not Going Away Anytime Soon (Video)

World Record Untouchables As the sport sits in competitive limbo, the day when racing will resume is nothing more than a guessing game. Will athletes chase times again in the fall? Could racing be further down the road? The lack of clarity is frustrating, a powerful virus calling the shots. At some ...

Read more0

Matt Grevers Wins ESPN Peloton Show Over NBA Player Gordon Hayward

Even with no swim meets going on, Matt Grevers was still competing - and winning. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the 100 backstroke participated in ESPN's Peloton Show on Saturday against other professional athletes including basketball player Gordon Hayward and golfer Rory McIlroy. Grevers won t...

Read more0

How Many Clubs Are Active? World Swim Status Report Tracking Numbers

An effort to map the effect of COVID-19 lockdowns on swimming around the world is underway via the World Swim Status Report. The effort, launched by trainingstudy.com, asks swim clubs at various levels of the sport to report how affected they have been by the pandemic restrictions via a two-minute o...

Read more0

Which Athletes Might Benefit From the Olympics Postponement?

Who could really benefit from the Olympic Games postponement to 2021? When the Olympic Games got pushed back a year, there was a huge sigh of relief for many athletes who were struggling to find adequate training locations to be at their best this year. So with the Games moved to 2021, that leaves a...