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Sydney Flashback: Misty Hyman and Her Epic Olympic Upset (Video)

Sydney Flashback: Misty Hyman and Her Epic Olympic Upset (Video) Twenty-one years later, we take a look at Misty Hyman's epic upset of Susie O'Neill in the final of the 200-meter butterfly at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. Rare are the Olympic events that are considered locks. While favorites eme...

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The Three Most-Dominant NCAA Male Swimmers Of Recent Years

The Three Most-Dominant NCAA Male Swimmers Of Recent Years The last 10 years in NCAA swimming have changed the sport tremendously. In the last decade, there have been a plethora of athletes who have made their mark individually on the sport. This article will focus on males, specifically. When think...

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Being a Transgender Athlete in the Swimming World

Being a Transgender Athlete in the Swimming World By Tara Draper - Swimming World College Intern Recently, I had a friend - who is not an athlete - come out as transgender. She has had many battles regarding her identity and has slowly started transitioning. Her transition led me to t...

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Respect For the Olympic Games Distance Double of Bobby Finke

Bobby Finke raced to the wall. Putting together a sprinter’s final 50, he surged ahead of the field and made history. With a time of 7:41.87, the U.S. swimmer became the first man ever to win Olympic gold in the 800 meter freestyle, an event added this year at the Tokyo Olympic Games. It was a stunn...

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Toronto Titans’ Summer McIntosh Leaves ISL for Return to Canada

Toronto Titans’ Summer McIntosh Leaves ISL for Return to Canada The downside of being a 15-year-old swimming prodigy is that occasionally school gets in the way. Summer McIntosh announced on Instagram this week that she is heading back home to restart school after an outstanding start to the ISL sea...