Niels Jorgensen, who coached three Olympians (including two of his sons) in the 1980s and 1990s, has passed away. He was 80 years old. Jorgensen coached sons Dan and Lars onto the U.S.
The aquatic community lost many talented and wonderful people in 2017. Here is a swimming community memoriam with links and photos to obituaries posted this year. January 1952 Olympic bronze medalist
Don Harper, an Olympic silver medalist in three-meter springboard diving at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, has passed away. He was 85 years old. Harper was a native of Redwood City,
Katherine Szoke Domyan, a gold medalist in the women’s 100 free and 400 free relay at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, passed away in late October. She was 82
Terry Laughlin, who created the technique-focused swim training system known as “Total Immersion,” passed away Friday, Oct. 20, after complications with prostate cancer. Laughlin was 66 years old. Laughlin is
Swimming World has sadly learned that Bill Bell, long-time contributor and super-fan of swimming, recently passed away in Los Angeles. Bill worked for Swimming World Magazine in the late 1970s
It is with deep sadness that Swimming World has learned of the passing of Maureen “Mo” Rankin. In December of 2016 doctors discovered a tumor in her bladder. She underwent surgery and