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8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag

8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag I am sure many people are familiar with the TikTok trend where individuals share their significant other’s “beige flags.” For those who are unaware of the humorous trend, a beige flag is something that somebody does that makes others t...

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Marathon Star Des Linden Joins Unfiltered Waters Podcast

Marathon Star Des Linden Joins Unfiltered Waters Podcast When Katie Hoff and Missy Franklin launched their Unfiltered Waters Podcast, their efforts were obviously going to feature some of the biggest names in the sport of swimming. But the hosts alos promised to highlight the stories of other at...

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Friday FunDay: 13 Weird Objects That Have Been Found in the Pool

13 Weird Objects That Have Been Found in the Pool Picture this: you're swimming along during practice minding your own business when suddenly, you become entangled in a web of an unidentified object floating by. You have no idea where it came from and thrash around trying to free yourself ...

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The 7 Sins of Swimming

The 7 Sins of Swimming (From the Archive - Originally Published 2017) By Chandler Brandes There is no such thing as a perfect swimmer. As swimmers, we sometimes (although rarely) make mistakes. We may DQ, forget our heat and lane, or even accidentally-on-purpose rip our cap at the exact moment a har...

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Shogun TV Series Missed the Mark With Dramatic Swimming Scene

Shogun TV Series Missed the Mark With Dramatic Swimming Scene By Todd Balf, Guest Contributor At the close of Shogun’s Episode 3, the early 17-century English sailor John Blackthorne emerges on the ship’s rail alongside his captor, Japanese regent Lord Yoshii Toranaga. Blackthorne, buff and brawny, ...

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What Makes a GREAT Coach? An Athlete and Coach Perspective

What Makes a GREAT Coach? An Athlete and Coach Perspective The best coaches are people who are influential, motivational, supportive, caring, positive and willing to help their athletes. Many mentors might display some of these qualities, but it takes someone special to represent them all. Great coa...

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Gutter Talk: What Has Your Previous Olympic Experience Taught You?

Gutter Talk: What Has Your Previous Olympic Experience Taught You? Because it only comes along every four years, the Olympic experience is unique. For those who have the opportunity to compete in a second Olympiad, the experience gained during that initial trip can be highly beneficial. In this edit...