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Sierra Schmidt to be Part of NBC Show ‘Dancing With Myself’

Sierra Schmidt to be Part of NBC Show ‘Dancing With Myself’ Swimmer Sierra Schmidt revealed Wednesday that she has been cast as a contestant on the new NBC dancing show, ‘Dancing with Myself.’ Schmidt made the announcement on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sierra ...

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U.S Men’s Relays Look Strong for World Championships

U.S Men’s Relays Look Strong for World Championships Last year, the two U.S. men’s relays captured Olympic gold medals, with the 400 freestyle relay squad pulling away to win by more than a second before the 400 medley relay quartet capped off the Games by breaking a 12-year-old world record. But in...

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9 Test Sets Swimmers Love or Hate: Which is Your Favorite?

9 Test Sets Swimmers Love or Hate: Which is Your Nightmare? It’s no secret that the swimming community holds an incredible diversity of talent – sprinters and distance swimmers, IMers and freestylers, backstrokers and breaststrokers. It’s also no secret that tensions between these groups can sometim...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Bowe Becker Announces Retirement

Olympic Gold Medalist Bowe Becker Announces Retirement Bowe Becker, an Olympic gold medalist from the 400 freestyle relay in Tokyo, announced his retirement from the sport on Wednesday. Becker made the announcement on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bowe Becker (@b...

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Passages: Dick Fadgen, NCAA Champion and Long-Time Swim Coach, 86

Passages: Dick Fadgen, NCAA Champion and Long-Time Swim Coach, 86 Richard Dennis “Dick” Fadgen, an NCAA champion and American record-holder before a long coaching career, died on May 7 at age 86. Born in Rhode Island, Fadgen made a long career in the South, as a distinguished swimmer at NC State, th...

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How the U.S. Women’s Relays Stack Up for World Championships

How the U.S. Women’s Relays Stack Up for World Championships Following the U.S. International Team Trials, the U.S. women are set up to win a lot of medals at the FINA World Championships next month in Budapest. Consider this list of swimmers: Katie Ledecky, Lilly King, Kate Douglass, Claire Curzan,...

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Olympians Honored by President Biden at White House

Nearly 600 U.S. Olympians and Paralympians were honored at the White House by President Joe Biden on Wednesday. Katie Ledecky, Natalie Hinds, Allison Schmitt, Lilly King, Michael Andrew and several swimmers were among the group of athletes on the south lawn of the White House. “Quick trip to my home...

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Katie Ledecky Not Swimming 200 Freestyle at World Championships

Katie Ledecky Not Swimming 200 Freestyle at World Championships At last week's U.S. International Team Trials in Greensboro, N.C., Katie Ledecky posted four dominant victories. She swam her fastest time in four years in the 800 freestyle, and then she added first-place results in the 200 free, 400 f...

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‘My Body is Done’: Caeleb Dressel Opens Up on Tokyo Struggles

‘My Body is Done’: Caeleb Dressel Opens Up on Tokyo Struggles As one of the American stars of the Tokyo Olympics, Caeleb Dressel lived under a microscope. The pressure of expectations – his own high hopes and the external ones lumped upon him –weighed heavily upon the American sprinter. The five-tim...