Swimming World, NCAA Partner For Second Straight Year to Live Stream Division I Championship Meets

PHOENIX, Arizona, March 6. FOR the second year in a row, Swimming World Magazine and the NCAA have agreed to a video-streaming relationship in which SwimmingWorld.TV will stream both the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships live as well as provide highlight packages and on-demand race footage from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The women's championship will be held March 19-21, while the men's meet will take place March 26-28.

The live stream will be available at NCAA.com from Swimming World for all Thursday and Friday sessions, and prelims only Saturday, while on-demand footage will be available shortly after each race at SwimmingWorldMagazine.com's Event Landing Pages.

Saturday's streaming will be provided by ESPN360.

Women's Landing Page

Men's Landing Page

Additionally, Morning Swim Show host Peter Busch (women's meet) and Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis (men's meet) will be on hand to handle the post-race interviews.

"Swimming World is proud of its long tradition of covering college swimming and diving," Brent Rutemiller, publisher of Swimming World Magazine, said. "We look forward to working with Texas A&M to provide viewers at home and those at the event the best coverage of this exciting competition. We will be working with Daktronics to push video replays and highlights directly to the video board in real time during the event. We also need to thank the NCAA for allowing us to have this opportunity."

"The NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving Championships features some of the greatest athletes in their field showcasing their talent, while also providing a glimpse of potential future Olympians," Maisha Palmer, assistant director of NCAA Championships, said. "We are excited to say that for the second consecutive year, these displays will be web-streamed live for the world to view."

On top of the landmark live streaming of every heat and multiple highlight packages coming from both meets, Swimming World will provide various other coverage elements.

Race-by-Race Footage: Every swim, from the first heat of prelims to the final swim of the meet, will be provided at both SwimmingWorldMagazine.com and NCAA.com after each session.
Session-by-Session Recaps: Each session of both the men's and women's championship meets will have in-depth coverage found on SwimmingWorldMagazine.com.
The Morning Swim Show: The Morning Swim Show, Swimming World's daily news show, will appear live on location once during each meet.