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Q&A with the Oxford University Swimming Captains

Photo Courtesy: OUSCBy Giulia Filocca, Swimming World College Intern. Oxford University is often hailed for its reputable academics, distinguished professors, and quirky traditions. Yet few recognize its sheer dominance in the sporting arena, particularly when it comes to swimming. As...

2018 Canadian Pan Pac Trials Day 1: Taylor Ruck, Mackenzie Padington Open With Victories

Taylor Ruck. Photo Courtesy: Ian MacNicolThe Canadian Swimming Trials got under way on Wednesday in Edmonton, Alberta, with fast swims by many competitors, especially on the women’s side. Top swimmers in the country are vying for spots on the...

Aquatic Sports Schedule Still Undecided for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Photo Courtesy: The Japan TimesThe Tokyo 2020 organizing committees have been hard at work finalizing schedules for a total of 33 sports that will compete at the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but have not settled on a competition schedule...

Bowling Green Head Swim Coach Matthew Ense Arrested in Marijuana-Related Incident

Photo Courtesy: Bowling Green AthleticsAccording to The Blade, a daily newspaper in Toledo, Ohio, Bowling Green State University Head Swimming & Diving Coach Matthew Ense was charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors on July 16, 2018. He has since...

University of Chicago Swimming & Diving Adds Becky Benson to Coaching Staff

Photo Courtesy: Patrick Gorski; Chicago AthleticsCHICAGO – University of Chicago Head Swimming Coach Jason Weber announced the hiring of Becky Benson as Head Diving Coach and Assistant Director of Aquatics. UChicago Head Swimming Coach Jason Weber announced the hiring of...

2017 World Champion Gabriele Detti Out of European Championships

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA2017 World Champion in the 800 free Gabriele Detti announced on Instagram Tuesday that he was not going to be competing at the European Championships later this summer in Glasgow. Detti has had questions surrounding his health this...

Islamorada’s Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Open Water Swim Returns September 15th

Photo Courtesy: Andy NewmanUp to 400 solo and relay-team swimmers are expected to conquer the annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday, Sept. 15. The open-ocean endurance swimming challenge takes place in Atlantic waters off Islamorada and is officially sanctioned by...

After Reaching 7 Oceans, Cameron Bellamy To Swim Unprecedented 90K Around Barbados

Photo Contributed: Joseph Prezioso South African Cameron Bellamy has completed the Oceans Seven!  The final chapter was closed when Bellamy made it across the Tsuagru Strait of Japan in 11 hours and 7 minutes and 28 seconds on June 21,...

5 Strength Training Exercises to Improve Swimming Performance

Photo Courtesy: Swimming World ArchivesBy Kayla Riemensperger, Swimming World College Intern. Weight training is often a highly debated topic in the world of swimming. While there is no clear-cut right or wrong answer to whether or not weights are beneficial...

Scottsdale Wins, Dobler Collects Sixth Victory on Final Day in Mt. Hood

Photo Courtesy: Donna NelsonSpeedo Sectional Series is proudly sponsored by Speedo. Visit SpeedoUsa.com for more information on our sponsor.It was a fast fourth day of the 2018 Speedo Sectionals Series in Mt. Hood, Ore. Sixteen-year-old Kaitlyn Dobler won two...

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