College Swimming: Stuff I’m Thinking About

College Swimming: Stuff I’m Thinking About

One of the difficult things about being a swim nerd is the immense amount of results. Especially this time of year. So, in no particular order, here are a few things I noticed or thought over the last few days — most of it college swimming related.¬† There is...
FINA World Cup: Why so few Americans?

FINA World Cup: Why so few Americans?

Few countries are as dominant in a sport as the United States of America is in swimming. Just a year ago at the Rio Olympics we amassed 33 medals — 23 more than any other country. So why don’t we compete in the FINA World Cup — the only place where...
World Champ Trials: Day 4 Thoughts

World Champ Trials: Day 4 Thoughts

Events on Day 4 of World Champ Trials: 400 Free 100 Breast 100 Back A few thoughts… Ledecky and Leah Smith. They’ll be breaking 4 minutes together in Budapest. Opting not to swim the 1500, Clark Smith will be fresh for the 400 battle. This is a three way...