TYR Pro Swim Series: 3 Reasons to Watch

TYR Pro Swim Series: 3 Reasons to Watch

TYR Pro Swim Series Tomorrow is the beginning of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series, one of the few meets in which professional swimmers can line their pockets with a little cheddar. All individual Olympic events (minus the 50 Free): $1,000- 1st place $600- 2nd place $200-...
Our Favorite Tweets of 2017

Our Favorite Tweets of 2017

Swimnerd’s Favorite Tweets of 2017 #5 Chas Morton’s 2 IM NAG just went down. @ders808 pic.twitter.com/V2DbIZEHAy — swimnerd (@SwimNerds) April 7, 2017 In April, Joshua Zuchowski broke Chas Morton’s 200 IM NAG from 1984. Chas is such a legendary age...
Want better air quality in pools? Shower before practice.

Want better air quality in pools? Shower before practice.

Is there any better feeling than mowing the lawn on a scorching hot day and then dive bombing into a cool, crisp swimming pool? Or, perhaps after an hour of drylands? It’s awesome. But, it is not awesome for your swimming pool.  There’s been plenty of talk...
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...