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...