Swimming History: Bill Ripol

Swimming History: Bill Ripol

LISTEN TO THE SWIMNERD SHOW ON… Apple Google Spotify Breaker Stitcher Pocket Casts In the second episode of, “The Swimnerd Show: Swimming History”, we speak with Bill Ripol, childhood friend and QDD teammate of Jeff Rouse. A former ACC Champion in the 400...
Reflections on Treading Water for 12 Hours

Reflections on Treading Water for 12 Hours

On Friday, September 21st, I treaded water for 12 straight hours in the Chesapeake Bay, beating my personal best by 2 hours. A BIG thank you to all the supporters of my Tread-A-Thon! I entered at 7 AM and exited at 7 PM. This year I invited special guests to come join...
Swimming History: Coach Don Regenbogen

Swimming History: Coach Don Regenbogen

Episode 1: Swimming History: Coach Don Regenbogen     LISTEN ON… Apple Google Spotify Breaker Stitcher Pocket Casts The first thing that came to my mind before reaching out to Coach Don Regenbogen was, “How the heck do I pronounce his last name?” It...
The Swimnerd Show: A Podcast

The Swimnerd Show: A Podcast

One thing that we have harped upon over the last 6 years is the lack of swimming history being presented to the youth of the sport. Ask your swimmers tomorrow who Jeff Rouse is. Let us know the answers you get on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram tomorrow. To promote...
World Champ Trials: 100 Free

World Champ Trials: 100 Free

World Champ Trials Day 1 – Wednesday, July 25, 2018 100 Free Women Simone Manuel is the greatest 100 Freestyle competitor of our lifetime. Olympic Champion. World Champion. NCAA Champion. She is one of the few swimmers in the world staring down 51. Probably not...