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Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Week in Swimming

Two swimmers at the 2017 British Swimming Championships
Watch video interviews with 30 swimmers, from Katie Ledecky to Nathan Adrian, from last week's arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa (Swimming World) But after this third event in the series, who leads in points? (Swim Swam)

Olympic medalists and parents, Matt Grevers and Dana Vollmer discuss why they won't give up competitive swimming. (AZ Republic)

Life hasn't been the same for swimmer Mallory Comerford since she tied Katie Ledecky in the 200-yard freestyle last month. (ESPN)

Why should the Olympics add mixed relay swimming? This writer has six reasons. (For the Win)

The Longest Swim, across the Pacific Ocean from Tokyo to San Francisco, now has its own Kickstarter page. Meet Ben Lecomte, the swimmer who's attempting it. (Red Bull)

Sixteen-year-old Rikako Ikee became the first woman to win five titles at Japan's national swimming championships. (Japan Times)

As a teen, she stopped swimming due to body image worries. More than a decade later, she's fallen back in love with swimming and with her body! (BuzzFeed)

Get inspired by this 82-year-old asthmatic swimmer who's headed to the World Master Games. (Times of India)

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