Other stories by Jessy Goodman

  • Wisconsin Implements VGB Act

    As the July 1 deadline for documentation of progress or compliance with the VGB Act approaches, Wisconsin has released its interpretation of the legislation, including some additional state requirements

  • Crypto Reported Overseas


  • Coach Accused of Sex Crimes

    The San Jose (Calif.) Aquatics swim club and its former coach, Andrew King, were named in a civil lawsuit filed by a 15-year-old girl and her father.

  • Two Swim Studies Released

    The National Federation of State High School Associations recently reported that swimming and diving were the fastest-growing high school sports for the 2008-09 academic year. The sports combined grew by 29,967 students for an 11.5 percent increase.

  • Pools Meeting Fiscal Goals

    Despite the recession and some unusually cold weather last summer, some public aquatics facilities had financially successful swim seasons.

  • Lawsuits Settled, More Pending

    2009 saw several aquatics-related lawsuits either introduced or resolved. A British Columbia, Canada man who was hit in the head with a pipe at the Cultus Lake Waterpark was awarded nearly $500,000. The injury occurred in 2003

  • Studies Point to Swimming Health Benefits

    Recent research by the European Journal of Applied Physiology suggests health benefits from swimming for post-menopausal women.

  • ISHOF Renovations One Step Closer

    Long-standing plans to redevelop the Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Aquatic Complex, which houses the International Swimming Hall of Fame, continue to take shape

  • USA Swimming Experiences Membership Boom in ’09

    Colorado Springs, Colo.-based USA Swimming has reported its largest single-year member increase since its inception

  • Olympic Aquatics Center Embroiled in Controversy

    As fervor from the 2008 Beijing Olympics died down, focus in the past year has turned to the future competition site: London’s new aquatics center for the 2012 summer games