More stories about Swimming

  • Dr. Tom Lachocki

    As CEO of the National Swimming Pool Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colo., Dr. Tom Lachocki would qualify as an industry notable due to his position alone.

  • D. Scot Hunsaker

    He follows in the wake of his notable father Joe Hunsaker, who built on a collegiate swim career to establish a regional pool management company and then the aquatic design firm Counsilman-Hunsaker.

  • Dr. Jane Katz

    Native New Yorker Dr. Jane Katz learned to swim at the insistence of her father, who prized water safety after nearly drowning himself.

  • Greg Louganis

    Twenty-five years ago at the Seoul Olympics, diver Greg Louganis hit his head on the diving board, sustained a concussion ... and went on to win the gold. It’s that kind of fierce competitive spirit that fueled his swimming career, producing an impressive total of 17 gold medals — Olympics (four);...

  • Janet Evans

    Her 2012 Olympic comeback was unsuccessful — she failed to get beyond the Olympic Trials preliminaries in either the 400-meter or 800-meter distances — but distance swimmer Janet Evans still shines like her four golden medals.

  • Johnny Johnson

    If you want an Olympic swimmer in the family, try enrolling your child in Johnny Johnson's Blue Buoy Swim School in Tustin, Calif.

  • Deadly ‘Fun’

    When I was a young boy I repeatedly heard warnings from my mother, such as “Look both ways before crossing the street” and “Don’t get in a car with a stranger.

  • Olympic Promos Strike Gold

    USA Swimming reports initial success with its SwimToday campaign, launched in May to promote swimming and build on Olympic-inspired interest.

  • Will MAHC Kill Competitive Swimming?

    Concern has arisen over a provision in one section of the Model Aquatic Health Code that’s now up for public comment.

  • Researchers’ Crystal Ball Indicates Olympic Anomaly

    There were an impressive number of record-breaking performances at the London Olympic Games, but researchers say that was something of an anomaly.