Before We Were Winners, We Were All Beginners

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Several well-known American Olympic champions (Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky) appear in a Colle+McVoy commercial for USA Swimming. The voiceover is that of another 3-time [...]

Why Was Andrew Gemmell Initially Disqualified?

Post-race bedlam with Andrew Gemmell congratulating Ferry Weertman with Ous Mellouli and Brendan Casey meeting the race officials Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The crazy situation that started to unravel at the final turn [...]

Imagine That? What A Visionary Partnership

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We could not imagine that two differing organizations like the United States Lifesaving Association and USA Triathlon would team up in a visionary partnership. The United States Lifesaving Association [...]

The Doctor Will Make A House Call In Rio

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It was only a matter of time. Cecil Gordon M.D. (standing on boat in middle of 3 officials on left) has a professional demeanor and well-suited charisma for his [...]

Jay Thomas Reaches Olympian Heights

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 55 years ago, the swimming world was unknowingly given a gift. In 1960, Jay Thomas was born and has since donated thousands of his free time to officiating and [...]

Why Wilimovsky Should Win Golden Goggles

Photos courtesy of Giorgio Scala of Deepbluemedia. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. USA Swimming announced the nominees for its Golden Goggles Awards. The nominees included the long-time heroes of USA Swimming including Michael [...]

Golden Goggles…And The Nominees Are…

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. USA Swimming announced the nominees for its Golden Goggles Awards. The nominees included the usual heroes and heroines of USA Swimming: Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps, and Ryan [...]

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