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SWIMMING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ryan Lochte ready to test rebuilt confidence at swim worlds

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Coming off the worst year of his career, Ryan Lochte has rebuilt his health and his psyche. He's eager to find out how the work he's put in stacks up against the rest of the world with a year to go until the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Lochte, along with fellow world record holders Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky, lead a veteran U.S. team into the swimming portion...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Franklin, Ledecky are workhorses of US swim team at worlds

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are the workhorses of the U.S. team at the world swimming championships. Four individual events in eight days for each of them and that's not including any relays, making them the busiest Americans in the water at Kazan Arena. The women are back on the world stage for the first time in two years, each having built formidable legacies...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Missy Franklin nominated for ESPY Award

Regis Jesuit graduate and US Olympian Missy Franklin has been nominated as a finalist to receive the 2015 ESPY Award in the Best Female College Athlete category. At the University of California, Berkeley Franklin won three NCAA individual titles including 200 individual medley, 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke. She broke her own record in the 200 freestyle and was also named the...
Via Mile High Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Try These 2 Insane TRX Core Exercises from Olympic Swimmer Cullen Jones

Tw0-time Olympian and two-time gold medalist swimmer Cullen Jones is gearing up for Rio in 2016, hoping to earn his first gold medal in his specialty event, the 50-Meter Freestyle. Jones
Via Stack
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps gets engaged to beauty queen girlfriend

Michael Phelps is officially off the market. The 18-time gold medalist swimmer announced on social media early Sunday morning that he and girlfriend Nicole Johnson had gotten engaged. “She said yes,” Phelps wrote on Twitter and Instagram as the caption for a photo of them together in the snow. Johnson seemed equally ecstatic, writing on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps' self-proclaimed girlfriend was born a man

A woman named Taylor Lianne Chandler claims she is dating Michael Phelps. This woman was once a man. Chandler, 41, recently revealed on Facebook that she was born David Roy Fitch before changing her sex during her teenage years. Chandler was put on testosterone blockers in her early teens and underwent surgery to get rid...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte shares glimpse of his 10,000-calorie meal

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte tweeted a picture Monday of his supposed 10,000 calorie meal.  And, it wasn’t weird at all.  I take that back.  It was all kinds of weird.  Back in 2008, fellow Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps’ monster caloric-intakes got crazy publicity.  He ate 8,000-10,000 calories a day. It appears Lochte is going for a massive amount of chicken, a tray of...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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