WATCH: Kate Douglass opens up about breaking legendary swim record at age 14

On Nov. 2, 14-year-old Kate Douglass did something that stunned the swimming world: She broke swim legend Dara Torres’s 13-14 national age group record in the 50-yard freestyle with a new time of 22.32, which the young swimmer set at the New York High School Section 1 Girls Championships. While that’s only milliseconds better than Torres’s old mark of 22.44, her record had...
Via Excelle Sports
22 days ago

Most successful U.S. Olympic teams ever

Most successful U.S. Olympic teams ever.
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps becomes first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics

The storied Olympic career of Michael Phelps officially opened up a new chapter on Wednesday night, when the swimmer qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. With his qualification, Phelps became the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics, according to the United States Olympic team’s Twitter. HE'S DONE IT ❗️❗️❗️@MichaelPhelps has qualified...
Via The Comeback
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Dara Torres back in Omaha, where her long swim career ended

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Dara Torres has no regrets about the way her swimming career ended. She was back in Omaha on Monday to promote the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials, which will be held at the CenturyLink Center for the third straight time. The five-time Olympian ended her competitive career in Omaha in the 2012 trials. At age 45 she finished fourth in the 50-meter freestyle and was...
Via Associated Press
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

SI’s Richard Deitsch Loses March Madness Bet To Dara Torres

Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch lost a March Madness bet to Gator great Dara Torres. Never bet against the Florida Gators.
Via Gamedayr
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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