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Tag: Katie Ledecky

Tension between FINA and International Swimming League

(Photo courtesy of Peter H. Bick / Swimming World Magazine.) Swimming is one of the most common recreational sports in the world. Yet, the sport fades from the television channels in between Olympics, and only the most successful professional swimmers earn a living wage from competition earnings or endorsements.  For years, FINA, the international swimming […]

Stanford goes third straight at NCAA Division I swimming and diving championships

Photo by Jack Spitser / Spitser Photography / NCAA. It’s one of the fastest swim meets of the year, where impressive feats of speed often call for the history books to be re-written when the lights come down. However, this is not a competition between professionals swimmers, but for college kids. Many putting down the […]