Adam Sioui Pens Helpless At Sea

Adam Sioui Pens Helpless At Sea

Adam Sioui (shown on left) is a Canadian Olympian who swam the 100 and 200 butterfly and 4×200 freestyle relay at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games with a top finish of fifth. He is a two-time NCAA Champion and 19-time All American at the University of Florida. Sioui also won three bronze medals at the 2007 Pan American Games.

He currently is a feature writer for SwimNews and an aquatic director at a YMCA who recently wrote Helpless At Sea: Has FINA Changed Since Fran’s Death? for SwimNews here.

He begins his article, “As we watch the world’s best tennis players faint, cramp, hallucinate, and vomit from temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), swimming cannot forget that FINA has behaved the same way the Australian Open tennis organizers did…they blame the athletes…

Steven Munatones