Tag: Ryan Lochte

#stopolympics Picks Up The Pace

#stopolympics Picks Up The Pace Courtesy of USA Swimming, Colorado Springs, Colorado. When U.S. President Trump called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week Friday, senior Japanese government spokesman Naoki Okada said, “The prime minister said firmly that he wanted to win the battle with coronavirus and make this summer’s Olympics a

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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 Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Both men who are nominated for the Golden Goggle Male Race of the Year and Male

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Ryan Lochte To Stay On His Stomach

Images courtesy of Universal Sports in Kazan, Russia. Olympic champion Ryan Lochte can still do his thing in the open water, but his old body surfing technique in the pool was ruled illegal by FINA. During his 200m individual medley gold medal performance at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Lochte went on his back and side to gain some

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Ryan Lochte Mimics Great Bodysurfers

Images courtesy of Universal Sports in Kazan, Russia. Controversy was stirred up and then quietly diffused when Ryan Lochte used an old body surfing technique during his 200m individual medley gold medal performance at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. As body surfers have done for generations and a handful of veteran ocean swimmers with

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400 Just For Kicks And Time

It is often said that the fastest swimmers also have the fastest kicks. It has been largely true since the days of Duke Kahanamoku and continues on to the era of Natalie Coughlin and Ryan Lochte. Greta Andersen and Penny Dean kicked hard during their marathon swims. There was no let-up with these women. Similarly, Chris Stevenson, a 48-year-old world

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Outstanding Swimming TV Commercials

With the London Olympics in full swing, swimmers are out in the public eye. And the advertising industry showcases these aquatic heroes in a number of outstanding TV commercials: (1) Lewis Pugh on Investec Ice Swimmer (2) Ryan Lochte on Warming Up (3) Japanese Divers (4) Michael Phelps in The Difference (5) Michael Phelps in Power To Push (6)

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