After only two years, Katie Ledecky folded and closed her college career.
That does not mean she will stop studying at Stanford (and does not necessarily mean she will stop swimming at Stanford), it just means she will not swim anymore for Stanford in college competitions. Because Katie Ledecky is becoming a professional! In the two and a quarter years to Tokyo, Ledecky will have contracts of money and advertising, and will enjoy her swimming ability economically. And rightl
Check out this great article about the international women's day by myswimpro.com
In support of today’s International Women’s Day and the call to action to #PressForProgress, we want to commend women all over the world for their achievements they’ve made through swimming, and for pushing social change through sport. Female swimmers have a long history of breaking barriers and today, there are millions of female swimmers out there that are still trailblazing the sport of swi
What are the secrets behind Katie Ledecky’s dominance? At last year’s ASCA World Clinic, Coach Bruce Gemmell provided some insight of Katie Ledecky training.
The full presentation is available on the ASCA Website. One take home that’s hard to emphasize in print is how much attention was given to her semi final 3rd place finish in the 200m freestyle at World Championships last year. Though one of her rare losses, this race epitomizes the mental grit that separates her from ot
As a girl I was hyperactive, to say the least. I was in ballet class and I took piano lessons, but it was quite obvious that with my energies and my size this did not work (I grew to be 180 cm in height (5.11 feet) and, believe me, it's not easy to sync all parts of such a long body… ;).
So at the age of five I started swimming lessons, just like everyone else. I have to admit that it wasn't love at first sight, but then one year later at the age of six I finally learned ho
The American swimmer won, as expected, 400 freestyle women, while the equivalent of men was starring the Chinese Sun Young.
A lukewarm Sunday for the Israeli team at the championship 8 days of swimming pool greens were set off on Sunday for the World Swimming Championships in Budapest.
On the first evening, the world's best swimmer, Katie Ledecky, won her first gold medal in the 400 freestyle.
As expected, Ledecky did not get a shot from her rivals and ran to victory, tho
The arena pro swim series at Atlanta Georgia will start this Thursday. (the pool is known to many Israelis). Olympic champions such as Anthony Irwin, Adrian Nathan, Katie Ledecky , Lily King, Simon Manuel, Penny Olxiak, Ryan Murphy and Kurani Park Te Hao will participate in the four-day competition.
In addition, many swimmers from different countries, such as some German swimmers, Japanese swimmers, and others will participate. 4 Israelis appear in the contest entries - Era
Read the article published in the Washington Post By Dave Sheinin about the brilliant swimmer Katie Ledecky and what we can all learn from her. Link to the article>>> Katie Ledecky at the start of the 400-meter freestyle during the Arena Pro swim series meet in Mesa, Ariz. (image by: Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) #OlympicSwimmer #Rio2016 #KatieLedecky #USASwimming
Who is... Katie Ledecky | NBC Olympics Katie Ledecky, already a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, captured a combined nine gold medals at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships.
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