RENO, Nev. — Meet Reese Adams. Her name means “enthusiasm flows” and it’s quite fitting. This little one works so hard on everything she does. Swim and ski are her things. She learns quickly and has surpassed her parents’ skills. Acknowledgments are due to her instructors at Silver Bear Swim, Sky Tavern Jr. Ski program, […]
Mariah Denigan, a Northern Kentucky teen, has experience on the USA Swimming national team. She worked incredibly hard for her goals and could be competing in the 2021 Olympics.
St. Xavier boys swimming has dominated the sport in Kentucky, winning a national record 56 state titles in its history. This year, the team extended its current state title streak to 32 years, tying another national record, and the Tigers aren’t looking to slow down anytime soon.
The Carmel High School girls swim team has won a record-setting number of state championships in a row and show no signs of slowing down.
Dayton Edwards is a rising senior at Anderson High School. The 17-year-old suffers from high-functioning autism, among other disorders, but has completely changed his life through swimming and has thrived since he has been in the pool at Anderson.
The Lander Valley Tigers, who have won 24 consecutive boys swimming state titles, have been built into one of the strongest programs in Wyoming despite being in a town of only 7,000 people, and they continue to fulfill huge expectations every winter.
Georgia has witnessed multiple Olympic-level swimmers come through the state. However, it may not have seen someone as elite as Jake Magahey just yet.
Tristan Zuyderwyk is a rising sophomore at Penn High School. He was a nationally ranked swimmer until his health would take a turn for the worst, derailing most of his freshman season. The teen persevered, though, and has made a remarkable comeback to the pool.
Wichita East’s Astrid Dirkzwager is a five-time individual state champion, with three of those titles coming in the 100-yard backstroke. The Georgia Tech-bound All-American didn’t get a chance to compete in what would’ve been her senior season after spring sports were canceled in Kansas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen’s journey from an Olympic gold medal swimmer to a paraplegic has led to her impact in the lives of children in wheelchairs.