• What It’s Like Swimming Around Alcatraz Island

    In this guest blog post, MySwimPro Ambassador Michelle Rogalski shares her experience swimming around Alcatraz, the famous prison in San Francisco, California during a global pandemic and a record-breaking wildfire season.  You could not see a thing. I inhaled a small whiff of smoke with every breath. Alcatraz only existed as a little black smudge […]

    October 19, 2020
  • How Silvia Solymosyová Reached 1 Million TikTok Followers Underwater Dancing! | The #AskASwimPro Show

    If you have made it to the swimming side of TikTok, you have likely seen one of Silvia Solymosyová’s videos. Under the username @sisa_solymosyova, she dances to music underwater, captivating audiences all over the world with her incredible artistic swimming skills. Based in Slovakia, 17-year-old Silvia is the first swimmer to reach 1 million followers […]

    October 13, 2020
  • Caeleb Dressel Shares Training Schedule & New Online Course | The #AskASwimPro Show

    On this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, we caught up with Team USA Olympian Caeleb Dressel. Caeleb is a 2-time Olympic medalist, world champion and world record holder who specializes in the 100 free and the 100 fly. He shared his training schedule and filled us in on his new online course, Piece by Piece […]

    September 8, 2020
  • British Marathon Swimmer Alice Dearing | The #AskASwimPro Show

    In this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, we chatted with Alice Dearing, one of Great Britain’s top marathon swimmers, having represented Team GB at numerous competitions, including three World Championships! Alice  is also a Co-Founder of the Black Swimming Association and is on a mission to promote inclusivity and diversity in swimming. Alice shared how […]

    August 25, 2020
  • Jamaican National Swimmer Michael Gunning | The #AskASwimPro Show

    On this episode of the #AskASwimPro Show, we chatted with Michael Gunning, a Jamaican national swimmer based in the United Kingdom. He specializes in the 200 Butterfly, and has his eyes set on the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo. We caught up with Michael during his 16th week out of the pool due to the COVID-19 […]

    July 28, 2020
  • Yusra Mardini, Syrian Olympic Refugee Swimmer | The #AskASwimPro Show

    On this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, Syrian swimmer and Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) Yusra Mardini shares how she is training during quarantine in Germany, her favorite dryland exercises, and an inspiring message for swimmers in the middle east and around the world.  Yusra was born in Syria, and moved to Germany as a refugee […]

    May 22, 2020
  • Sparking Joy While Being a Fish Out of Water

    In this guest blog, elite swimmer and MySwimPro Ambassador Julie Kamat shares how she has adjusted her training and her mindset due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and her advice for swimmers who feel like they have lost their identity now that they are out of the pool. The entire swimming community has come to an […]

    May 8, 2020
  • How Swimmers can be Mentally Strong in a Pandemic | Interview with Dr. Sean Sullivan

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we wanted to share tools to help swimmers stay positive while they are out of the pool. On this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, we talked with clinical psychologist Dr. Sean Sullivan about how athletes can incorporate mental training to improve their mindset and cope with quarantine and […]

    April 28, 2020
  • Jason Lezak | The #AskASwimPro Show

    On this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, we talked with 8-time Olympic medalist Jason Lezak! He shared how he and his family are coping with COVD-19, some of his favorite Olympic memories, and how the International Swim League is revolutionizing the swimming world.  Watch the Video Listen to the Podcast Putting Himself in Other Swimmers’ […]

    April 16, 2020
  • James Guy | The #AskASwimPro Show

    On this episode of The #AskASwimPro Show, we caught up with 2-time Olympic medalist James Guy. James, who represented Great Britain in the 2016 Olympic Games and has won numerous World Championship medals, shared what he’s doing to stay fit and focused on his goals while he’s unable to swim. Watch the Video Listen to […]

    April 14, 2020