"This is also the reason why Scottish Swimming is really on the up just now including the fact their men's team could probably beat the English men's team at present".
Despite the fact that he is only 25 James Hickman seems to have been around at the top of British swimming for a very long time, and indeed won his first senior national title almost 10 years ago. He really burst onto the world scene however with appearances in both butterfly finals at the Atlanta … Continue Reading→
There are few more imposing figures in British swimming than 6'4" fly swimmer Steve Parry. The former European Junior Champion has stepped up to become one of Britain's top senior swimmers with European Championship bronze medals for 200 fly both long and short course and a sixth place finish in the same event at last … Continue Reading→
James Parrack was one of Britains outstanding breastroke swimmers of the late 80's and early 90's. He represented Britain at the Seoul Olympics and England at the Auckland Commonwealth Games, where he won silver in the 100m breastroke, and still holds two masters world records (for 50 and 100 breastroke) in the 25-29 … Continue Reading→
Gary VanderMeulen is a former Olympic swimmer, and is now coach (and husband!) to Commonwealth Record Holder Alison Sheppard. He was a coach to the British Olympic Swimming Team and is currently coaching Alison towards the World Championships in Fukuoka later this year. Pullbuoy caught up with him to find out his views on … Continue Reading→