Back in 2013, when the ISL was so far fetched as to seem like the wildest of fantasies, we simply didn’t get to see the world’s greatest swimmers going at it head to head in team competition. A dramatic conclusion to the 2013 Duel in the Pool alerted us all to the posssibilities in this format.Continue Reading →
Sometimes an event comes along that just entirely captivates. In the case of the Swim4Leukaemia charity relay back in 2014, there was an added personal dimension and the sense of a higher purpose that also added additional meaning. So while it delivered on a purely swimming level with a world record for a 100x100m relay, it also delivered emotionally.Watch →
Britain doesn’t get many world swimming champions and has still fewer women who have climbed onto the top step of the podium. So when, at the 2009 World Championships, Gemma Spofforth achieved not only that but broke the world record as well, it was a momentous achievement.Continue Reading →
In this, the first of a set of podcasts looking back at some of the 20 moments picked to mark the 20th anniversary of Pullbuoy, David shares his recollections of a thrilling night in Athens, the greatest 1500m race in history.Listen →
We’re off to the Games of 2012 and 2016 for the second part of our Olympic journey as we look back at events in London and Rio. Sharron Davies is once again on board with Katie, Bob and Steve to share her recollections.
And for info on Paula the Crawler: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paula_Barila_Bolopa