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Simone and Mehdy Win at FINA World Championships

Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Manuel and Olympic Silver Medalist Mehdy Metella of France are turning in excellent performances at this weeks FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.On Day one, Simone won Gold with three teammates in the 100 free relay. She swam anchor and had...

Simone Manuel and Lia Neal win again!

Simone Manuel won first place in the 50 freestyle at last weekend's U.S. Swimming Nationals. The competition, held in Indianapolis IN in a 50 meter pool, also serves as trials for World Championships to be held in Budapest later this month.  Simone's win with a...

Simone Manuel Makes History and Inspires Black Swimmers

If you're wondering who is dominating the world of swimming, you can stop.  Simone Manuel is breaking records all over the place, and she's just getting started.  More importantly, she is blazing a trail for many young Black swimmers who want to be just like...

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown Holly Spears

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Holly Spears

This month the U.S. Olympic Swim team will make history when two African American women compete on the team for the first time. For our 9th day of the Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown, we highlight another African American woman who excels in the sport of...

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – The Black Line

We are just six days away from the 2016 Olympic swimming events! Over the past week Black Kids Swim has highlighted talented Black swimmers who may earn the chance to represent the United States on a future Olympic swim team. This year, there are three African...

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Jasmine, Eden & Rayven

[caption id="attachment_1781" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eden Smith (Left) and Jasmine Barry (Right)[/caption]Before Olympic Trials, swimmers work for years to develop their technique, build strength and drop times. Typically, young swimmers begin this journey in summer swim leagues and year round swim clubs. For the 5th day...

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown - Natalie Hinds

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Natalie Hinds

Natalie Hinds, from Midland, Texas, swims for the University of Florida Gators and is a multi-time All-American sprinter with over 15 All-America honors. She recently swam in the U.S. Olympic trials in 3 of her favorite events; 50 free, 100 free and the 100 butterfly....

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown - Natalie Hinds

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Cason Wilburn

[caption id="attachment_1769" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cason Wilburn and his father at the National Black Heritage Championship Swim meet in 2016. Cason was the high point earner in his age group.[/caption]The 2016 Olympics are already making history. This year three African Americans have earned spots on the...

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown - Reece Whitley

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Reece Whitley

[caption id="attachment_1305" align="alignleft" width="194"] Reece Whitley Sports Illustrated Kid of the Year[/caption]We are less than two weeks away from the swimming events of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. This year three African Americans have earned spots on the U.S. Olypmic swim team; and for the first...

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown - Justin Lynch

Black Kids Swim Olympic Countdown – Justin Lynch

We are less than two weeks away from the swimming events of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. This year three African Americans have earned spots on the U.S. Olypmic swim team; and for the first time in history there are two African American women on the...

2016 us olympic swim team

African Americans on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team

This year THREE African Americans made history by earning spots on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team. A team that is historically predominantly white - reflecting the sport of competitive swimming.[caption id="attachment_1748" align="alignright" width="185"] Lia Neal (Left) two-time Olympian. Simone Manuel (Right) first-time Olympian[/caption]Anthony Irvin, Simone Manuel,...

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