Since she was seven, Sophie Long’s best times in the pool have been an inextricable part of her identity. This is about to change over the next week for the native of Cleethorpes, UK as she will step away from competitive swimming after the National Championships, running through Friday in Greensboro, N.C.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – With 23-year-old Isaac Bouckley lined up to his right in lane one, 32-year-old Benoit Huot could see some of himself. Flashback to 2000 and Huot was in a similar situation – the young kid lined up with one of Canada’s best para-swimmers. “I remember a swimmer, Phillipe Gagnon, and it […]