Ryan Cochrane continues to set bar for Canadian swimming

Ryan Cochrane wants Canadians to aim higher. The 26-year-old has been Canada’s only swimmer to medal at the past two Olympic Games, winning a bronze at Beijing, then a silver at London, both in the 1,500 metre freestyle. He hopes his success can inspire his fellow teammates to reach for the podium, and not be […]

Vets and youth pepper 2015 national swim team

A mix of veterans and rookies are featured in the 2015 national swim team announced last Saturday night at the end of the trials in Toronto. Both the squad for the Pan Am Games in July and the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, in August  were revealed. On the women’s side, the 17-year-old duo […]

Cochrane has lots of room for improvement headed for major meets

Ryan Cochrane added another national 1,500 metre title to his resume at the 2015 Team Canada Trials on Saturday night in Toronto. Now it’s time to get faster. The Olympian qualified for the Pan Am Games and the World Championships on Friday in the 400m freestyle, but the 1,500m is his specialty. And the 15:01.41 […]

Cochrane wins gold, Bagshaw keeps pace in 400m freestyle

Ryan Cochrane won gold and Jeremy Bagshaw posted his personal best time to take silver in the men’s 400 metre freestyle at the Canadian Swimming Trials on Friday in Toronto. Bagshaw’s 3:49.76 kept pace with the gold medal winner throughout the race, but was unable to catch Cochrane, who posted a time of 3:47.50. Both […]