Ryan Lochte goes all out with grueling triple

OMAHA – A handful of weeks ago, Ryan Lochte and his coach thought up a pretty crazy idea. Lochte could swim three extremely physically demanding races in one night with multiple Olympic berths on the line – if everything went according to plan. And it did. Lochte qualified for both the 200-meter backstroke and the […]

Ryan Lochte: A new legacy

Alexis Footman Fresno Sports Examiner 13 years after 14-year-old Ryan Lochte lost at the Junior Olympics, he has become one of the world’s best swimmers competing in both national and international competitions every year. Now 27-years-old Lochte has won six Olympic medals (three gold, two silver, one bronze). He currently holds the world record for […]

Ryan Lochte beats swim superstar Michael Phelps again

Ryan Lochte again got the better of Michael Phelps on Tuesday, but said his real 200m freestyle test against the 14-time Olympic gold medalist was yet to come at the US Olympic swimming trials. Lochte edged Phelps by two-hundredths of a second in the semi-finals of the 200m free, which Phelps won four years ago […]

Ryan Lochte beats Michael Phelps in 400 IM

OMAHA – The Greeks, who gave us the Olympics, knew a thing or two about heroes. They’re great when they’re unbeatable, like Michael Phelps in Beijing, but also great when proven mortal, like Phelps on Monday night. Ryan Lochte, the man Phelps used to leave in his wake, won the 400-meter individual medley at the […]