Dana Vollmer clinches Women’s 100m butterfly gold – 2013 Arena Grand Prix Dana Vollmer of California-PC clinched gold medal of the Women’s 100m butterfly on day one of the 2013 Arena Grand Prix in Colorado, USA, on Thursday, February...Show More Summary
By Chrissa Hardy for HelloGiggles.com Dana Vollmer spent her summer training for London Olympic Games, competing in London and celebrating her gold-medal-winning, record-breaking time in London. Would any of these things have happened, had she not discovered her gluten allergy in the spring of 2011? She’s not so sure. After years of daily stomach aches [...]
Swimmers shine at the 2012 London Olympic Games – Part 2 After the scintillating form of Dana Vollmer in the semi-finals of Women’s 100m butterfly, Men’s 400m freestyle became the centre of attention for everyone. The 400m swim was third event of the first night and featured strong competition between Sun Yang, Park Taehwan, and Peter Vanderkaay. Show More Summary
Now that we're all inspired by the swims - and, yes, the abs - of Dana Vollmer, Michael Phelps, and Missy Franklin, it's time to jump into the pool and get your swim on! With a busy schedule and scattered recreational swim hours, it can be hard to fit in a pool workout. Show More Summary
U.S. swimmer Dana Vollmer’s record-setting performance in London in the 100-meter butterfly is sure to be a model for aspiring Olympians. Vollmer’s edge in butterfly competition comes from her uncanny ability to closely mimic the underwater undulation and kick of nature’s greatest swimmer—the dolphin. The 24-year-old Syracuse, N.Y., native worked with a team of motion-capture [...]
LONDON — As if 22 medal ceremonies over the last three Olympics weren’t enough, Michael Phelps was summoned back to the pool deck for one more accolade. This time, he received a trophy rather than a medal, an award that … Continue reading ?
Team USA set a new Olympic record in blowing away the field in the 2012 Olympic Games 4×100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre Saturday night. Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni and Missy Franklin combined for a time of 3:52.05, breaking the old Olympic mark of 3:52.69 set by Australia four years ago in [...]
The U.S. Women’s Swimming Team – Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Shannon Vreeland, and Missy Franklin – show off their gold medals after winning the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay on Day 5 of the 2012 Summer Olympics on Wednesday (August 1) at the Aquatics Centre in London, England. The ladies finished the relay in 7:42.92, which [...]
LONDON — Allison Schmitt pushed the United States in front in the anchor leg to win the 4×200-meter freestyle relay at the London Olympics on Wednesday. The Americans clocked an Olympic-record 7 minutes, 42.92 seconds. Australia led by a half-second … Continue reading ?
Allison Schmitt of the United States continued the women's swim team dominance in setting an Olympic record Tuesday in the 200-meter freestyle event. Schmitt handily took home the gold medal in the process, joining Dana Vollmer and Missy...Show More Summary
A number of gluten free athletes is growing at a rapid rate and has become increasingly evident with the onset of the Olympics. Athletes such as tennis star Novak Djokovic simmer,Dana Vollmer, track stars Jenn Suhr and Nate Brannen and track and long distance runner Amy Begley are among the many Olympic athletes that follow gluten free [...]
Before 1972, female athletes practically didn’t exist beyond high school. Not only were women unable to participate in college sports because of their gender, there simply weren’t teams and programs in place for them to sign up for. But that all changed with Title IX. The Title IX legislation was a portion of the Education [...]
One of the most compelling aspects of the swimmer Dana Vollmer's story is that she overcame not only athletic stumbles but also a potentially deadly heart condition.
Source: The Polished Mommy Trying to get good looks at the stylin’ manis and pedis on the female athletes at the 2012 Olympics in London is like a sport in and of itself! One minute I’m rooting for Dana Vollmer to break the world record in the 100-meter butterfly, next minute I’m screaming “Pan down! [...]
U.S. swimmer Dana Vollmer made history this week when she won Olympic gold in the 100-meter butterfly and set a new world record with a time of 55.98 seconds. While this achievement was a huge breakthrough for the swimmer, it wouldn’t have been possible without a major diet modification she made just last year: Going gluten free. [...]
U.S. swimmer Dana Vollmer set a world record ( 55.98 seconds) Sunday en route to a gold medal in the women's 100-meter butterfly. So how did Vollmer prepare for such an unbelievable performance? Well... My fav meal still- rice w/almonds,...Show More Summary
The second day of the London 2012 Olympics was filled with more teeth-clenching and heart-wrenching moments than last night’s episode
Dana Vollmer didn’t even qualify for the last Summer Olympics in Beijing and now she’s the queen of the London Games.
Dana Vollmer breaks world record of Women’s 100m butterfly – 2012 London Olympic Games American butterfly specialist, Dana Vollmer broke the world record of the Women’s 100m butterfly on second day of the swimming events at the 2012Show More Summary
BY KATE HAIROPOULOS LONDON — Dana Vollmer finished a blistering final 50 meters of the 100 butterfly Sunday, smacked the wall, ditched her goggles and squinted at the clock. It took a moment to find it, then to sink in. … Continue reading ?