CW Wins the Charlotte Ultra-Swim Grand Prix

CW has won the the 2010 Charlotte Ultra-Swim Grand Prix.  Check out the action below and go C-Dub!!  Congrats to all the swimmers.

Universal Sports will be broadcasting the Charlotte Ultraswim LIVE on TV and LIVE on-line with re-airs, on demand coverage, and highlights included. This may be one of the best line-ups of 2010.  Many CW Elite Team members are competing including Peter Vanderkaay.  Other competing include: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte,  Aaron Peirsol, Natalie Coughlin, Rebecca Soni, Cloe Sutton, Eric Shanteau, , and many more top notch Olympians.  Check out the meet psyche sheet here: http://charlotteultraswim.com/pdf/psych.pdf

You can also follow the meet here:  http://charlotteultraswim.com/results.html

There will be a paywall up for the on-line broadcast which will be $.99 for each day of the event and $2.99 for all 3 days.  Make sure you have Universal Sports up on your TV.  The link to check is below.  

 Swim Channel: www.universalsports.com/swimming     


Universal Sports on TV: http://www.universalsports.tv/Universal_Sports_on_TV.html


LOS ANGELES – May 12, 2010 – Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in U.S. history with 14 gold medals and 16 total medals, headlines the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix, May 14 – 16, LIVE on Universal Sports.  U.S. Olympians Ryan Lochte, Natalie Coughlin, Aaron Piersol, Cullen Jones, Peter Vanderkaay and Amanda Weir join Phelps at the sixth stop on the eight-meet USA Swimming Grand Prix series. Universal Sports live coverage of the event from Charlotte , NC , starts at 6 p.m. ET on Friday, May 14, and continues through Sunday, May 16, with a re-air each evening.  For times and channel listings in your area, please go to UniversalSports.com. 

Over the past 26 years, the Charlotte Grand Prix has hosted more than 10,000 athletes, including more than 130 Olympians, more than 50 Olympic Gold Medalists, and was the home of a World Record in 2000. This year, t he field will also feature National Champions, collegiate athletes and standouts from the high school level. Swimmers will be competing for $50,000 in cash prizes, a points-based system for competitors in the ‘A’ level events. 


Three-time Olympic gold medalist and NBC Sports Olympic swimming analyst Rowdy Gaines will provide commentary for the event alongside play-by-play announcer Ted Robinson.


Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix LIVE Television Coverage on Universal Sports





Friday, May 14, 2010

6:00 – 8:00 pm ET

200m Freestyle (Phelps), 100m Breaststroke, 100m Butterfly (Phelps), 400m Individual Medley, 400m Freestyle Relay


Saturday, May 15, 2010

6:00 – 8:00 pm ET

200m Butterfly, 50m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke (Phelps), 200m Breaststroke, 400m Freestyle, 400m Medley Relay


Sunday, May 16, 2010

6:00 – 8:00 pm ET

1500m Freestyle, 800m Freestyle, 200m Individual Medley, 200m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle




UniversalSports.com will offer the ultimate online experience for swimming fans: live race coverage, beginning at 6 p.m. ET, for $0.99 a day that will include athlete profiles, race previews, highlights, photos and recaps.  M ore information is available at UniversalSports.com/swimming.