Rob Butcher


Champion swimmer Rob Butcher is the executive director of U.S. Masters Swimming and the man responsible for helping to expand the base of this tremendous sport.

Masters swimming is open to any swimmer 18 and older. Rob and others say swimming is a sport for anyone at any age.

With more than 1,000 adult programs featuring coaches across the country, Rob says the organization caters to any ability, from former collegiate swimmers to novices.

Find out why Rob believes the physical and social components of masters swimming combine to make swimming one of the safest, most effective forms of exercise out there.

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Growing Bolder is a proud media partner of U.S. Masters Swimming, which provides organized workouts, competitions, clinics and workshops for adults aged 18 and over. Programs are open to all adult swimmers (fitness, triathlete, competitive, non-competitive) who are dedicated to improving their fitness through swimming. Click here for more information about how you can get into the pool!