Monthly Archives: May 2012

Adrian competing in Santa Clara Grand Prix

Bremerton Olympian Nathan Adrian will compete in the Santa Clara Grand Prix Friday.

Adrian is in the middle of his training for the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. He will only swim in the morning preliminaries at 9 a.m. in the 100-meter freestyle. The meet continues thru Sunday and will be shown live at

San Francisco Chronicle writer Scott Ostler talked with Adrian and roommates William Copeland, Graeme Moore, and Sean Mahoney about their palatial estate in the Oakland Hills in this story on
Adrian also garnered more attention for his layout in Us Weekly magazine recently.

Bremerton’s Adrian meets First Lady, learns to salsa and flies a helicopter

It’s been a busy last few weeks for Bremerton’s Nathan Adrian, America’s best hope for winning a medal in the sprint freestyle at the Olympic in London this summer.

Adrian, a panelist at the United States Olympic Committee Summit in Dallas Monday, met First Lady Michelle Obama, and took time to pose for photos during a session with Reuters and Getty Images as well as KING5’s Allen Schaffler, which you can see here.

Here’s the link to a fun little story about how Nathan wants to bring back the dominance of American sprinting at an international level on

Also, has a couple videos of Nathan, one showing off his prowess of remote-control helicopter flying. And, U.S. diver Brittany Viola teaches Nathan how to salsa.

Adrian garnering more attention as Olympic trials near

Swimming website recently posted a story on Cal’s sprinters gearing up for the 50 free at the U.S. Olympic trials this summer.

Of course, you all know which swimmer we cover here at The Sun, Bremerton’s own Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian.’s Braden Keith picked Adrian to be the guy to beat and therefore qualifying for the London Games in the 50, followed by Jimmy Feigen. The top two qualifiers earn automatic berths on the team.

Click on the link above to read the story.