katie ledecky

September 22, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Moves Home Base, Training to Florida

Swimmer Katie Ledecky made a splash today announcing that, after five years at Stanford University, she will be moving her training to the University of Florida in Gainesville. Ledecky will also be a volunteer swim coach for the Gators. Ledecky just graduated this year from Stanford in Palo Alto, Ca. Ledecky explained on social media […]

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September 17, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Visits Her Old Schools in Bethesda

Katie Ledecky was back home Thursday and Friday visiting current students at her old schools – Little Flower and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart – in Bethesda. Ledecky wore the four medals (two gold, two silver) that she won last month at the Tokyo Olympics. Ledecky, 24, has won seven Olympic gold medals […]

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August 14, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Wraps Up Busy Post Olympics New York Trip

Katie Ledecky had a very busy few days in New York after coming back from the Tokyo Olympics. After adding two gold and two silver medals to her collection which now stands at 10, the Bethesda native made several appearances in New York City over the past few a days. Highlights included appearances on The […]

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August 9, 2021 | Josh Barr

Montgomery County Athletes Shined at Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games produced many memorable moments and athletes with strong ties to Montgomery County were involved in many. Team USA led all nations with 113 medals and 39 gold medals. At the top of the list was swimmer Katie Ledecky, who bounced back from a rare dose of adversity to cement her […]

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August 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Friends of Ledecky, Bacon Confirm: There’s Nothing the Swimmers Aren’t Good At

At an Olympic watch party in Potomac on Friday, MyMCM spoke to three Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heard alumnae who are friends with U.S. Olympic Swimmers Katie Ledecky and Phoebe Bacon. We asked the friends about Ledecky’s and Bacon’s hidden talents and if there is anything that the two are not good at. […]

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July 31, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge Alumnae Cheer On as Ledecky Adds to Her Gold Medal Collection

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart graduates from the Classes of 2015 and 2020 gathered in Potomac for a watch party Friday night to cheer on their former classmates Katie Ledecky and Phoebe Bacon who were swimming for Team USA in Tokyo. They sang and celebrated as Ledecky finished her last event at these […]

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July 30, 2021 | Josh Barr

Ledecky Caps Tokyo Games with 7th Career Gold Medal

One of the greatest swimmers in Olympic history added to her legend in her final swim at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Katie Ledecky, the Bethesda native and Stone Ridge School graduate, will be bringing yet one more gold medal back home with her. Ledecky led from start to finish in the women’s 800-meter freestyle and […]

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July 29, 2021 | Josh Barr

Phoebe Bacon Advances to 200 Backstroke Final; Katie Ledecky Advances to 800 Freestyle Final (Updated)

Just one year removed from graduating from high school, Phoebe Bacon is closing in on her first Olympic medal while her fellow Stone Ridge School swimming alum Katie Ledecky is one race away from her 10th career Olympic medal. Competing in the women’s 200-meter backstroke, Bacon advanced in Thursday’s preliminaries and on Friday morning (Thursday […]

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July 29, 2021 | Josh Barr

Ledecky Anchors U.S. to Silver Medal in 4×200 Freestyle Relay

The 200-meter freestyle delivered one of the most shocking results of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games thus far, as Katie Ledecky swam in the finals of an international meet and failed to reach the podium for the first time in her prolific career. After finding redemption later Tuesday night by winning the gold medal in […]

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July 28, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Phoebe Bacon’s Family Excited to Cheer Her on in 200M Backstroke From Montgomery County

Phoebe Bacon of Chevy Chase makes her Olympic debut Thursday, swimming in the Women’s 200-meter backstroke. Bacon, 18, graduated from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda in 2020 and now studies at the University of Wisconsin. Along with Katie Ledecky, she’s the second Stone Ridge alumna to compete in the Olympics for […]

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