Keeping Up With Katie

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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July 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge Makes Splash for Olympians Ledecky, Bacon

Stone Ridge School for the Sacred Heart can’t contain their excitement to watch alumnae Katie Ledecky and Phoebe Bacon swim in the Tokyo Olympics. More than 350 students returned to the the all-girls Catholic school’s campus in Bethesda on Monday, where they made quite the splash celebrating the former swimmers’ accomplishments. They made signs, held […]

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July 19, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge Swim Coach ‘Blessed’ to Have Trained Olympians Ledecky, Bacon

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda held a pep rally for two of its alumnae who are swimming for Team USA in the Olympic Games in Tokyo. MyMCM talked to Bob Walker, head swim coach of Stone Ridge Gators, about his experience coaching Katie Ledecky, who graduated in 2015, and Phoebe Bacon, […]

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June 14, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Celebrates Graduation Day Creatively

Five-time Olympic gold medal winning swimmer Katie Ledecky had to miss her graduation day at Stanford University due to a prior engagement: the US Swim Trials in Omaha, Neb. So she and two of her fellow graduating teammates got creative. A happy @Stanford graduation day from Omaha ­čą░­čî▓ #Stanford2021 #SwimTrials21 #GoStanford pic.twitter.com/MCbXDo7re4 — Katie Ledecky […]

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March 6, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Wins 3 of 4 Events in San Antonio

Katie Ledecky capped off a successful week in her first full event in a year winning the 200 meter freestyle at the TYR Pro Series event in San Antonio. Already acknowledged by many as the greatest female swimmer of all-time, Ledecky also won the┬á400 and 1500 meter freestyle titles.┬áShe finished in third place in the […]

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March 4, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: One Year Later, Ledecky Reasserts Dominance

In her first full meet in almost a year, five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky picked up right where she left off, winning the 1500 meter freestyle at the Pro Series event in San Antonio by more than 21 seconds. The 1500 meter freestyle is Ledecky’s most dominant event. She owns the ten fastest times […]

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January 18, 2021 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Joining Inauguration Parade

Katie Ledecky won’t be swimming. Nor will she be adding another gold medal to her already large collection, but she will be “marching” in a virtual, live streamed “Parade Across America.” The event, featuring numerous bands, performers and athletes will kick off President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ presidential escort from 15th Street […]

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January 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Grandma Gets Her COVID-19 Vaccination

Perhaps we should call this Keeping Up With Katie’s Grandmother? The Olympic swimming champ gave shoutouts to her nonagenarian grandmother for getting her COVID-19 vaccination and to frontline workers for their courageous work. Just ten days shy of her 95th birthday, my supermodel grandma received her first dose of the covid vaccine. Thank you to […]

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December 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Pays Virtual Visit to Children’s Hospital

Olympic gold medal winning swimmer and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky paid a virtual visit to Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. to spread cheer during the holiday season. “My hometown pediatric hospital, [Children’s National Hospital], has a special place in my heart. I love visiting whenever I can. Today I visited virtually and we played […]

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