Sync or Swim

What’s that? A new synchro picture every week day? Yes!! Enjoy!

Monday, August 25, 2008


Team USA Synchro marches in the Closing Ceremony.
USA placed 5th in both the team and the duet events in Beijing.

Friday, August 22, 2008


Team USA is in 5th place after the team technical routine. They will compete in the free event tomorrow. (Photo: Mike
Hewitt / Getty Images)

Thursday, August 21, 2008


Christina Jones and Andrea Nott took 5th placed for the USA in the duet event in Beijing. (Photo:
Nhat V. Meyer / Mercury News / AP)

Wednesday, August 20, 2008


The Pool Party Screening was a success!! Check out more pictures here. Still more on the way!

Tuesday, August 19, 2008


The Pool Party Screening was truly an amazing experience!!! More pictures to come soon. In the meantime, check out a few from the blog.

Monday, August 18, 2008


Join us at the Sync or Swim Pool Party and NYC Premiere – TODAY, August 18th!!! McCarren Park Pool – Brooklyn, NY. Can’t make it to the party? We’ll be LIVE BLOGGING it all night long on synchromovie.tumblr.com!!!!

Friday, August 14, 2008


Gotham Snychro‘s Dale Mohammed (center)
teaches Rocketboom.com‘s Joanne Colan (left) how to synchro in yesterday’s shoot (right) for an upcoming Rocketboom episode.

Thursday, August 14, 2008


The Harlem Honeys and Bears (a synchronized swimming group for 50+ adults) performs at Harlem Week on Saturday, August 16. (Photo by Librado Romero/The New York Times)

Wednesday, August 13, 2008


The U.S. Synchronized Swimming Team marching in the Opening Ceremony on 8/8/08!!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Just one more week until the Olympic Synchronized Swimming competition begins at The Water Cube in Beijing.

Monday, August 11, 2008


Opening Ceremony Perks: President Bush was fortunate enough to spend some time with the 2008 U.S. Olympic Synchronized Swimming Team before the Opening Ceremony on 8/8/08.

Friday, August 8, 2008 – OPENING CEREMONY TONIGHT!!


The Beijing Olympics starts today 08-08-08! This image is from a recent Opening Ceremony fireworks rehearsal at the Olympic “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium (image from tvnz.co.nz/). Apparently it might rain – yikes!

Thursday, August 7, 2008


Gold medal speedskater Joey Cheek, right, leads a rally at the Chinese Embassy in Washington in December with actress Mia Farrow. Cheeck’s visa was revoked by the Chinese government on Tuesday because of his work with Team Darfur. (Photo by Alex Wong – Getty Images)

Wednesday, August 6, 2008


USA Synchro trains for the Beijing Games (Photography by Martin Sundberg)

Tuesday, August 5, 2008


A worker is silhouetted as he cleans the floor outside the Water Cube in Beijing on July 29, 2008. The Olympic synchronized swimming competitions will begin here on August 19th.

Monday, August 4, 2008


Team USA performs in the Synchronized Swimming World Trophy 2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Friday, August 1, 2008


The 2008 Olympic Team practices their land drills (from NBCOlympics.com).

Thursday, July 31, 2008


The Olympic Medals of the Beijing Games. Here’s hoping USA Synchro walks away with a few of these…

Wednesday, July 30, 2008


First-ever Synchronized Swimming Gold Medalist Tracey Ruiz at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Closing Ceremony with her coach Charlotte Davis (R) and Gail Emory (L) (Getty Images).

Tuesday, July 29, 2008


Synchronized swimming school, Moscow. (Photo by Vladimir Vyatkin, Russia, Ria-Novosti

Monday, July 28, 2008


A man shows off his 2008 Beijing Olympics tickets to synchronized swimming on Friday, July 25. Thousands of people waited overnight and some waited since Wednesday 7/23 for a chance to buy tickets. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Friday, July 25, 2008


Lauren sports nose clip and Olympic ring.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Olympic Spirit on wheels. Meng jie plans to ride his ring bike around China during the Games.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008


NY Times picture of synchronized swimmers in an aquarium in Seoul, South Korea. Reminds me of Vegas.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008


That’s Judith Helfand and me celebrating the Slamdance premiere of Sync or Swim. Judith Helfand and Daniel B. Gold‘s fantastic doc Blue Vinyl (for which I worked as Associate Producer) screens tomorrow (Wed) at 10am on the Sundance Channel.

Monday, July 21, 2008


Yup. That’s me and Morgan Spurlock (Director of Super Size Me) sporting nose clips in Park City, Utah earlier this year.

Friday, July 18, 2008


Best. Baseball hat. Ever.

Thursday, July 17, 2008


2004 Olympic Synchro Swimmer Becky Jasontek and I give Sync or Swim an enthusiastic 5 on our audience ballots at SILVERDOCS

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


Love this method of entering into the pool at the 2008 Nationals.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008


Team Sync or Swim strikes a pose at SILVERDOCS.

Monday, July 14, 2008


Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie name their newborn son Knox.

Sunday, July 13, 2008


We had 2 SOLD OUT screenings at SLAMDANCE!!!

Saturday, July 12, 2008


2004 Olympian Becky Jasontek and I temporarily swap neckwear at SILVERDOCS.

Friday, July 11, 2008


Knox leftovers from the 2008 Nationals in Tucson.

Thursday, July 10, 2008


Yep, that’s celeb blogger Perez Hilton wearing a Sync or Swim nose clip in Park City, Utah!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008


That’s me with 2004 Team Captain Lauren McFall and the 2008 Olympic Synchro Team!

2 Comments

  1. Emily Geddes says:

    THanks for making this film. I look forward to it being picked up and shown in theaters. Thanks for the pictures of Becky, we were team mates in high school and it is nice to see some of her olympic glory. Peace.

  2. SarahLydia Keihl says:

    I am excited to see this, I hope it makes its way around the masters synchro circuit!
    (a Dayton Synchronete)

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