Jordan Crooks becomes Cayman’s fastest swimmer in history

Jordan Crooks continued to extend his swimming legacy during the 2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships, in Budapest, Hungary this past week.  The 20-year-old Caymanian hit the pool on Thursday (June 23) to compete in the 50 metres freestyle. He placed first in his respective heat, clocking 22.20 seconds to set a new national record, andContinue reading “Jordan Crooks becomes Cayman’s fastest swimmer in history”

Crooks wins bronze at NCAA swimming championships

University of Tennessee freshman Jordan Crooks continues to prove that an athlete from a small island can compete with the world’s elite. On Thursday, the 19-year-old Caymanian tied third in the 50-yard freestyle finals, during the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships and earned first team All-American honors. The 50y final featuredContinue reading “Crooks wins bronze at NCAA swimming championships”

Jordan Crooks not selected for FINA world championships

The Cayman Islands is set to close out its international swimming campaign with four athletes (Alison Jackson, James Allison, Lauren Hew and Liam Henry) representing at the 15th FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

Crooks commits to the University of Tennessee

Cayman Islands 2018 Youth Olympian Jordan Crooks has sent a verbal commitment to join the men’s swimming & diving team at the University of Tennessee in the fall of 2021. “I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to further my academic and swimming career at the University of Tennessee,” said Crooks. The 18-year oldContinue reading “Crooks commits to the University of Tennessee”