This year’s Deseret News Mr. Swimming went out with a bang his senior year, breaking multiple records and leading his team to a state title. He set new overall state records in the 50 and 100 freestyle, and also won 5A individual titles in the 200 medley and 100 freestyle. He then anchored the record-setting 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams. At the state swim meet, he was named 5A Male Swimmer of the Year. The 2024 Deseret News Mr. Swimming recipient is Olympus High School’s Abe Astle.