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10 Swim Safety Tips From Olympians and the USA Swimming Foundation

SwimSwam - ‎4 hours ago‎
With the swimming season here, the USA Swimming Foundation kicks off National Water Safety Month with personal water safety tips from six Olympic gold medalists.

10 Miles Downriver: Swimming Gets Extreme

Gear Junkie (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Probably from a mix of the actual weather and anxiety at the 10 mile swim I was about to embark on. My twin brother Andy (who'd convinced me this was a good idea) reassured me, “the river speed is so fast that we'll be done in just over an hour.

Swimming SA: We're planning for the future

Eyewitness News - ‎8 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - Jace Naidoo, President of Swimming South Africa, has told EWNSport developing young female swimmers has been challenging.

Anthony Ervin: Swimming Comeback Served As Replacement For Smoking

SwimSwam - ‎4 hours ago‎
Swedish podcaster Ola Strömberg has released his latest English podcast, interviewing two-time U.S. Olympian Anthony Ervin about U.S.
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Olympians Shouldn't Swim Through Sewage

New York Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Before marathon swimming was an Olympic sport, I twice set the overall men's and women's record for swimming the English Channel, and I was the first person to swim the Bering Strait from the United States to the Soviet Union. Like all athletes, I ...

The Art of Connected Swimming: Jonty Skinner and Kristian Gkolomeev

Swimming World Magazine - ‎May 4, 2016‎
By Temarie Tomley, Swimming World College Intern. I didn't understand the idea of connection until I started swimming in college. Swimming connected means having connection between your arms and legs, through the core, to work in a balanced and ...

Swimming World Presents "Feelin' Stronger Every Day"

Swimming World Magazine - ‎18 hours ago‎
More about the NCAA DII, NCAA DIII, NAIA, and NJCAA Championships can be found in the May issue, available now! Total Access Members Can Visit the Swimming World Vault and Download Now! Not a subscriber? Swimming World Magazine gives you ...

Matthew Wilson, Mina Atherton Head Australia's Junior PanPacs Team

Swimming World Magazine - ‎11 hours ago‎
Several swimmers on the verge of selection on this year's Rio Olympic team will spearhead Australia's 30-strong team for this year's Junior Pan Pacs in Hawaii in August.

Swimming toward a bright future

Reno Gazette Journal - ‎26 minutes ago‎
One of the fastest swimmers in Northern Nevada is now also an Olympic Trials qualifier. McKenna Meyer posted a time of 4 minutes, 53.21 seconds in the 400 individual medley over the weekend at a meet in California.

(Swimming) Jinq En sets new nat'l record in women's 100m breaststroke

New Straits Times Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Phee Jing En is getting closer to qualifying for the Rio Olympics Games after she broke the women's 100m breaststroke national record in the Malaysian Open Swimming Championships at Darul Ensan Aquatic Centre in Shah Alam today.

Poop at Dog Beach means no swimming for humans

Miami Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
State health officials issued a “no swimming” advisory on Thursday for the popular Dog Beach on Key Biscayne after two consecutive water samples collected there revealed high levels of enterococci, a fecal bacteria that may come from storm water runoff ...
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Meet Jägermeister, the swimming dog rescued from the gulf

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay - ‎4 hours ago‎
SPRING HILL (FOX 13) - A little dog, rescued several miles out in the Gulf of Mexico, is a big hit on social media. The 12-year-old terrier, named Jägermeister, fell overboard in the gulf near Hernando Beach.

New USA Swimming Timing Malfunction Rules Take Effect

SwimSwam - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Usually this late in the season, with Olympic Trials around the corner, it is unusual for USA Swimming to alter their rules, especially when it has to deal with clocking times.
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Diving and Swimming team named for Europeans

RTE.ie - ‎13 hours ago‎
Swim Ireland has confirmed a team of 15 in diving and swimming for the LEN European Championships, which will take place at the London Aquatics Centre from 9-22 May.
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Harper To Lead Swimming & Diving Program

Arkansas Razorbacks - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Harper, who led the University of Nevada to a 20th-place finish at the 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, becomes the eighth head coach in Arkansas program history.

Mother is stopped at Oman airport after security mistake toddler's swimming aid for SEX TOY

Daily Mail - ‎May 4, 2016‎
A red-faced mother has told how she was stopped by airport security after they mistook her toddler's phallic-shaped swimming aid for a sex toy. Shona Hamilton said she was intercepted at an airport in Oman while heading off on holiday. She was carrying ...

Shona Hamilton stopped at Oman airport when security mistake swimming aid for sex toys

Metro - ‎16 hours ago‎
A mum was stopped by airport security after they discovered these sex toys in her bag. Wait. Sex toys? No. They're actually Speedo children's swimming aids, designed to encourage kids to dive underwater to fetch then. Shona Hamilton had packed them for ...

3 AMU students drown while swimming in rivulet

Times of India - ‎9 hours ago‎
Aligarh: Three Aligarh Muslim University students drowned while swimming at Machua Nahar of Harduaganj here on Thursday. The students have been identified as Izhar from Farukkhabad, Yasir from Mau and Naman Chauhan from Aligarh.

Roy was the first person to use Whittlesey swimming pool 50 years ago - and here's the then and now proof

Cambs Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
On May 1, 1966, Roy Gerstner was the first person to take the plunge in Whittlesey's new swimming pool. And last Sunday (May 1) he returned to the Manor Centre to do the same again.
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WATCHING YOU: More rangers to fight illegal swimming

Ithaca Journal - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Tompkins County lawmakers agreed to double the number of gorge rangers who patrol Ithaca's Six Mile Creek Natural Area from two to four, voting Tuesday.
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