Stramrood is a motivational speaker and co-founder of the International Ice Swimming Association, the governing body for a breed of extreme athletes known as “ice swimmers” who do the front crawl sans-wetsuit through lakes and oceans 5 C and below, ...
Kylie Masse is set to get her Olympic feet wet in Rio de Janeiro next month. The 20-year-old backstroke swimmer from LaSalle is preparing for the biggest swim of her life after making Canada's swim team. Masse set the country's record for the 100-metre ...
LONDON, July 23 (Reuters) - To those who dip into swimming only when the Olympic Games come around, it may seem odd to hear a pool described as 'fast' when it looks much like any other large rectangle filled with water.
A swimming advisory is a warning to swimmers but it is not a beach closure. During a swimming advisory, a beach is posted with warning signs when the water contains levels of bacteria that indicate there may be an increased risk of developing minor ...
At 5ft 5in, Hannah Miley accepts that she is likely to line up as the smallest swimmer on the starting blocks in the 400 metres individual medley in Rio.
SYDNEY, July 23 (Reuters) - No one could accuse Cameron McEvoy of lacking perspective and he might need it if he fulfils Australia's hopes of a first Olympic men's 100 metres freestyle crown since 1968 in the Rio de Janeiro pool next month.
MERRIMACK - High levels of E. coli have been discovered in the Souhegan River at Watson Park, prompting a no swimming advisory for at least one week.
swimming, pool, splash, pad, beach, water, lake, ontario, It's been a very hot, dry summer and many of us are craving opportunities to cool off.
Strach is preparing diligently for the upcoming swim, but there are some things he just can't prepare for. "It takes being able to stay awake, and that's what I have no measure of," he said.
When a family is barred from a swimming pool because the kids are too covered up, it hits me in an icky place. Human rights lawyer Faisal Kutty recently represented a Muslim single mother whose son and daughter (both under 10) were turned away from a ...
COCOA, Fla. - A 3-year-old boy drowned in a backyard swimming pool during a family party Saturday, Cocoa police said. Dispatchers received a call before 5:30 p.m.
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Swimmers can scratch Colchester Beach off their list of places to stay cool this weekend. The swimming hole was closed this week because of high bacteria levels, according to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.
At some point this season, you're going to find yourself at the beach. Or the lake. Or the pool. Or some other aqueous body, seeking sweet relief from the oppressive heat by way of a long, lazy swim in the cool, refreshing water. Hopefully, you already ...
MELBOURNE, July 23 (Reuters) - The 100 metres freestyle world record Cate Campbell set earlier this month is a testament to her class and determination but the Australian will not chase the time in pursuit of gold at the Rio Olympics, according to her ...
LONDON, July 23 (Reuters) - Adam Peaty is the talk of British swimming as he heads for his first Olympic Games in Rio but at home the discussion is different.
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Brendan Meyer of the Northern Kentucky Clippers out touched Brayden Seal of the Ohio State Swim club by just .17. Meyer touched first at 3:56.63 while Seal touched at 3:56.80.
Among the countless pieces of high-performance gear the U.S. swim team is schlepping to the Rio Olympics, the most important may be these: blackout curtains, fitted sheets, and pillows from home.
If you think Speedos should be outlawed after the age of 30, you haven't been hanging around with the masters swim crowd who wear their Speedos like a badge of honour.