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Meet the champion free diver who hunts fish with spears and kills octopuses with her teeth

Swimmer's Daily - 2 tímar 17 min síðani
A champion free-diver who hunts fish with a spear has described how she kills octopuses by biting their heads with her teeth. Kimi Werner can hold her breath for a staggering 4 minutes and 45 seconds, allowing her to hunt animals beneath the waves with just a spear and a knife. The 35-year-old bikini babe [...]

BGSU Swimmer Has Olympic Dreams

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 22:00
Featuring Victoria Griffin

The Right Fit for Your Swimmer’s Body | Project Upgrade

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 20:59
With a superhero physique like Dylan’s you want to accentuate the positives-like your narrow waist and broad shoulders. So we put him in a standout pale gray suit and tailored the hell out of it.

Swimisodes – Backstroke Swim Drill – 6 Kick Switch

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 18:56
The Race Club #swimisodes World champion backstroker, Junya Koga demonstrates a backstroke swim drill also known as 6 Kick Switch, that will help you appreciate the importance of this extreme rotation from one side to the other. Developing a faster backstroke swim begins with learning to use fast, strong body rotation.The energy from this quick [...]

Swimming troupe Aqualillies and Scarlett Johansson making a splash in Hollywood with Coen brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar!’

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 17:26
In case you missed it, the Aqualillies are having a Moment. Until recently, their synchronized swimming spectacles were largely VIP affairs, reserved for the Hollywood glitterati. (They got their big break as Justin Timberlake’s 30th birthday surprise.) Lately, though, the Aqualillies have popped up in TV commercials and the music videos of Justin Bieber, Katy [...]

Is Your Elbow Really Dropped Or Is It Just That Your Hand Is Too High?

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 16:54
If you’ve ever been told by a coach that you need to get your elbows higher when you swim then we’d pose to you the question, is your elbow really dropped or in fact is it just that your hand is too high? A change in perspective that could make all the difference to improving [...]

USA Swimming Adds Surf Omaha to Aqua Zone for U.S. Olympic Trials – Swimming

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 16:41
Check out USA Swimming’s newest attraction Surf Omaha that will be featured in the 2016 Aqua Zone at the U.S. Olympic Trials – Swimming this upcoming June! For full details on the attraction and the Aqua Zone visit www.usaswimming.org.

Koala Hugging in Perth, Western Australia

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 16:19
Featuring Eamon Sullivan

Rio Olympics ‘to go ahead’ despite Zika virus outbreak

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 12:39
The Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will not be cancelled and the mosquito-borne Zika virus will not affect the Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said. Speaking in Los Angeles on Monday, IOC President Thomas Bach expressed confidence that there will be good conditions for athletes and spectators at the Rio Games in August, [...]

Cullen Jones on being a role model in the African-American community

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 11:59
Four-time Olympic Medalist, Cullen Jones, discusses what it means being a role model and an Olympic champion in the African-American community despite the misconceptions and stereotypes that swimmers of color face. He shares his thoughts on swimming becoming a more inclusive sport and how he one day will pass on the torch to the younger [...]

Eric Moussambani on his famous Sydney 2000 race | Moments in Time

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 05/02/2016 - 11:35
In the second of our ‘Moments in Time’ series we focus on the extraordinary story of Eric Moussambani at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. We talk to Eric about his unique preparations to represent Equatorial Guinea for the Games, his training facilities and schedule as well as his experience with swimming. The Men’s 100m Freestyle [...]

Underwater Atlantic Museum opens off Spain’s Lanzarote island

Swimmer's Daily - Hós, 04/02/2016 - 22:37
For the person who gets a sinking feeling every time they set foot inside a museum, at last the perfect destination. Accessible only to snorkelers, divers and sea life, Europe’s first underwater museum is opening in waters off the Spanish island of Lanzarote. The Atlantic Museum, based on the seafloor of Las Coloradas bay, has [...]

Man swims through pool of alligators on blow-up crocodile

Swimmer's Daily - Hós, 04/02/2016 - 22:32
What do you think is the best way to swim through a group of alligators? If you said there isn’t a ‘best way’ to do such a crazy thing then you’re right. But Charles Wieand doesn’t roll like that and he decided to take a dip with the creatures using an inflatable crocodile lilo. A [...]

Diver He Chao Steals Show at 2016 FINA Gala by Playing the Piano Like a Pro

Swimmer's Daily - Hós, 04/02/2016 - 11:48
There were unfortunately a lot of no-shows at the FINA World Aquatics Gala “Soirée des Etoiles”, especially between the swimmers. But that just made 2015 best male diver He Chao rule even more. Direct link

Mitch Larkin, Katinka Hosszu named FINA swimmers of the year

Swimmer's Daily - Hós, 04/02/2016 - 11:37
The International Swimming Federation has named Australia’s Mitch Larkin and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu as its best swimmers of 2015. FINA also named China’s He Chao the best male diver and his compatriot Shi Tingmao best female diver at its Sunday gala event in Budapest with Serbia considered the best male water polo team and the [...]

Michael Phelps could start 2nd career as Chippendales dancer after ‘Curtain of Distraction’ stunt

Swimmer's Daily - Mik, 03/02/2016 - 17:03
Michael Phelps — male stripper?? The folks at Chippendales hope so … ’cause they were so impressed with the Olympian’s Speedo stunt at the ASU basketball game last week, they want him to shake it onstage! We spoke with a rep for the legendary male review who tells us they’ve already reached out to Michael’s [...]

Mexican Swimming federation lashes out at governing body FINA

Swimmer's Daily - Mik, 03/02/2016 - 11:50
The Mexican Swimming Federation has hit out at the sports world governing body FINA after being handed a multi-million dollar fine. The fine is a result of last year’s decision by Mexico to pull out of hosting the 2017 world championships in Guadalajara. FINA has also suspended all Mexican swimmers from competition. President of the [...]

Physicist fires a gun at himself underwater for science

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 01/02/2016 - 22:20
To demonstrate the difference between air and water resistance, Andreas Wahl set up a video camera, a rifle and pull cord. And you have to admit, the video looks pretty frightening, despite the scientist’s striking resemblance to Superman’s Clark Kent. See Atlanta Journal Constitution

Guillaume Nery underwater party

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 01/02/2016 - 22:13
This week’s video is comes from World Champion Alexey Molchanov who filmed a very personal event recently in Nice, France where a global community of Freedivers came together to celebrate French Freediving Superstar Guillaume Nery retiring from competitive Freediving. See Deeper Blue
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