What Happens When 30 Pounds of Dry Ice Is Dumped Into a Swimming Pool

Swimmer's Daily - 10 tímar 20 min síðani
Taras Kulakov the “Crazy Russian Hacker” performed an experiment to see what would happen if hedumped 30 pounds of dry ice into a swimming pool. The ice sublimates into a large cloud of mist with the larger chunks creating an effect Kulakov compares to a volcano. See Laughing Squid

Is Swimming Fair?

Swimmer's Daily - 11 tímar 51 min síðani
Mel Stewart comments on the nature of swimming at the 2015 NCAA Championships.

Man’s DIY Natural Swimming Pool Makes Waves Across The Globe

Swimmer's Daily - 11 tímar 55 min síðani
Filmmaker David Pagan Butler, created his own eco-friendly pool in his back garden and is now teaching others to do the same. Mr Butler created a step-by-step self-build video which has been viewed more than five million times on YouTube. The father-of-four said: “I’ve always been interested in swimming in wild water, free from chemicals, because afterwards you feel [...]

Ítróttaravtalan dagførd - Mik, 25/05/2016 - 15:36


Sambært pkt. 4 í Ítróttaravtaluni frá 23. juni 2010 skulu lønarupphæddirnar regulerast 1. mai, so tær fylgja lønargongdini í sáttmálanum hjá Føroya Arbeiðarafelag.

Sambært nýggjasta lønarsáttmálanum millum Føroya Arbeiðarafelag og Føroya Arbeiðsgevarafelag, galdandi frá 1. mai 2016, er grundlønin ásett til kr. 123,09 um tíman.

Frá 1. mai 2016 eru tí fylgjandi upphæddir galdandi:

Minstakravið til inntøkuna frá ítróttarfelagnum er: løn pr. mðr. kr. 10.753,14 , ella pr. viku kr. 2.560,27

Mest loyvda inntøka fyri hjávinnustarvi er íalt: løn pr. mðr. kr. 9.925,98 , ella pr. viku: 2.363,33

Dagførdu satsirnir eru galdandi fyri allar setanarsáttmálar, ið eru undirskrivaðir eftir at henda kunning er fráboðað á heimasíðuni hjá Útlendingastovuni.

Fyri longu givin ítróttarloyvir, eru tær upphæddir framvegis galdandi, sum givna loyvið var grundað á.

Kirabo Namutebi has a bright future as a competitive swimmer

Swimmer's Daily - Mik, 25/05/2016 - 11:20
She started making a splash in the pool at, would you believe it, six months. Today, at eleven years, Kirabo Namutebi’s love and talent for swimming is starkly apparent She is one of the many dominant members of the all-conquering Dolphins swim club. Just last weekend, she helped guide the club to first place in [...]

Hillsborough County swim program expands in hopes of preventing drownings

Swimmer's Daily - Mik, 25/05/2016 - 11:13
A lot of us love the water here in Florida. But sadly, the state loses more kids under age five to drowning than anywhere else in the country. That’s why Hillsborough County is expanding efforts aimed at teaching at-risk youth how to swim.

Infographic: 10 signs your pool needs repairing

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 22:57
Courtesy of London Swimming Pool Company Featured photo by Julien Haler

British Diving Championships 2016

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 22:12
The biggest domestic diving competition, the British Diving Championships, are coming to Ponds Forge, Sheffield in June (10th – 12th).

Team Russia – The golden team in Synchronised Swimming

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 21:10
The Synchronised Swimming team of Russia won all Olympic gold since 2000 and of course, they’ll try to continue this success during the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio this year. Find out more interesting facts about Anastasia Davydova, Natalia Ischenko and their teammates.

Olympic Debut: Michael Phelps

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 20:04
He’s the most decorated Olympian of all time, but do you remember Michael Phelps before he became a swimming legend? We rewind 16 years to Sydney to look back on his first outing on the Olympic stage.

Everything Counts: Adam Peaty’s journey to Rio 2016

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 19:00
World Champion Swimmer Adam Peaty shares his journey to Rio 2010.

Swim London 2016: What does it mean to you?

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 16:59
Swim London 2016 was set up as legacy project for the London 2016 European Aquatics Championships and offers those living in boroughs close to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park who are currently unable to swim, an exciting opportunity to take part in subsidised local swimming courses.

Chad Le Clos from YOG to Olympic Champion

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 13:58
As we get ready for Rio 2016, we look back at how the Youth Olympic Games prepared Chad Le Clos to become an Olympic champion at London 2012.

GoPro: Pursuing Excellence – Synchronized Swimming with Ona Carbonell

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 13:44
Meet the talented synchronised swimmer Ona Carbonell, captain of the Spanish national team. She gives us an insight into just how much skill, commitment and passion it takes to become a master in her sport, in and out of the water.

Walrus Hug Leaves Two Dead From Drowning

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 13:22
Spectators at the Xixiajou Wildlife Park in China were horrified to watch a 3,300 pound walrus killing two people. The first was a tourist, a man from Liaoning in Northeast China, who was visiting the park and lost his footing, falling into the walrus pool. While hugging the man, the walrus inadvertently pulled him underwater, [...]

Taiwanese Supermodel Dies During Underwater Shoot, Is Diving Safe for Asthmatics?

Swimmer's Daily - Týs, 24/05/2016 - 13:19
The tragic death of a Taiwanese supermodel left the modeling and diving community wondering whether human error is to blame and whether diving is really safe for those with asthma. According to reports, Olivia Ku was taking part in a mermaid-themed shoot near Hengchun Township in Taiwan’s Pingtung County when she allegedly drowned. Taipei Times reported [...]
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