Drought puts screws on California’s swimming pools

Swimmer's Daily - 1 tími 6 min síðani
Swimming pools have been part of California’s lifestyle for decades, but as the state struggles through its fourth year of a worsening drought, communities are putting bans on filling pools or restricting new pool construction. A handful of cities and water districts statewide have implemented restrictions on swimming pools, ranging from moratoriums on swimming pool [...]

Action Movie Kid finds Water Puddle Portal to Disney World

Swimmer's Daily - 1 tími 44 min síðani
Dreamworks animator and father Daniel Hashimoto has created a new special effects video for his ongoing Action Movie Kid series that shows his three-year-old son James jumping into a hazardous water puddle at a store that teleports him to the magical Disney World theme park. This is continuation of his special effects-filled video “Danger of [...]

Good but drunk Samaritan picked up by police after trying to revive a rubber dinghy

Swimmer's Daily - 2 tímar 4 sek síðani
Ever had such a big Saturday night that you ended up confusing a lifeboat with a lifeless body? Well that was the reality for one drunken 22-year-old, who was found by police in a shipyard just after 4am on Sunday in the western town of Vannes. Officers noticed the man kneeling by an inflatable boat [...]

Network Ten to Live Stream the Australian Swimming Championships

Swimmer's Daily - 2 tímar 32 min síðani
For the first time, fans will be able to follow their swimming heroes live on their digital devices with Network Ten’s industry-leading digital platform, tenplay, set to live-stream all the finals action each night of the 2015 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships. Ten Sport’s Mel McLaughlin and Lachy Reid, along with expert commentator Nicole Livingstone, [...]

Kravtíðir til HM í Kazan - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 20:27
Viðvíkjandi kravtíðum til HM í Kazan, so hevur FINA eina fína frágreiðing her á  sum víst til millum annað her á í februar 2014. Har sæst millum annað at kravtíðirnar frá FINA eru: Men’s Standard Women’s Standard A – … Continue reading →

Nageuse(s) – French web series about a young female swimmer

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 15:40
Anna is 16 and preparing for the baccalaurate. Her biggest dream is to go to the Olympic Games to represent her country, in the discipline that has been her body and soul since childhood, swimming. Every day Anna swims in the Club des Nageurs de Paris she chose to join. As part of the Elite [...]

Behold Tom Brady jumping off a cliff

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 15:08
Tom Brady is known for taking a risk or two and sacrificing his body on the football field. Fans love that. But when he goes on vacation and decides to jump off a crazy-high cliff just for the thrill of it? That’s a little different. Such was the case this weekend as Brady posted a [...]

Charades #AusChamps15

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 14:01
A game of charades with the Miami crew, featuring Jordan Harrison, Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Dan SMith, Matt Levings, Amy Levings and Grant Hackett.

Can you swim directly after eating?

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 11:09
Can you swim directly after eating?

Murmansk 2015 1km Ice Swimming World Champs

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 09:44
1st Ice Swimming World Championships, 1km fastest heat, 20.03.2015 Murmansk Lane 1 Evgeni Rabinovich Lane 2 Sergio Salomone Lane 3 Craig Lenning Lane 4 Christof Wandratsch Lane 6 Henri Kaarma Lane 7 Albert Sobirov Lane 8 Eduard Khodakovski

Canadian Olympian Daundre Barnaby dies in swimming accident at national team camp

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 09:12
Canada’s track and field team has lost one of its most promising young sprinters. Daundre Barnaby, who competed for Canada at the 2012 London Olympics, died in a swimming accident at a national team training camp in St. Kitts on Friday. He was 24. “He was a very nice guy, he had ‘peace love and [...]

Cheeky Giant Manta flips diver mid-swim

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 09:04
Josh Stewart had an unexpected experience when he dived into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Peru in search of a giant manta ray. After encountering a 15-feet manta he tried to photograph’s the ray’s underbelly—a common practice to ID the manta—when the cheeky animal decided to take the diver on a quick swim. [...]

Park Tae-hwan non-committal on future while serving suspension

Swimmer's Daily - Mán, 30/03/2015 - 08:54
South Korean Olympic swimming gold medalist Park Tae-hwan, serving an extended suspension following a positive drug test, was decidedly non-committal about his future on Friday. Facing the press for the first time since getting slapped with an 18-month ban by FINA, the international swimming federation, earlier this week, Park said it was premature to talk [...]

Andy Coan on the road to recovery from Guillian-Barre Syndrome

Swimmer's Daily - Sun, 29/03/2015 - 18:34
In 1975, at 17 years of age, Andy broke Jim Montgomery’s 12-day old ward record in the 100m freestyle. He won 3 gold medals at the 1975 FINA World Championships and at the University of Tennessee won seven NCAA titles, including the 50 and 100 free twice. Late in 2014 he was diagnosed with Gullian-Barre [...]

The Dolphins – Miami Crew

Swimmer's Daily - Sun, 29/03/2015 - 18:30
Tom Fraser-Holmes, Jordan Harrison and Dan Smith talk about what it means to be a Dolphin.

Hannah Miley chases Olympic medal dream

Swimmer's Daily - Sun, 29/03/2015 - 17:54
Hannah Miley hopes to make it third time lucky with a medal at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio. The European and Commonwealth 400m individual medley champion finished sixth on her Olympic debut at Beijing 2008 and was fifth at London 2012. “I’ve won a medal at every major championships there is for swimming but [...]

Live Stream and Results from the Danish Open 2015

Swimmer's Daily - Ley, 28/03/2015 - 16:37
Bellahøj Swim Stadium is venue of the Danish Open 2015 from today Saturday 28 March to Tuesday 31 March, featuring 491 swimmers from 12 countries including aside from the Danish elite also top swimmers like Simona Baumrtová (CZE), Lavrans Solli (NOR), Eygló Ósk Gustafsdóttir (ISL), Andrey Govorov (RUS), Fanny Lecluyse (BEL), Mateusz Sawrymowicz (POL) and [...]

Phelps: No harm in asking for help

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 27/03/2015 - 15:09
Kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne on Thursday got a chance to hear the most decorated Olympic athlete in history talk about how they can achieve their dreams. Speaking to a group of more than 20 kids, reporters and Boys & Girls Clubs employees, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps talked about [...]

Grant Hackett will be welcomed back to Australian swim team: Jacco Verhaeren

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 27/03/2015 - 15:03
Returning swimming great Grant Hackett would be welcomed into the Australian team in any capacity despite his personal struggles since his 2008 retirement, head coach Jacco Verhaeren has said. And Hackett, who will swim in the national trials that begin in Sydney on Friday, said he would be keen to support the team team even [...]

Tearful Park Tae-Hwan apologises for failed dope test

Swimmer's Daily - Frí, 27/03/2015 - 14:55
South Korea’s four-time Olympic swimming medallist Park Tae-Hwan has finally broken his silence after being slapped with a 18-month ban for testing positive for testosterone – a substance banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Known affectionately as “Marine Boy” in South Korea, where he is something of a national icon, Park tested positive for the [...]
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