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Swimmer Hacks

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 15:41
Dry skin, or pool hair? Find out from Canada’s most elite swimmers how they deal with these common #AthleteProblems. Featured Athletes: Ryan Cochrane Javier Acevedo Tess Routliffe Katarina Roxon Brittany MacLean Dominique Bouchard

Elizabeth Beisel Favorite Lip Sync Song

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 15:15
TrueSport Ambassador and Olympic Swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel, reveals her favorite lip sync song.

Christchurch gran learning to swim

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 15:12
Sharyn Parker is proof you are never too old to learn to swim.

Dying to Dive. Underwater Search for Serenity with World’s Top Freedivers

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 10:45
They can hold their breath for several minutes and slow their heartrate to almost nothing. Free divers plunge to incredible depths with no scuba gear. They push themselves to the limit to break new records but despite the serious risks involved, they can’t resist the call of the deep.

FINA announces Time Standards and Qualifying Procedure for the Budapest 2017 World Championships

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 10:27
As done for previous FINA World Championships, a qualifying procedure with “A” and “B” standard times will be implemented for Budapest 2017. 1. FINA “A” & “B” SWIMMING QUALIFYING TIME STANDARDS Men’s Standard Women’s Standard A – 2 Entries B – 1 Entry A – 2 Entries B – 1 Entry 00.22,47 00.23,26 50 m [...]

5 Minutes to Live: Swimming pool safety

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 08:40
Dr. Marc Siegel explains how to respond to an emergency

Benoit Huot: Success means being happy

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 08:38
Canadian Paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot delivers his final video lesson for the school year to congratulate all his classes on everything they accomplished. Benoit talks about his favourite Classroom Champions moments, and defines what success means to him.

TSA admits mistake after Amy Van Dyken-Rouen said she was ‘humiliated’ by agent at Denver airport

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 08:37
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) admits agents “did not follow correct screening protocols” with Colorado’s six-time Olympic gold medal winning swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen.

Jessica Lee: Big 8 Swimmer of the Year

Týs, 03/05/2016 - 08:35
Jessica Lee, a Santa Rosa Junior College freshman who competed at Windsor High School, was named Big 8 Swimmer of the Year after finishing first in the 200 free, 500 free and mile free. She and her fellow Bear Cubs head to East Los Angeles College Tuesday for the state meet.

Minute Maid #doingood | See What U.S. Olympian Missy Franklin Has To Say

Mán, 02/05/2016 - 16:13
We gave U.S. Olympian Missy Franklin the stage to share her story – and she put the spotlight on her parents. Because every family is faced with unique challenges and triumphs, and the pressure is enough to make parents ask themselves, “Am I doing enough?”

Everyone A Swimmer

Mán, 02/05/2016 - 16:10
Born near the end of World War I to German immigrants who settled in Chicago’s Albany Park, Kiefer was the fifth of eight children. Consoling him after a swimming loss, his father Otto predicted swimming heroics. “Sonny Boy,” he said, “you’re going to be the greatest swimmer in the world.”

Brain-eating amoeba kills woman after a swim in Colorado River

Mán, 02/05/2016 - 15:25
Water skiing wakeboarding and fishing were things Kelsey McClain lived for. “Pretty much anything to do with the outdoors, she loved,” said McClain’s mother, Jennifer McClain. But she also died by the outdoors. In August 2015, McClain celebrated her 24th birthday at Fisher’s Landing, a resort along the Colorado River. She felt fine when she [...]

Park Tae-hwan begs for Rio Olympics chance

Mán, 02/05/2016 - 11:42
Banned swimmer Park Tae-hwan got on his knees and begged the Korean Olympic Committee to let him compete at the Rio Games. A 400-metre freestyle gold medallist at the 2008 Games in Beijing, Park was given an 18-month ban back in 2014 by swimming’s governing body FINA after testing positive for testosterone. That suspension expired [...]

Swimmer Josef Craig disqualified from event over tattoo

Mán, 02/05/2016 - 07:46
The teenager, from Jarrow, was due to compete in the final of the IPC European Championships S8 100m freestyle, tonight, after making it through the first heat. However, the 19-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, was disqualified from the event after failing to cover up a part of his tattoo, on the left side of his [...]

Fev Weighs In On The Grant Hackett Drama | Fifi & Dave | FoxFM Melbourne

Sun, 01/05/2016 - 23:20
“At the end of the day it all comes down to drinking”

I should have ended swim comeback: Hackett

Sun, 01/05/2016 - 22:20
Hackett said his biggest regret was not listening to warning signs 12 months ago when he successfully launched a comeback after six years out of the pool. The triple Olympic gold medallist was the feel good story of Australian swimming when he remarkably made the 2015 world titles team at 35 after just months back [...]

Kiwi freediver Trubridge breaks world record

Sun, 01/05/2016 - 22:11
New Zealander William Trubridge has broken his own freediving world record by swimming to a depth of 122 metres in the Bahamas. The world record is the 16th of Trubridge’s career, and surpasses the record he already held of 121 metres. Read Newshub

My Journey: Ryan Lochte

Frí, 29/04/2016 - 15:28
Gold medalist Ryan Lochte recounts how his love for swimming took him to the University of Florida and then to the Olympics.

More Than Sport: It’s so much more than training for swimmer Ellen Keane

Frí, 29/04/2016 - 14:13
There’s more to Ellen Keane than tough training and hard work.

Matt’s Action Cam: Swimming for Gold

Frí, 29/04/2016 - 14:03
Sophomore from Central Valley High School, Sarah Nicholls has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials! Matt Rogers interviewed her on Matt’s Action Cam on Good Day Spokane.