Fast Fix Blog About Swimming
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Find out what James Guy listens to before a big race, the difference between a good and a great swimmer, and his advice for young swimmers.
Antonio Negron is a freediving fisherman who spears each catch on a single breath. Join him on a dive into the waters of Culebra, Puerto Rico and understand the importance of catching only what you need to survive.
When you associate “open water” and “Brazil”, the inevitable result is Ana Marcela Cunha. With six medals (two of each colour) at the FINA World Championships since 2011, the Brazilian champion is also a shining star in the annual circuit of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup.
A group of UK adventurers have made history as the first Brits believed to have freedived in Antarctica. Will Glendinning, 40, made the treacherous journey to the planet’s most southerly continent with friend Dave Crump and four other crew members. Freediving involves going underwater without breathing equipment and relies on the diver’s ability to hold [...]
A high school swim club is in hot water after school officials say the girls hired a male stripper to perform at their swimming banquet last week. The students were gathered at an off-campus facility in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday when the dancer dropped in, making a splash, a district official confirmed. “It turned [...]
An underwater drone has found the Loch Ness Monster but not the one many people are hoping for. The fabled Loch Ness Monster, affectionately known as Nessie in Scotland, has been the focus of searches for decades but all efforts have failed. However, an autonomous underwater vehicle has found a 30-foot model of the Loch [...]
A diver who was bitten by a bull shark while free diving for cobia is being treated at the hospital, fire fighters say. Terri Parker reports.
Michael Phelps talking about Sun Yang during the interview with Sina Sports
The International Aquatics Federation says that air conditioning should be installed at the Olympic Park aquatics center, but the city continues to assess the situation. FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu described the venue to ATR as an “indoor, outdoor pool complex,” that could use more ventilation at the pool level. Marculescu remains impressed with the [...]
Considering the provisional suspension imposed by FINA to swimmer Yulia Efimova (RUS) and the recent WADA recommendations on the use of Meldonium, the FINA Doping Panel decided to maintain the provisional suspension of this athlete, until a hearing of Ms Efimova is held by the FINA Doping Panel. Read FINA Photo courtesy of svoem.dk, CC [...]
Disgraced former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan remains undecided on entering the upcoming national team trials, after he has been ruled out of this year’s Summer Games, his agency said Tuesday. Park has registered to compete in the men’s 100m, 200m, 400m and 1,500m freestyle races at the 88th Dong-A Swimming Competition starting on April [...]
Streamed live on Apr 12, 2016
Tyler Pidde is a member of the YMCA Stingrays Swim Team and one of the nation’s best swimmers who has grown up at the Y. He started with swim lessons more than 10 years ago, qualified for nationals twice this past year and is now pursuing a goal to swim in college. He credits his [...]
Brian Bencomo took a look at USC head swim coach Dave Salo and how he coaches not only Trojans, but Olympians as well.
Katie Ledecky chats with the media ahead of the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa on April 13, 2016.
Live from SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre.
The presence of less than one microgram of meldonium in doping samples in tests conducted on athletes before March 1 this year is acceptable, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday. Meldonium was added to WADA’s list of banned substances on Jan. 1, 2016, with athletes around the world being informed of the decision [...]
Fiddling with the laces on his bright red personalised Nike trainers, Adam Peaty does something that is rare when he is away from the pool: he talks about swimming. Already a three-time world champion and double world record holder, Peaty usually adheres to a simple rule when he emerges from the water. Switch off. He [...]
TrueSport Ambassador and Olympic Swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel, shares how she stays healthy.