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Great Stars at the FINA High Diving World Cup 2014

Hós, 07/08/2014 - 08:53
The first edition of the FINA High Diving World Cup will take place in Kazan (RUS), on August 8-10, 2014 gathering the best world athletes in this exciting discipline. This competition will be the first stand-alone event for FINA in High Diving, after its inclusion in the programme of the 2013 FINA World Championships in [...]

2014 Para Pan Pacs – Aussie swimmers are ready to go!

Hós, 07/08/2014 - 00:17
Courtesy of Swimming Australia on YouTube

Behold Kama The Surfing Pig

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 19:34
You’ve seen surfing dogs. Now meet Kama. Kama and owner Kai Holt and hit Sandy Beach for a surf session with the locals in. Courtesy of GoPro on YouTube

Technical Meeting – 2014 USA Swimming National Championships

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 16:20
Courtesy of USA Swimming

Swimmer, 16, attempting to break world record

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 16:17
A New Jersey teen attempting to become the youngest swimmer to complete three endurance ocean swims arrived in Rancho Palos Verdes Monday evening after swimming for nearly 20 hours. Charlotte Samuels, 16, finished swimming across the Catalina Island Channel shortly before 8 p.m. She began the 20.2-mile swim around midnight under the nearly pitch-black sky. [...]

Woman sneaks into Berlin Zoo seal pool for swim

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 15:19
A woman sneaked into the seal pool of Berlin Zoo on Monday night, risking serious injury to take a swim with the animals after closing time, zoo authorities said. A witness told German daily Bild: “I watched as the woman stripped to her bikini and then lowered herself into the seal pool. Further back was [...]

Moroccan long-distance swimmer hopes to set record in Alaska

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 15:08
A young man from Morocco has arrived in Alaska with an ambitious goal. Twenty-seven-year-old Hassan Baraka wants to be the first Moroccan to swim between every continent on the globe. Baraka is an ambassador for his country, particularly Moroccan Princess Lalla Hasna. Hasna was appointed by the United Nations to bring awareness to coastal issues. [...]

Aussie boss says Tasmania on Glasgow 2014 swim uniform, but regrets apparent slight

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 15:02
The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has responded to claims Tasmania was left off the map on a team uniform, saying it “would never knowingly do anything to offend the people of Tasmania”. Chief executive Perry Crosswhite replied to a letter from Premier Will Hodgman saying “it is regrettable that some people were offended by the [...]

Missy Franklin Press Conference at the 2014 USA Swimming National Championships

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 14:18
Courtesy of USA Swimming on YouTube

Katie Ledecky Press Conference at the 2014 USA Swimming National Championships

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 12:51
Courtesy of USA Swimming on YouTube

Chad Le Clos on his relationship with his coach

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 11:27
South Africa’s Olympic champion and YOG ambassador Chad Le Clos discusses his relationship with his coach [Graham Hill] and how he gets the best performance from Chad.

Aqua Sphere signs Michael Phelps

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 11:23
Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games. Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history will have a different look. Phelps announced Tuesday that he has [...]

Bonduel struggles with geese at swimming pond

Mik, 06/08/2014 - 11:20
Village officials are working to remove a family of Canada geese from a popular swimming pond. The pond in Cedar Park is a hot spot in Bonduel for families to cool off. The man-made swimming hole is fed by a natural spring, and the clear water attracts plenty of visitors. “I think this is very [...]

FINA TV to Live Stream the Kazan 2014 FINA High Diving World Cup

Týs, 05/08/2014 - 14:43
See FINA, the events of the 1st FINA High Diving World Cup 2014 – Kazan (RUS) on August 8-10 will be streamed live and free of charge on FINAtv. August 8: 16:00 to 17h50 GMT (men’s competition, rounds 1-3) August 9: 12h10 to 13h41 GMT (women’s competition, rounds 1-3) August 10: 15h40 to 16h55 GMT [...]

Every Child Can Swim – Team Scotland

Týs, 05/08/2014 - 13:35
Scottish Swimming would like to ensure that #everychildcanswim. Watch medallists from the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow talk about when they learned to swim and why it is important for every child to learn to swim.

To school, here, involves daily swim for young Gujaratis

Týs, 05/08/2014 - 13:33
At 7 am, Geeta Baria, age 16, is ready for school. She is neatly dressed in a white-coloured salwar kameez, her long hair is braided. Now, for her daily swim. Along with a hundred of her classmates, Geeta is waiting on the banks of the river that separates villages like hers in Central Gujarat from [...]

Ellie Simmonds Meets David Walliams

Týs, 05/08/2014 - 12:31
Paralympic double gold medallist Ellie Simmonds OBE meets up with David Walliams to talk about their shared love for swimming, her interest in dance and Little Britain David Walliams is taking part in SwimBritain this year, and anyone who signs up can be in with the chance to join his team at the London Aquatics [...]

Michelle Wie & Chad Le Clos reveal their heroes

Týs, 05/08/2014 - 12:28
YOG ambassadors Michelle Wie and Chad Le Clos talk about their sporting heroes in the build up to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Happy dog helps people get into the pool

Týs, 05/08/2014 - 12:21
Lifeguard Lab “Toyo” helps people get into the pool. I know one or two swimmers who could use a dog like that, especially before morning practice. Seen on Google+