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Pennsylvania couple take pet snake for a swim, lose it in the process

Mán, 17/08/2015 - 15:04
A trip to a favourite swimming hole has left a Pennsylvania couple worried for the safety of their beloved pet — which just happens to be a 5-foot long snake. On August 9, Kolby and Zachary Latranyi headed down to the Susquehanna River in Cooper Township with their dog and red-tailed boa constrictor. The snake, [...]

Copenhagen Swim 2015 Teaser and Details

Mán, 17/08/2015 - 14:23
In what other European capital can you swim around the government building? On 29 August 2015, the Danish Swimming Federation invites you to swim around Christiansborg Palace – the seat of the Danish Parliament – either as part of the 2000m Round Christiansborg individual swim, or as part if the Krüger relay swim, where 4-member company, family, friend [...]

FINA Swimming World Cup 2015 stage 1 – Moscow

Mán, 17/08/2015 - 11:59
The first leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015, held in Moscow (RUS) on August 11-12, was highlighted by the outstanding performances of Katinka Hosszu (HUN), the winner of the 2013 and 2014 editions of this competition. Competition was held in a 50m pool, for the first time since the launch of the annual [...]

Smarty pants English Cocker Spaniel retrieves ball from pool

Mán, 17/08/2015 - 09:25
Jessers McGhee loves the pool but cant find the courage to jump on in.. here is his solution!

60 Seconds With… Rebecca Adlington

Frí, 14/08/2015 - 14:30
Get to know double Olympic Gold & Bronze medallist Rebecca Adlington better in 60 seconds.

Olympic Medalist Cullen Jones Teaches Kids To Swim | NBC News

Frí, 14/08/2015 - 11:19
Olympian Cullen Jones joined the Make A Splash Initiative to teach children to swim.

Two teenagers drown in Norfolk after ‘no swimming’ signs were vandalised

Frí, 14/08/2015 - 11:10
Two teenagers have drowned in front of family members in the Norfolk Broads after “no swimming” signs that had only been in place for a couple of days were vandalised. Bonheur Musungay, 14, and Stella Kambi, 17, died on Wednesday after getting into difficulty in St Andrew’s Broad on the Thorpe Marshes reserve on the [...]

Adam Peaty: ‘It’s brutal. I’m going to get better, so that no one can get near me’

Frí, 14/08/2015 - 11:03
“It’s a false ideology, really,” Adam Peaty says coolly, his three world championship gold medals clinking around his neck, as he considers one of the most cliched and overheated words in sport: pressure. Peaty, who has just returned from Russia, where he was the dominant male swimmer while winning the 50m and 100m breaststroke world [...]

10 Most Amazing Water Slides In The World

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 13:42
From water slides that are built out of old decommissioned airplanes, to slides so steep they plummet you to the earth in a matter of split seconds! We take a look at 10 of the Most Amazing water slides in the world!

GoPro: USA Water Polo Women’s National Team

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 11:39
Find out what it takes for the former Gold Medal winners, to be the best in world. With hard work and dedication, the USA Women’s Water Polo National Team have their eyes set on Gold in 2016.

A taste of the Mixed Zone – Kazan 2015

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 11:37
Some fun behind the scenes footage from the mixed zone in Kazan

Doha GOALS Day 2: Time Out with Michael Phelps

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 11:10
Speaker: Michael PHELPS, 22-time Medalist & World Champion, Founder & President, Michael Phelps Foundation, United States Moderator: Ato BOLDON, Four-Time Olympic Medalist, Broadcaster & IAAF Global Ambassador, Trinidad & Tobago

The Magazine 2015 Body Issue: Michael Phelps feature

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 10:15
Go behind the scenes on the making of ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue featuring swimmer Michael Phelps. Phelps discusses why he has come out of retirement and returned to competition.

Best Bodies in the World 2015: Swimmer Natalie Coughlin

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 10:07
“Sculling—an underwater drill that mostly uses my arms—is one of my favorite ways to work my back muscles.”

Alligator bites off swimmer’s arm

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 09:43
An alligator attacked a woman swimming in a river Saturday near Orlando, biting off her arm below the shoulder, witnesses said. The attack happened on the Wekiva River near Wekiva Island, where businesses rent out canoes about 15 miles northwest of Orlando. When nearby kayakers realized that the woman, who appeared to be in her late [...]

Copenhagen: an outdoor swimming tour – the best pools and sea baths

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 09:37
Miles of great beaches a short bus ride from the centre of Copenhagen plus the clear waters of the city’s inner harbour, mean you are spoilt for choice when swimming in the Danish capital. And many offer free admission, too. Read the Guardian Photo by Risager

Kazan 2015 – World Championships Highlights

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 09:12
The best of #Kazan2015 #FINAworlds

Swim.com Launches World’s First Swim Tracking App for Android Wear

Mik, 12/08/2015 - 08:31
San Jose, CA (August 11, 2015) – Swim.com, the world’s most advanced swim workout and training platform, launched its Android Wear app today, allowing swimmers to track their swims and access advanced analytics using any waterproof Android Wear device, including the waterproof Sony Smartwatch 3. With its launch, Swim.com becomes the first swim app available for Android Wear. [...]