Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 10/12/17

You can live-stream this weekend's USA College Challenge on the Pac-12 website and app.

Olympic gold-medal swimmer Anthony Ervin took a knee during the National Anthem, prompting the question, 'What should we expect at this winter's Olympics?' (

Washington Post
)

Two-time Olympic swimmer Lindsay Mintenko became the first woman to lead the National Swimming Team; the promotion came as part of a USA Swimming staff restructuring.

Open water swimmers, you have a new feline compatriot in Internet sensation Nathan the Beach Cat. (

People
)

A Palo Alto swim team hosted a swimming fundraiser for a Puerto Rican swim team impacted by Hurricane Maria. (

Swimming World
)

One hundred years ago this week, a newspaper announced that the sport of swimming, once thought "dangerous and violent," was starting to catch on! (

Spokesman-Review
)

Speaking of dangerous, a 72-year-old Irish swimmer wouldn't let the approaching eye of Storm Ophelia interrupt his daily Atlantic swim! (

Independent
, with video)

Triathletes, check out these 4 swim gear must-haves. (

Men's Health
)

Make your layovers fun with this list of the 8 best airport swimming pools. (CNN)

Win an SEC Championship, get πŸ’πŸ’ #BeELITE #GoldStandard

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@josh_amberger clocking in the fastest swim of the day at the IRONMAN World Championship. πŸ“·: @rockyarroyophotography

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