The Week in Swimming 3/23/2018

Enjoy this overview of the D1 Men’s NCAA Swimming Championships (

Swimming World
), which are underway and streaming live.   

While Stanford won the NCAA Women's Swimming Championship title (ESPN, with video), IU swimmer Lilly King broke her own American record. (

IndyStar
, with video). 

Goodbye, Eagles? EMU announced the end of its Men's Swimming and Diving program. Given the team's 34 MAC Conference titles, reaction was swift and strong (Swim Swam) and included a crowdfunding page to save the program (GoFundMe).   

As part of their "What's Your Workout?" series, the

Wall Street Journal
profiled a retired swim mom who followed in her daughter's footsteps by becoming a competitive Masters swimmer. 

Watch video of – and by – a robotic fish with a surprisingly realistic swim. (

Science

A new line of swimwear by and for women has attracted some high-profile investors, including actress Demi Moore. (

Women's Wear Daily

In this Indonesian village, swimming skills are required to retrieve potable water. (Phys.org) 

Six letters from former Nippers, young Australians trained in surf safety, shed a fascinating light on the program's culture. (

NY Times

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