The Week in Swimming 6/15/2018

Keep an eye on these 6 swimmers to watch at the 2018 Charlotte Ultra Swim, which runs through this weekend. (

Swimming World
)

Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel says she swims to save lives more than to win medals. (

Mercury News
)

Why hasn't the U.S. ever hosted the FINA World Championships, an event that it routinely dominates? (FloSwimming)

Get inspired by 91-year-old Jan Muetzel, who's been a swim instructor for over 70 years! (KNWA, with video)

A UK open water swimmer is poised to set his third world record by swimming twice around the Channel Island of Jersey. (

Evening Post
)

Who's up for a swim on the East Coast? Check out these 5 Boston-area swimming holes, all accessible by mass transit (

Boston Magazine
), 7 dog-friendly pools in Atlanta (
Journal Constitution
), and 10 secluded swimming spots for NYC day-trippers looking to avoid the crowds (Thrillist).

Watch this inspiring short film about a Paralympic swimmer, Gawilan (with subtitles), that just won a prize at the Stories of Hope Film Festival. Below that, check out this extraordinary time-lapse video of a camping trailer being transformed into a mobile swimming pool.

Why is 33-Year-Old Ryan Lochte is still swimming? Check out link in bio!

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