Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 9/14/17

Marathon swimmer Ben Lecomte has a strong new ally in his plan to swim across the Pacific Ocean. (Daily Breeze)

Is one hand weaker than the other? A new swim tracker – worn as rings on your middle fingers – may help you correct that. (Reuters video)

Five years ago, he was a refugee; this weekend, he'll swim 12km to raise money for classrooms in South Africa. (News24)

Find out why former world swimming champion James Magnussen believes that he wouldn't be talent-scouted if he were a 16-year-old today. (News.com.au)

A 15-year-old kidnapping victim escaped after 29 days in captivity … by swimming across a lake! (NY Daily News)

What's it like to take a baby swim class with Michael and Boomer Phelps? (TODAY)

Berlin travel tip: lake swimming is easily accessible in the heart of town. (New York Times)

Olympic swimmers Cammile Adams and Allison Schmitt are pitching in to help Houston-area swimmers hurt by Hurricane Harvey. (Swimming World)

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