Olympic gold-medalist Anthony Ervin headlined the Maccabiah Games, an international Jewish/Israeli multi-sport event. (Jerusalem Post)
Hungarian gold-medal swimmer Katinka Hosszú discusses her pre-race mental preparation. (CNN, with video)
Inspired by Highlights magazine, USA Swimming released their first-ever Safe Sport Activity Book for kids.
Don't miss this fascinating podcast on swimming pool design, its impact on skateboarding culture, and the curious history of the kidney-shaped pool. (99% Invisible)
Poor swimming skills are one of the five most common weaknesses among Ironman triathletes. (220 Triathlon)
Ultra-marathon swimmer Jaimie Monahan completed her swim from Vermont to Quebec. (Swimming World)
Try these tips to keep your dog swimming safely. (SA Express-News)
"You’ll never regret a swim," says Ruth Fitzmaurice, author of a bestselling memoir about family, health, and swimming in the Irish Sea. (Guardian)
Get inspired by Susan Marens, a 75-year-old open water swimmer who travels internationally to compete. (Virginian-Pilot)
New Yorkers, your kids can take free Learn-to-Swim classes at your state parks.
A Wisconsin heat wave inspired this flashback to when swimming was illegal for fear of "indecent exposure." (WPR)
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Around 80 people formed a human chain to rescue a group of swimmers in danger of drowning after they were caught in a powerful riptide. Six members of the same family were among nine people passed along the chain to safety at Florida’s Panama City beach on Saturday evening. “It was a wave of humanity that brings some things back into focus, that maybe we haven’t lost all hope in this world,” Derek Simmons, an Alabama native who quickly organised the chain, told us in an interview.
"I've just always loved being underwater. When I jump in, the water's always cold, and it kind of shocks my system into being quiet for a second... That brings me a lot of peace, I think, that I don't have in my daily life." . . Check out the link in the bio to watch @olympicchannel's documentary about Schuyler Bailar, @harvardswim swimmer and the NCAA's first openly transgender Division I athlete .
Cliff diver @orlandoduque lands off the island of Sao Miguel in #portugal as he competes in the @redbullcliffdiving World Series. The Colombian won the event, his first victory on the tour since 2013. Swipe ⬅️ to see more of our what a shot gallery, or click on the link in our bio #cliffdiving #sports #sportsphotography #instasport (📸 Getty Images)