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)