The Week in Swimming 6/15/2018

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin

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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