The Week in Swimming 6/8/2018

Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones and competitive swimmer Reece Whitley help kick off the USA Swimming Foundation's 2018 Make a Splash Tour

Can Nathan Adrian maintain his perfect 100-free winning streak? Check out the competition and the other top stories for this week's Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara? (Swim Swam)

After years of planning, Ben Lecomte left the coast of Choshi, Japan, on his six-month, 5,500-mile swim across the Pacific, including the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to San Francisco. (CNN)

Katie Ledecky opens up about why she chose this moment to go pro. (USA Today)

Missy Franklin discusses her comeback as she enters her first swimming meets since Rio. (NBC Sports)

Swimming competitively for just three years, this Paralympic swimmer is already breaking swimming records. (WEHT, with video)

Get inspired by this specially tailored swimming program for special-needs kids. (KXMC, with video) And a beach town prioritizes teaching its school children to swim by offering free swimming lessons. (Press of Atlantic City)

Writer Jay Wills details how he's finally learned to swim … and enjoy it! (GQ)

What are the best strength workouts for swimmers? (Men's Journal)

Start your summer travel plans with this guide to the country's best swimming holes. (RD)

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