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This Day in Swimming: Capt. Webb 1st to Swim the English Channel

In 1875, Capt. Matthew Webb dove into the cool waters off Admiralty Pier on the Dover coast; he came ashore in Calais 21 hours and 45 minutes later. His was the first unassisted swim across the English Channel. The feat positioned Capt. Webb to become a champion for swimming safety ...

Back to Swim School with Endless Pools

School’s back in session, and on the pool decks at select universities, including Harvard and USC, that means it’s time for stroke refinement in the Endless Pool®.

PHOTOS: 5 Stunning Endless Pools

The versatile Endless Pools® swimming machine can look cozy or luxurious, organic or outstanding, as you can see from these stellar recent photographs! Our signature current lets you swim in place outdoors, in spare rooms, or in new additions. In consultation with our experienced Design Representatives, these five homeowners have ...

This Day in Swimming: Stephen Redmond Completes the Oceans Seven

Stephen Redmond emerged from the Tsugaru Channel onto the shores of Hokkaido, Japan. The first person to complete what’s known as the Oceans Seven.

David Adams: Helping Swimmers Feel at One with the Water

“I don’t try to swim anywhere; the end of the pool comes to me. You get in a state of oneness. It sounds totally crazy! I try to get to the highest state of consciousness through swimming.

Making Miracles Happen at the Ironman World Championships

Great sports stories are about overcoming adversity. While the 140.6-mile trek of an IRONMAN triathlon seems sufficiently adverse on its own, Steve Walker and Derek Fitzgerald overcame so much more to finish the grueling course at Kona.

6 Steps to Swimming for Weight Loss (Part 3 of 3)

Here, we consider practical strategies to build a regular swimming weight-loss regimen.

Krige Schabort Aims for Paralympic Gold

“My life has changed in a second,” says Krige Schabort, and that’s been true more than once. As he prepares for his sixth and final Paralympic Games, the 2015 ESPY Award winner reflected on the improbable and inspiring path that may well lead him to Olympic gold. Lemons into Lemonade ...

The Brownlees Defend their Olympic Titles

Alistair Brownlee became the first person to win back-to-back gold in Olympic triathlon. He and his brother, Jonathan, who took the bronze in London 2012, both acknowledge that their Endless Pool® has played a crucial role in their preparation.

How the Brownlee Brothers Made History in Rio

If there’s any sibling rivalry between the Brownlees, it wasn’t visible in Rio. Moments before Alistair crossed the finish line to win his second consecutive Olympic gold medal, a historic first in Triathlon, he paused to look over his shoulder for his younger brother, Jonathan, just a few seconds behind. ...

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