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Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 8/10/17

Antonio Argüelles completed the Oceans Seven! He's the 7th person of all time, the first Latin American and the oldest person ever to complete the seven challenging open-water swims. (New York Times) Ryan Lochte returned to competitive swimming at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships with a gold-medal swim. (USA Today, ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 7/21/17

At the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Katie Ledecky and Adam Peaty may have locks on their signature events, but several races remain wide open. (Swim Swam) Just before Ryan Lochte's return to competitive swimming (Swimming World), a Brazilian court threw out all charges against him (NPR). A deaf swimmer ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 7/14/17

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 ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 7/7/17

The ascent of Caeleb Dressel is among these three takeaways from USA Swimming Nationals. (NBC Sports) While Nathan Adrian is being called 'the new face of U.S. men's swimming' (AP) Katie Ledecky has been tagged 'the new face of swimming in the world' (Washington Post). At least one of the ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 6/29/17

Olympic gold-medalist Katie Ledecky won the prestigious Honda Cup; it's the first time it went to a freshman in 35 years! (NBC Sports) The teen swimming sensation has also struck up a surprising friendship with a former teen swimming star, 73-year-old Chris Olmstead. (NY Times) What does it mean for ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 6/23/17

These bold predictions for next week's 2017 USA Swimming Nationals forecast good news for Lilly King and Matt Grevers. (Swimming World) Cheers to Pat Gallant-Charette, who became the oldest woman to swim the English Channel! (WCSH, with video) Houston-area dog owners can now take their furry friends to a private ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 6/16/17

Three new swimming events approved by the IOC are earning praise for bringing long-overdue equality to Olympic swimming. (USA Today) A new rule for the FINA World Cup seems specifically targeted at Hungary's "Iron Lady," Katinka Hosszu. (Swim Swam) He's 33 and fell short at last year's Olympic trials, but ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 6/9/17

Check in with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin as she starts her swimming workouts after two shoulder surgeries. (Reuters) Discover the best swimming holes in Texas. (TPR, with audio) A new survey reveals the surprisingly high number of parents who let their kids swim unsupervised. (National Poll on Children's Health) ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 12/14/16

For a longer life, swimming is one of the best exercises you can do, a large-scale Finnish study found. (CNN) Cold water swimming may have distinct benefits, according to researchers and these UK women who love “wild swimming.” (Daily Mail) In this excerpt from her new memoir, Olympic gold medalist ...

Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 11/2/16

As Dara Torres received her much-deserved International Swimming Hall of Fame induction, 14-year-old New York swimmer Kate Douglass broke Torres’ last remaining National Age Group record. (Swimming World) The USA Swimming Foundation gave a total of $10,000 to five Make A Splash Local Partners to help transition children from learn-to-swim ...

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