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ISHOF CEO Bruce Wigo talks with the legendary swimming and water polo coach of UCLA, Bob Horn, about his role in teaching Burt Lancaster to swim for the cult classic film version of John Cheever's short story, the swimmer Continue reading
Posted yesterday at the17thman
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SwimOutlet.com, the web’s most popular swim shop, has renewed its long-standing partnership with the Fitter & Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet.com. The Fitter & Faster Swim Tour is the leading series of swim clinics and camps in the nation... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at the17thman
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Lane 1 - NBC Olympics posts "South Korean Olympic swim champ Park Tae-hwan fails drug test. Park Tae-hwan, a four-time Olympic swimming medalist, has failed a drug test, according to South Korean media citing Park’s management agency." Lane 2 -... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at the17thman
In this first of many #swimisodes on swimming starts, Coach Gary Hall teaches the proper distance one should maintain between feet both side to side and back to front on the modern starting block. Getting off to a good start... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at the17thman
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I tried something brand new this week. Not sure if you’ve heard of it, but I have been doing some research on USRPT (http://usrpt.com/mini-guide-to-usrpt/) so I finally decided to do it. The workout style is much different than I am... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at the17thman
Fueled by Water is our tribute to water and the people who are fueled by it. Tara has been diving since she was six years old. Today, she’s a professional cliff diver who has dived throughout the world in places... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at the17thman
Here we go again!!! Warm Up: 400 swim 300 pull 200 Kick 100 IM drill The Workout: 10x150 middle 50 drill/kick. 8x100 third 25 kick 6x75 50swim/25kick Finishing Up: 4x25s sprint from the blocks The Cooldown: 200 ez My name... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at the17thman
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Lane 1 - The National posts "USA Swimming anger at decision to host open-water race in UAE. More than four years after the death of open-water star Fran Crippen, swimming’s international governing body plans to hold a World Cup race... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at the17thman
Fueled by Water is our tribute to water and the people who are fueled by it. Explore our series of 17 short films featuring people who are Fueled by Water—everyone from a body surfer gliding down walls of water to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at the17thman
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SPEEDO USA LAUNCHES FUELED BY WATER CAMPAIGN New Digital and Social Media Campaign from the World’s Leading Aquatic Brand Celebrates All Things Water and People’s Wide-Ranging Passion for Water Sports LOS ANGELES (January 14, 2015) – SPEEDO USA, a division... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at the17thman
Lane 1 - Daily Telegraph posts "Stephanie Rice reveals her like and dislikes about food to her 90,000 Instagram fans. STAR swimmer Stephanie Rice has let her fans know a few bizarre facts about her eating habits." Lane 2 -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at the17thman
See Australia take on China, Japan and the mighty USA! Get your tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/Aquati... Visit the website for more details: www.aquaticsuperseries.com.au #SuperSeriousFun Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at the17thman
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Lane 1 - Global Travel Industry News posts "Olympian Mark Spitz to host island cruise experience in the Caribbean. Spitz will conduct a series of swimming master classes for guests who want to enhance their swimming abilities, or for those... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at the17thman
Here’s this week’s contribution. 400 swim 200 kick 300 pull 100 drill 15x100s 1-5 free, count strokes @15 sec rest 6-10 free, build to hard (@30 sec rest) 11-15 free HARD @60sec rest 400 backstroke kick 4x150s IM drop the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at the17thman
Fueled by Water is our tribute to water and the people who are fueled by it. A love for water can start early. José, Caitlyn, Natalie, Nicolai, Isabela, and Mina are all off to an excellent start. Swimming teaches confidence,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at the17thman
Been a bit busy and no swimming but at last I got a few minutes to write a few swim bits. Lane 1 - Australian Olympic Committee posts "Lochte to lead US against AUS Swim Team in Perth. Eleven-time Olympic... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at the17thman
The Consumer Electronics Show featured a fashion show for wearables as more companies try to make watches, necklaces, belts and other gear with gadgets in them look good. Consumer Reports looks over the trend. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at even more of the17thman
IFit at the Consumer Electronics Show displayed a bed that'll raise your head when it's time to get up and then relay the information to your treadmill. Consumer Reports explains how fitness companies are embracing connectivity to make you healthier. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at even more of the17thman
Agon Swim Custom Mesh Bags Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at the17thman
Olympian Missy Franklin took time out of her 2014 holiday break from Cal to visit with some inspirational children at Seacrest Studios at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at the17thman
Lane 1 - The Guardian posts "World Winter Swimming Championships: cold, tough – but what a buzz. It’s the biggest winter swimming event in the world – and our writer braved the sub-zero temperatures to see if he had the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at the17thman
Play harder, work smarter, live better with vívoactive. This ultra-thin, lightweight GPS smartwatch comes with built-in running, biking, golfing, swimming and activity tracking apps. Use on its own or pair with your compatible smartphone for incoming calls and message notifications. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at even more of the17thman
Get up and get moving with vívofit 2. It’s the only activity tracker with a 1+ year battery life, backlit display and move bar with audible alerts that reminds you when you’ve been inactive. vívofit 2 provides a daily step goal and shows your steps, calories, distance and time of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at even more of the17thman