With all the talk about covering news with airborne drones, St. Louis FOX affiliate KTVI has decided to swim against the tide by showing off its news boat. yesterday, the station revealed AquaFOX, an Axis A24 wrapped in station branding. KTVI news director Audrey Prywitch reminded TVSpy while St. Show More Summary
50 yard freestyle : 31.69 3 out of 4 in the 30-34 male age group 43 out of 48 men 54 out of 67 overall With that crappy, crappy dive, it makes sense that I was a little slower this year than I was last year. 500 yard freestyle : 7:26.08...Show More Summary
Yesterday was the "Ys Guys" masters swim meet at the University of St. Thomas. I claim to be no "master" at this thing that I do in the water. SOME PRE-RACE DRAMA: So I noted in a post on Friday that my goggles were splitting in 2 pieces during some practice dives. Show More Summary
The final "psych sheets" are out for the meet tomorrow, and there are no surprises: I'll be one of the slower ones there. First up is the 50. Out of the 50 people signed up, I'm seeded 38th: GOALS FOR THE 50 : Don't dive like a complete ass, don't take any extra breaths near the end, and shoot for a sub-31 PR. Show More Summary
Here's what you came here to see: That's my chest after just 5 practice dives yesterday. My swim meet is Sunday, and it had been 363 days since my last dive (really), so I figured I should get in a few practices. I'm glad I tried a few...Show More Summary
So being I'm trying my first 500 yards at a swim meet this weekend, I went looking for swim calculators to try to help me predict my time. I'd love to break 7:30, but I don't know how realistic that is. I found this calculator which states that... Peter Riegel did basic formula for predicting race time. Show More Summary
Meet Kamapua’a. He’s a surfing pig who belongs to Kai Holt, a Hawaii resident. One day Kamapua’a slipped into Holt’s pool, which is when he discovered the pig could swim and swim pretty well. So, obviously the thing to do was take him surfing. Kamapua’a has become somewhat well known. He now gets free surfboards(...)
The first is a swim meet in 2 weeks: Yep, I registered for the 50 and 100 like I did last year at this meet (my FIRST swim meet), but I also took the leap and thought I'd try the 500. gulp Aaron G was teasing me about showing up JUST to get photos of my 19 non-flip turns in the 500. Show More Summary
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Darci grew up almost 1,000 kilometers away from the nearest ocean and studied ballet until she learned to swim at the age of 18. After being introduced to the sport in 2007, she is now considered China's first 'pro' surfer who helped pioneer the sport in the country, and has taken part in the past three Hainan World Longboard championships. [ more › ]
SwimSwam posted this list of (possibly unfortunate) kinds of swimmers you'll find in the pool: Here are 15 common swimming characters we find in our lanes on a day-to-day basis– The Meet Swimmer. The crunch time performer, the athlete...Show More Summary
Before his swim meet on Dec. 7 had even started, Florida swimmer Josh Zuchowski, 9, decided he was not only going to compete in honor of his biggest rival, but also win the top trophy in the event and give it to him. The Santa ClausShow More Summary
What if you could spend your summers swimming with dolphins in turquoise seas? Behavioral biologist Denise Herzing does just that. In this beautiful video, meet some of the dolphins she's befriended along the way. Watch a mother dolphin...Show More Summary
That's right! Professional Triathlete (and amateur jackass) Devon Palmer is finally going to race me in the pool. It's going to happen this Thursday!! On December 12th, we're meeting at the Hopkins Masters Swim at the Eisenhower Community Center at 8 a.m. Show More Summary
Meet the endless runner-like game that will swim its way into all our hearts. Reunite Puffington with his love, Wormina, by navigating treacherous ocean obstacles. The post Puffington Review appeared first on 148Apps.
You watched him win 22 Olympic medals, break numerous world records, and grace the covers of several magazines, but how exactly how did Michael Phelps get into swimming? Enter Hilary Phelps, the oldest sister of the Phelps clan, whose siblings would later follow in her swimming footsteps. Show More Summary
Son Three: Dad, did you ever noice 9/11 and nine one one are the same? Is that a coincidence? Son Two, sighing: I find conspiracy theorists so tiresome.
I recently had the distinct pleasure of meeting -- and giving two big hugs to -- Diana Nyad at a fundraiser for Creative Visions Foundation. Creative Visions supports "creative activists" -- artist, musicians, and filmmakers who create awareness of global issues through their art. Show More Summary
No one is looking forward to the U.S. Olympic trials more than Ryan Lochte. As the only man to beat the swimming behemoth that is Michael Phelps in recent years, he’ll be the one to watch in Omaha as Olympic hopefuls swim for the 52 coveted spots on the Olympic team. Show More Summary