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Indiana Club Swimmer Dies in Triple Homicide-Suicide
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Sept. 9, 2020— Jakob Mumper , a member of the swim teams at the Indiana Swim Club in Bloomington, Indiana and Bloomington North High School, was killed on Sunday in what police believe was a homicide-suicide. According to local authorities, 61-year old Jeff Mumper shot and killed his 54-year old white Greta, his 26-year old daughter Emma, and his 18-year old son Jakob on Sunday at their home in Bloomington. He then shot himself as well. On Monday, memorials for the family have poured out both in the form of a physical memorial on the front porch of the family’s home, as well as online remembrances. ...
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Woman caught swimming naked in neighbors pool
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July 16, 2020— A Charlotte County woman was arrested after breaking into her neighbors lani and going for a swim naked. The homeowner saw it on his surveillance video and called the cops.
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Malibu Community Pool reopens after four months
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July 12, 2020— Under COVID-19 protocols, the Malibu Community Pool, located at Malibu High School and operated by the Parks and Recreation Department, welcomed swimmers back on July 11.
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Beach-Goers Head To Coney Island As Rain From Tropical Storm Fay Dies Down
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July 12, 2020— Nice weather at times Saturday gave businesses and beaches in New York City a boost, but it was a struggle for some swimmers who encountered dangerous rip currents; CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.
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Swimmers return to outdoor pools including Hampstead Heath as coronavirus lockdown is eased further
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July 12, 2020— Hampstead Heath men’s, ladies’ and mixed bathing ponds, as well as the nearby Parliament Hill lido, reopened for early-morning swimmers on Saturday after the Government said outdoor pools could reopen from July 11.
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Blue Green Algae Closes Swim Area At Cherry Creek State Park

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Blue Green Algae Closes Swim Area At Cherry Creek State Park
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July 12, 2020— On one of the hottest weekends of the year, the swim area at Cherry Creek State Park is closed.
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Oregon Will Allow Pools To Reopen In Phase 2, As Early As Friday
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June 4, 2020— The state of Oregon will allow swimming pools to reopen in phase 2 of its reopening plan. For some counties, that could start as soon as Friday, June 5. All but one of the state’s counties is currently in phase 1 of the reopening plan, which allowed gyms to open, but not pools. Phase 2 of the plan will reopen pools and recreational sports, with varying levels of restrictions . Currently 29 counties have applied for phase 2 and remain under review. Multnomah County, the state’s biggest county which includes the city of Portland, is the only county that has not yet applied to move to p ...
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Tokyo Considering Olympic Facilities to House People With Coronavirus Symptoms
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April 4, 2020— With the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games postponed to 2021 due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic , the Tokyo government is considering using the empty venues constructed for the Games as temporary housing for citizens with mild coronavirus symptoms. The Athletes’ Village is among the venues that could be used as temporary housing for those showing possible symptoms of the coronavirus, thereby removing them from the rest of the population as a means to stifle the spread of the virus. Another possibility is the use of a facility meant to house police officers and other Games per ...
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Minneapolis to shut down beaches, waterparks for entire summer
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April 3, 2020— “The level of public congregation that takes place at aquatic facilities and the level of staff required to operate these facilities will make it impossible to open and manage these facilities safely this summer,” the parks board says
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Does swimming in a chlorinated pool kill coronavirus? | Your Coronavirus Questions
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April 3, 2020— Dr. Ben Springgate answers whether swimming in a pool will kill the coronavirus, and what to do if you have a CPAP and get the disease.
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Most bench presses underwater - Guinness World Records
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April 3, 2020— Bench presses are hard enough, but imagine doing them at the bottom of a lake! Well, that’s exactly what Greg Wittstock (USA) did to achieve the record for the most consecutive bench presses …
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Inspiring Story: George Corones World Record
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April 3, 2020— Watch as George Corones sets a new World Record and marks his place in history.
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Greece Added To List Of Countries Prohibiting Swimming In The Ocean
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April 2, 2020— In addition to public spaces, including pools and gyms, being shut down around the world due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the nation of Greece is taking things one step further. As of today, April 2nd, authorities in Greece have banned swimming, fishing and water sports in the surrounding ocean, per ‘The Ministry of Shipping and Islands Policy has sent a circular to all port authorities throughout the country informing them about the ban on these activities.’ Along with swimming and fishing from land/underwater fishing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, kite surfing, paddle ...
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Tennessee Department of Health advises healthcare workers to use diapers, swim goggles for protective equipment | Swimmer's Daily
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April 1, 2020— Nursing advocates say this is the wrong message to send to workers on the coronavirus front lines.
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Bruce Furniss Hospitalized after Severe Heart Attack
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April 1, 2020— Olympic gold medalist and swimming hall of famer Bruce Furniss has been hospitalized after suffering a severe heart attack Monday, according to his family. Furniss remains in intensive care in his native California. His family has set up an account via Caring Bridge to offer updates on his condition and share support with loved ones. Furniss’ family also released a statement: At the 1976 Olympics, Furniss, 62, won gold in the 200 freestyle in a world-record 1:50.29 to lead an American podium sweep. He joined Mike Bruner, John Naber and Jim Montgomery to set a world record and win gol ...
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Madisyn Cox's Swimming Career Now Depends on Getting Med School Deferred
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March 31, 2020— With timelines pushed back a year for the next Olympic Games in Tokyo , swimmers are re-adjusting their preparations for the new schedule. However, some swimmers, like Madisyn Cox , had plans for their lives after swimming that could now conflict with a 2021 Games. In 2019, Cox announced her intention to go to medical school after the summer of 2020 (Olympics or not) and stop swimming . She’ll now have to figure out if she can defer admissions to a school for a year to realize her Olympic aspirations or end her competitive career. “As of right now, I’m not exactly sure what [my plans ...
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Hungarian Swimming Reports 9 Positive Tests for COVID-19 at Training Camps
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March 31, 2020— News that additional Hungarian swimmers have tested positive for COVID-19 is rolling in after world champion Boglarka Kapas announced her positive test. The Hungarian Swimming Federation released a statement saying that nine people, including National Team swimmers and staff members, had tested positive as of Tuesday night. All individuals were tested as part of Hungarian Swimming’s training camps – swimmers and staff members have to test negative twice before entering any of the five national facilities that have r eportedly been made available. As part of that protocol, Dominik Koz ...
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1952 Olympic Champion, U.S. District Court Judge, John Davies Dies at 90
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March 29, 2020— John Davies , a legendary Australian Olympic champion, passed away at the age of 90 on Wednesday, March 25th in Pasadena, California. During his career, Davies was one of the early pioneers in butterfly-breaststroke, which is now the modern-day butterfly. In addition to a 1952 Olympic gold medal, while competing at the University of Michigan from 1948-1952, Davies earned 4 AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) and 2 NCAA individual breaststroke titles. At the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, representing Australia, Davies participated in the 200-meter breaststroke, yet had adopted the experimental “bu ...
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Italian Engineers Turn Snorkeling Gear Into Life-Saving Ventilators
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March 27, 2020— While China seems to have dealt with the spread of COVID-19 within its borders, countries like Italy and the US have become the new hot spots for the coronavirus. And as the number of those infected continues to rise, so does the demand for qualified specialists and necessary equipment. In response to this deficit, engineers at ISINNOVA have taken a genius step and teamed up with Decathlon and medical experts to convert full-face snorkeling masks into masks that can be hooked up to medical breathing machines that help those infected with the COVID-19 virus. While China seems to have ...
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Hope swimmer on sudden end to athletic career: ‘I don’t regret really anything’ | Swimmer's Daily
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March 27, 2020— Daniel Clyde heard it, but he couldn’t believe it. “I think a little bit disbelieve,” the Ann Arbor resident recalls. “I think everything accelerated so quickly with how our nation was responding to this pandemic.
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