topic | Inspirational
Sept. 8, 2020—
Daniel Bull features in #GWR2021 for this highest altitude swim. Whilst visiting the Chilean mountains earlier this year, Daniel decided to have a dip in water that was below freezing! 🥶…
Sept. 1, 2020—
An eight-year-old boy has had an incredible encounter with a dolphin that’s started calling Torquay beach it’s home.
Playful Dolphin in Australia ...
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
July 18, 2020—
10 Reasons Why Having a Swim Sibling is the Best By Emma Gresser, Swimming World College Intern You may not get many heart-to-hearts at practice with your swim sibling, but having a sister or brother who knows the water like you do deepens the sibling bond. Here are 10 reasons why swim siblings are the greatest… Swimmers are the only people who can actually understand another swimmer. So when you are super sore after the 3 x 1000s you swam for time, your sibling will get it. After your coach gets done explaining the incredibly complicated set, you and your sibling can put your heads ...
10 Reasons Why Having a #Swim Sibling is the Best
July 15, 2020—
Garip Ay’s paintings come to life in the most extraordinary way. The Turkish artist uses an ancient technique called ebru, or marbling. He drops and flicks dyes onto water treated with a wetting agent that keeps the pigment from sinking. Then he swirls and shapes the vibrant colors into images that spring from his imagination. It takes a deft hand and special handmade tools to paint this way. Ay invites us into his studio in Istanbul to watch him create.
July 11, 2020—
Probably sounds familiar. This is one of the classic coach-isms that swimmers receive in the moments before stepping up on the blocks. But this outlook is something you should bring with you to the practice pool, too. Here’s why you should finish strong. Finish Like a Champion It’s the end of a big set, something gnarly like 30x100s on a short interval, best average, and it’s a certified fact that you are hurtin’. Legs are cement, lungs are burning, and you are questioning your choice of sport. As you begin the head-first fall into Ouchietown, your technique begins to crack, you slow ...
A good habit: finish strong #swimming
This is good advice for #swimming and in life #finish #strong
July 9, 2020—
Japanese swimming star Ikee Rikako has invited media to view her training in a pool after her treatment for leukemia.
March 7, 2020—
At the bottom of the Milwaukee VA, a group of veterans is perfectly in sync. You never would guess that there is a synchronized swimming team comprised of veterans in Milwaukee.
Fun video, if you need a little inspiration to get into the #swimming pool
March 3, 2020—
Kirsty Boden lost her life in the 2017 London Bridge terrorist attack and is being honoured by her community using one of her passions; swimming.
Kirsty Boden honored for her heroism #swimming
March 2, 2020 SOUTH AUSTRALIA—
Kirsty Boden is known as the Aussie nurse who lost her life in the 2017 London Bridge terror attack while rushing to the aid of another victim.
Kirsty Boden: "her bravery is unmatched in Australia's history" #heroine #swimmer
Nice way to honor a true #heroine: Kirsty Boden
March 2, 2020 PITTSBURGH, PA—
The Pittsburgh Polar Plunge had dozens in attendance Saturday, either as spectators or those taking a swim in order to benefit the Special Olympics Pennsylvania. The 2020 Pittsburgh Polar Plunge required that individuals donate at least $50 or more for Special Olympic athletes. As part of the tradition, participants took a plunge into cold waters even in the freezing temperatures.
Congrats #PittsPolarPlunge raising over $500k for #Special #Olympics [video]
Feb. 26, 2020—
In between Olympics, legendary U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz was a star for Indiana from 1969-72. He finished his Hoosiers career with four team national championships and eight individual NCAA titles. Watch six of those titles here.
Feb. 13, 2020—
CSU breaststroke swimmer, Maddie Ward, knows what it means to fight through adversity and come back on top. After having two huge surgeries following an impressive sophomore season, Ward knew it wo…
An inspirational story featuring Maddie Ward #swimming
Don't let adversity slow you down. Here's an #inspirational #swimming story.
Feb. 12, 2020—
Vallejo, CA native and former Cal Bear Natalie Coughlin is one of five athletes who will enter the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame this year.
Congrats: Natalie Coughlin bay areas sports hall of fame inductee #swimming
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Feb. 11, 2020—
Google Swimming Record Holder Craig Robinson: 'Anyone Can Be That Person' Craig Robinson reflects on Guiness record swimming performance.
Feb. 6, 2020—
In celebration of National Women & Girls in Sports Day, we are revisiting this heartfelt August 2016 article. Superathlete Manuel has gone on to become the first woman to win 7 swimming medals at a World Championships competition, which she did in 2019.
COLORADO COMMUNITY MEDIA
Feb. 5, 2020—
Swimming is often considered an individual sport, but Arapahoe senior captain Anna Wetzel feels differently. Wetzel holds one individual Centennial League and school record and is a member of two …
EAST LOTHIAN COURIER
Feb. 4, 2020—
YOUNGSTERS in East Lothian are set for the chance of a lifetime with a meeting and pool session with Scots swim hero Duncan Scott.
Duncan Scott is a leader outside of the pool too. #swimming
MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL
Jan. 29, 2020—
"I thought she'd break it. She's too tough of a girl to not. She had the motivation to do it. She wanted it."
Congrats: Tessa Hansen breaks mom's record #swimming
Jan. 28, 2020—
A teenage swimmer diagnosed with cancer had his dream come true when he met his athletic idol, Michael Phelps.
#Dream #Big --> Words from Michael Phelps to teen with cancer.
ACROSS CONNECTICUT, CT PATCH
Jan. 21, 2020—
Elizabeth Fry of Westport, a 1976 graduate of Staples High School who in August became the oldest swimmer in history to complete the grueling Oceans Seven, will receive the Bo Kolinsky Special Recognition Award from the CSWA at the 79th Gold Key Dinner on Sunday, April 26 at the Aqua Turf Club in the Plantsville section of Southington.
Inspirational #swimming story #open #water
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