1. Tony point s to an article by Olympic Swimmer Murray Rose. LINK The article itself is long and Tony interprets it as only Tony can.
2. I love puppets. Well I love Muppets. Check out this post over at Tony's Blog "Giant swim puppet for a Liverpool, England parade." LINK
3. Tony's got a video of something called "Team Blu Frog" that features swimming great Rowdy Gaines LINK.
4. I think this is the correct link from a post over at Tony's blog about Murray Rose LINK. A bit of the background of the story: Murray Rose believes swimming has been ''trashed'' by high-technology racing suits, and has warned of the potential for a swimmers' boycott of international events.
And for some non-Tony Swimming News...
5. It might be too late for this Halloween but check out some very boo-licious Halloween prints at Splish.com (like the Black Cat Briefs pictured in this post)
6. Swimmer and former reality show contestant Natalie Coughlin sits down with TVGuide LINK. According to Coughlin "I Was Never Fake On the Show"
7. From Swimming World "USA Swimming Names 2009 Duel in the Pool Team" LINK The event, which will be broadcast on NBC on December 27 from 2-4 p.m. ET
8. Swimming World TV has a video about Diversity in Swimming. Interesting piece and worth a watch. LINK
9. Even more Natalie Coughlin. This time she talks once more t about DWTS with the MSS. LINK