Lane 1 - The Sun-Sentinel posts "Vassallo's swimming expertise spreading locally. Due to the hiring of former Olympian and world record holder Jesse Vassallo, the Pompano Piranhas' swim team has seen new members join the fold. New to the team is the U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) that provides workouts and instruction at all levels for adults. The Piranhas have become a real family affair with parents joining the Masters program under Vassallo's tutelage. Participants' age 18 and older get the chance to enjoy the facilities at Pompano Municipal Pool."
Lane 2 - US Masters Swimming posts "3rd Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic - Oct. 14-16, 2011. Over 225 Masters swimmers converged on the 3rd Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic on October 14-16, 2011. Rowdy had some special guests and Olympians, including Brooke Bennett, Jeff Commings and NBC Olympics reporter Andrea Kremer! 12 NEW SCM FINA Masters World Records were set during the event." via youtube.
Lane 3 - Outsports presents "Top 10 moments in LGBT aquatics history. The key moments are heavily weighted to the 1980s and ‘90s simply because most of our firsts took place during those decades. LGBT aquatics still has some firsts to accomplish, notably in Latin America, Africa and mainland Asia, but IGLA is an indicator of stability and success – IGLA’s current membership totals more than 60 teams in 15 countries."
Lane 4 - LA Times "U.S. wins 3 more golds in swimming at Pan American Games. Amanda Kendall and Kimberly Vandenberg win gold for the United States, which extends its lead over Brazil in the medal count. The Americans won three events Wednesday to Brazil's one, increasing their lead in gold medals in the swimming medals table to 15-7."
Lane 5- Response Source posts "Speedo launches Roadshow to inspire the nation to swim. Speedo, the world’s leading swim brand, announces the launch of its new consumer facing ‘Speedo Roadshow’, a specially tailored 11.5m ‘transformer’ vehicle designed to present Speedo products and the brand to consumers in an innovative way. The Speedo Roadshow will highlight that in terms of products and brand, Speedo has more to offer above and beyond the competitive heritage for which Speedo is known. This exciting and engaging platform will aid Speedo's plan to 'Inspire People to Swim' by educating consumers about the benefits of swimming." The Star posts "Make a splash to get fit, says swim star Rebecca. OLYMPIC double gold medallist Rebecca Adlington came to Sheffield to encourage people young and old to take up swimming."
Lane 6 - Alligator posts "Gators swimming splits squad for Dallas Classic and Arkansas meet. The first test for the Gators women will be a Southeastern Conference meet against Arkansas. Florida coach Gregg Troy is excited to see how his team fares against the Razorbacks, whom he considers to be a solid team. But what excites Troy most about the meet is that it is the squad’s first road test." Also from the Alligator "UF women's swimming team begins tough slate with win over Arkansas. he first day of a grueling three-day string of competition was a successful one for the Florida women’s swimming team as they defeated Arkansas 173-125 in Fayetteville, Ark."
Lane 7 - The LA Times post "Aquaman surrenders to his greatest foe: ‘Entourage’. Aquaman should be riding a big wave this year — this is the 70th anniversary of the deep-sea character and his own title was relaunched in September with superstar writer Geoff Johns at the helm — but I have a sinking feeling that we’re watching the King of the Seven Seas truly become the punch line persona of the DC Universe."
Lane 8 - KOIN 6 has "Surfer survives shark attack near Newport. A man surfing south of Newport is alive after surviving an alleged shark attack Thursday."