Lane 1 - Denver Business Journal posts "Missy Franklin celebration cost Centennial nearly $58,000. Celebrating the many Olympic triumphs of Centennial's Missy Franklin cost her hometown $57,909, the Centennial Citizen reports. The city has received $2,500 in sponsorships so far and is looking for others to come through to help defray the cost."
Lane 2 - Anthony Ervin posts via youtube "A big thank you from Stockholm! Thank you to everyone who donated and helped spread the word on Anthony's Indiegogo campaign! He's reached his goal in a matter of days and could not have done this without all of you."
Lane 3 - Los Angeles Magazine posts "DispL.A. Case #11: Olympic Swim Trunks. The 1984 Games were a worldwide phenomenon showcasing an international city, but the Tenth Olympiad in 1932 (Olympic Blvd. used to be called 10th St.) came at the height of the Great Depression and introduced a booming Los Angeles to the world…he Swim Stadium in Exposition Park was built for the competition and Frank Kurtz wore the trunks seen here when he won the bronze diving medal. The wool shorts look like chain mail but that didn’t stop American swimmers from taking home half of the 19 gold medals awarded that year. One of them was Clarence “Buster” Crabbe who won the role of Tarzan shortly after taking the gold. Kurtz went on to become a hero in WWII and have a daughter named Swoosie, who took home her own golden award when she won an Emmy in 1990."
Lane 4 - Outside posts "Athlete Recipes: Swimmer Dana Vollmer's Gluten-Free Piza. The difference between hitting the summit and hitting the wall often comes down to the fuel in your belly. Here, 11 pros share their favorite nutritional secrets and performance-enhancing recipes. Vollmer, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, spends hours in the pool, burning thousands of calories each day. To refuel, she needs carbohydrates. There’s just one problem: Vollmer is allergic to gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, making quick, easy sources of carbs, like bread and pasta, off limits."
Lane 5 - The Daily Mail posts "Invading Hollywood: Honey Boo Boo was spotted taking swimming lessons at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood on Monday. The Southern beauty pageant contestant, whose real name is Alana Thompson, was accompanied by a bodyguard who was teaching her how to swim. At the edge of the pool was her mother June Shannon, who was cheering her daughter on."
Lane 6 - Daily Trojan posts "Water work. While most sports fans comfortably watched the 2012 Olympic Games unfold from their couches at home, USC senior swimmer Haley Anderson was in the water for nearly two hours — one hour, 57 minutes and 38.6 seconds, to be exact. Most of the attention for Olympic swimming centers on what happens in the pool, but Anderson was attempting to give the United States glory in the open-water 10K Marathon at Hyde Park in London."
Lane 7 - Hello Magazine posts "Tom Daley dives into mentor role with young fans. King of the pool Tom Daley took time off from his hectic training schedule to teach young swimmers how to dive. The Olympic medallist is currently visiting Shanghai, where he performed from the 10m platform and taught a few basic skills to keen students."
Lane 8 - The OC Register posts "Coto swimmers complete marathon swim. The Coto Coyotes Masters Swim Team became the first relay to complete a marathon swim from Anacapa Island to the city of Oxnard, Oct. 14. The team began the swim at 2:30 a.m. and finished in 7 hours, 15 minutes, 18 seconds later at Oxnard's Silver Strand Beach. The group, which was comprised of 18 swimmers who formed 3 relays (6 swimmers per relay), swam side-by-side until the 12.4 mile course was completed."