Lane 1 - Garmin posts "Garmin Swim-- A Must Have For Anyone In The Pool. After this week's latest Garmin Swim update, this amazing training aid continues to be one of the industry leaders for swimmers. We have made significant improvements to length count accuracy, we've added some new data fields, some new features like "Countdown Start" (for more precise start timing), and we've even made enhancements to some of its original capabilities."
Lane 2 - Verizon Wireless posts via youtube "Celebrating Your Story - Lia Neal. Learn about Olympic swimmer Lia Neal's inspiring story."
Lane 3 - Towleroad posts "James Franco Shows Jimmy Kimmel His 'Gay Town' Portraits of Speedo-Clad Water Polo Players: VIDEO."
Lane 4 - NY Times posts "Ask Well: Swimming to Ease Back Pain. Many people find that recreational swimming helps ease back pain, and there is research to back that up. But some strokes may be better than others. That said, it does not mean that everyone with a case of back pain should jump in a pool, said Dr. Scott A. Rodeo, a team physician for U.S.A. Olympic Swimming at the last three Olympic Games."
Lane 5 - The Australian posts "Bracing for two key swim reports. AUSTRALIAN swimming is bracing itself for the delivery on Monday of not one but two reports that broadly will determine the future of Australia's most successful Olympic sport. Former federal sports minister Warwick Smith, who was charged by the Australian Sports Commission in September with investigating the sport following Australia's muddled performance at the London Olympics, will hand down an 80-page report certain to recommend major governance reforms."
Lane 6 - In Menlo posts "Olympic water polo player Brenda Villa brings new aquatic programs to Belle Haven Pool. Brenda went from swim lessons to swim teams to coed water polo, all by the age of 8. She came north to attend Stanford, playing water polo for coach John Tanner. She medaled at all four Olympics she participated in — Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, and London 2012 — and was also on three World Champion teams (2003, 2007, 2009). Named the “FINA Female Water Polo Player of the Decade” for the 2000s, she spent 16 years on the US Women’s national team."
Lane 7 - io9 posts "When Kirk and Spock grew gills and went all Waterworld. Grab your swimtrunks and your floaties for Star Trek: The Animated Series' "The Ambergris Element." What do you know, there's intelligent life on Argo! They're the Aquans, green-skinned fish-people who hate the hell out of all "air-breathers," especially "air-breather spies" because of some "ancient records."
Lane 8 - Sun News posts "Speedo-clad Quebec firefighters help save vacationers from blaze in Dominican Republic. Two Speedo-clad Quebec firefighters rescued fellow Caribbean vacationers from raging flames that partly destroyed a Punta Cana resort this week, leaving several Canadians with nothing but their bikinis."