Lane 1 - HuffPo has "The Ice Caps Are Melting, Teach Your Kids to Swim. The percentage of children who have not been taught to swim is dangerously high. Unfortunately, 70 percent of African-American, 60 percent of Latino and 40 percent of Caucasian children have not been taught swimming. It is imperative that we change these numbers. Formal swimming lessons, according to a study reported in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine (2009), reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent among children ages 1 to 4."
Lane 2 - Toyota posts "Team Toyota Health and Fitness: Sarah Haskins' Swimming Tip. Check out pro triathlete Sarah Haskins' secret to a faster swim stroke. Follow her journey @sarahhaskinstri #TeamToyota"
Lane 3 - The Age posts "Rice makes clean break. ''I'm 24 going on 45,'' Rice says, laughing about her new status as she prepares to host a live screening of Tuesday night's episode. It's a special fund-raiser for Youth off the Streets and some of the young people involved in the program will appear in the episode. On her stoush with Fraser, Rice says she was ''disappointed'' and that the swimming champions had agreed to ''move past the situation'', especially because lots of kids were looking to them."
Lane 4 - Mercury News posts "Olympic swimming champ now devoted to teaching water safety. Born and raised in Hawaii, Hercules' Bill Woolsey learned to swim at an early age and went on to an accomplished swimming career at the University of Indiana and two Olympic relay medals, in 1952 and 1956. He now is working with the Hawaii Swim Club, which he swam for back in the late 1940s and early 1950s, on creating a water-safety program for elementary school-age children in his native state."
Lane 5 - Team USA posts "Tony Azevedo Ready For First Father’s Day As Dad. Tony Azevedo joked that he doesn’t need (or want) a mug for Father’s Day telling him he’s the world’s best dad. Nor does he need (or want) a new tie. He just got the best gift of all: his first child, son, Cruz, who was born May 20 in Croatia, where Tony has been playing professional water polo."
Lane 6 - Cincinnati.com posts "Swim League begins its 50th year. It was in the summer of 1963 when eight swim clubs in Northern Kentucky formed the Northern Kentucky Swim League and on Thursday night two of the original members – Beechwood Swim Club and Bluegrass Swim Club – met to open the 50th Anniversary of the NKSL. The league has produced numerous standout collegiate swimmers and coaches, including: Olympic swimmer Nate Dusing; Olympic diver Becky Ruehl; four-time NCAA champion Cory Chitwood; current USA National Team Director for USA Swimming Frank Busch and Brent Rutemiller, who is CEO of Swimming World Magazine."
Lane 7 - Scottish Swimming posts "We LOVE SWIMMING. Those kids benefitted from our Top Up programme! Scottish Swimming are delighted that the Scottish Government will continue to support the National Top Up Swimming Programme with a further investment of £500,000 over a two year period. This investment builds on the Government's previous investment of £1.2 million which saw a 6-8% improvement in the number of children able to swim."
Lane 8 - NYDN posts "Honey Boo Boo's mom June Shannon hits the beach: Celebrity beach bodies we NEVER wanted to see…Cue the (not so) "Forever Young" jokes! Rod Stewart was caught running around Miami Beach in a speedo on Aug. 7, 2012."