Been a busy week and a few more days of crazytime left. Don't even have time to swim but here are a few swim bits...
Lane 1 - Vegas News posts "Ryan Lochte and Cullen Jones to Host New Year’s Eve Party at SHe By Morton’s. Olympic Gold Medalists Ryan Lochte and Cullen Jones will ring in 2014 with a festive New Year’s Eve bash in the upstairs nightclub at SHe by Morton’s, located just steps away from the main entrance of ARIA at The Shops at Crystals. The party starts at 8 p.m. with an open bar until 10 p.m., and includes a New Year’s Eve countdown with Lochte and Jones. DJ Twisted will keep the party going late into the night at the luxurious 9,000-square-foot venue."
Lane 2 - Gulf News posts "Chad le Clos swimming with a target on his back. South African champion says he wouldn’t be afraid of Michael Phelps rematch at Rio 2016."
Lane 3 - NY Times posts "Benefits of Swimming. What are the health benefits to swimming vs. other aerobic exercises? Experiments by Dr. Tanaka and others have found that swimming “is very effective at reducing blood pressure and improving vascular function,” just as walking and other land-based endurance exercises are."
Lane 4 - The Australian posts "Swim coach has sinking feeling. THE man who steered Australia to the top of world swimming in the late 1990s has warned our disappointing performance at the London Olympics was merely an entree ahead of Rio 2016, where he fears Australian Olympic sport may "bottom out completely"."