Lane 1 - KMOX posts "St. Louis Ready for Olympic Swimming Trials Bid. St. Louis Sports Commission president Frank Viverito explained to Swimming World Magazine, the unique plan to turn the Edward Jones Dome into a temporary natatorium. Earlier this month that idea prompted concern that the floor in the dome may not be strong enough to hold two Olympic sized swimming pools. Engineers have confirmed to KMOX that is no longer a concern."
Lane 2 - The Herald Sun posts (w/video) "Bigger James Magnussen aims for realistic targets in wake of Olympics. JAMES Magnussen has grown up since London, physically and mentally. The reigning world 100m freestyle champion experienced a 3cm growth spurt during his six-week break after the London Olympics to now stand at 197cm."
Lane 3 - The Australian posts "Swimmer on learning curve finds it's horses for courses. TEACHERS come in all guises; they can even come with four legs, as Emily Seebohm has discovered. So their focus since the Games has been on teaching Seebohm how to relax under pressure. Help has come from an unexpected quarter, in the shape of a 16-hand, blond-maned stock-horse named Platinum."
Lane 4 - Perth Now posts "Golden girl Stephanie Rice focuses on life out of the pool. Moving to Sydney, starting a business, a breakfast TV gig and going to the gym whenever she feels like it. Not to mention the new 6am rise-and-shine time which is far more respectable than the 4am alarm that woke her up every day for the past decade. At 24, Rice is enjoying being normal again."
Lane 5 - National Real Estate Investor posts "USC To Expand Aquatic Center through $12.5M Project. he University of Southern California has plans in place to renovate and expand its Uytengsu Aquatic Center. Commercial builder, Bernards has been tapped as the general contractor for the $12.5 million project, which should complete by April 2014."
Lane 6 - Today Tonight posts via youtube "Today Tonight - Michael Bohl to coach swim team. Brisbane's Michael Bohl has been named as Australia's coach for the women's swim team and he has his eyes set on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games."
Lane 7 - Eve and Candace posts via youtube "Eve and Candace on: Reezy's Big Move. Eve and Candace discuss some interesting details revealed in Ryan's interview with SwimSwam.com at the Mesa Grand Prix."
Lane 8 - Same Same posts "Rookies welcome for water polo. Melbourne Surge Water Polo Club is welcoming new members to its team as they get set to participate in the Antwerp World Outgames in a few months. “We’re always looking to include people in the community around Surge,” says the team’s media liaison Simon Canard. “The fitness, fun and training is just an added benefit!” Melbourne Surge Water Polo Club is for all those interested in training and playing water polo with an inclusive, fun loving and active team."