I realized last night while doing the Swim Report that it was a great way to relax after a long day at work so let me get on a roll and do another report. Also, I think my shoulder is healed enough to swim this weekend. Yeah!
Lane 1 - Panama City News Herald posts "U.S. Masters event set to start at Aquatic Center. The 2014 U.S. Masters Synchronized Swimming Championships are set to start Thursday at the Aquatic Center in Frank Brown Park, a four-day competition featuring 172 athletes from all around the world."
Lane 2 - Sunrise On 7 posts "New world record set. Mike Amor reports as Chloe McCardel completes her world record attempt swim."
Lane 3 - Daily Nebraskan posts "Nebraska swim and dive led by Olympic gold medalist Pablo Morales. Pablo Morales isn’t only the coach of the Nebraska swimming and diving team; he’s also a national swimming champion, an Olympic gold medalist and a former world-record holder. This year is the 30th anniversary of Morales’ first international victories in the 1984 Summer Olympics."
Lane 4 - Daily Mail posts "Making a splash! Ian Thorpe hits the beach and basks in the Sydney sun with his supportive family, three months after his decision to come out to the world."
Lane 5 - Sun Sentinel posts "Legendary swim coach feted in Fort Lauderdale. E Everybody has that one teacher or coach from high school who's made an impact on their lives. For the 1964 swim team of Miami's Coral Park High School, that influential person was their coach, Cav Cavanaugh."
Lane 6 - CNN posts "Kosuke Kitajima: The 'Frog King' who spawned a golden legacy. Ask anyone from the U.S. to name a famous swimmer and they will probably say Michael Phelps. But put the same question to someone in Japan and the name that trips off the tongue is Kosuke Kitajima. The 32-year-old has propelled not only himself but Japanese swimming into the spotlight in the 21st century thanks to a series of remarkable performances on the global stage, smashing records and scooping multiple world and Olympic titles."
Lane 7- Go Swim posts "Freestyle - Relax and Feel. Sometimes we're so caught up in the hard training of swimming, we forget to just experience the water."
Lane 8 - News Four posts "Urban Swimming. Like many people who grew up living near the Grand Canal, I and many of my friends spent numerous sunny afternoons swimming in it. Although our parents would have discouraged or just plain banned us from doing so, we would still find ways to sneak up, towel hidden under jacket, for a dip."