Lane 1 - Time posts "Jaws, the Swim-Along: Brave Souls Tread Water While Watching Shark Thriller. Bramley Baths, a bathhouse in West Leeds, is hosting a swim-along screening of Jaws. The idea of I Love West Leeds Arts Festival, the screening will play along the Jaws soundtrack, which would be streamed both over and underwater, as the audience relaxes in the pool."
Lane 2 - SwimMac posts via youtube "Charlotte UltraSwim 2013. Fast Swimming, Family Friendly, Fun for All - Don't Miss This Year's Charlotte UltraSwim."
Lane 3 - USC Trojans posts "Swim with Fire. April 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center. The event includes the famous Song Girl/USC Football relay race, live musical performances, a silent raffle, BBQ and so much more. To date, the scholarship fund has enabled 141 athletes who were victims of life altering injuries or illnesses to get a college education, including 66 at USC. The "Swim with Mike" movement has spread to Cal and Stanford, who each host their own event, and 40 schools around the country that have accepted athletes on the SWM sponsored scholarship."
Lane 4 - CNN posts "Post Olympics life: Phelps' golf growing pains. As a golfer, Michael Phelps is wondering what he's got himself into. "It's one of the most humbling games I've tried to do in my entire life," the American tells CNN."
Lane 5 - Go Swim posts via youtube " All-Strokes - Yoga Scull. Instead of bending, or keeping the legs straight... cross them, as if youapos;re in the Lotus position in yoga. This requires great flexibility, and a great feel for the water to maintain an ability to breathe!"
Lane 6 - Health posts "10 Reasons to Start Swimming Now! Speed up the process to that summer tan and bikini body by jumping into the pool. Yes, the treadmill is fun, and so are those dumbbells, but they only offer a portion of what a swim workout does. From toning your core to speeding up your metabolism, there are several reasons why you should consider swimming your new go-to."
We have these pet beds that look like sharks. These super fun pet beds are sized for small dogs, cats, or pocket pets. They're made with nanotechnology which makes them self-cleaning. The particles in the fabric will absorb bacteria and pet odors and all you need to do to refresh the bed is unzip it every so often and let it sit in the sunshine. In case of bigger messes, the bed is surface washable and the inner cushion can be thrown in the washing machine. - thinkgeek.com
Lane 1 - SF Gate posts "International Swimmers Train at Loma Linda University Drayson Aquatics Center with Eye on 2016 Rio Olympics. With four years still remaining before the next Summer Olympics, international swimmers are back at Loma Linda University Drayson Aquatics Center with hopes of getting to Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Four swimmers from Uzbekistan, all members of Redlands Swim Team, are training at Loma Linda University Drayson Aquatics Center. The swimmers include Yulduz Kuchkarova, 18, who represented her country at the recent 2012 London Olympics."
Lane 2 - Golf Digest Magazine posts via youtube "Golfers Who Give Back. Golf Digest Photographer-at-Large Walter Iooss Jr. photographs Michael Phelps, Michael J. Fox, Bill Clinton, and Morgan Freeman for four distinct covers of Golf Digest's December 2012 issue, which celebrates the men and women who use golf as a vehicle for giving back."
Lane 3 - Star Africa posts "It’s Summertime for Darian Townsend. For long overshadowed by his countrymen Roland Schoeman, Cameron van der Burgh and Ryk Neethling, the specialist in freestyle and individual medley, Darian Townsend, is now feeling a fresh summer breeze of victory on his face as he scooped medals in the short course event at the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup in Beijing China."
Lane 4 - ABC.au Radio posts (w/audio) "Ian Thorpe. His childhood allergy to chlorine was just
one reason nobody in Ian Thorpe's family thought he'd become one of the world's greatest swimmers, and winner of nine Olympic gold medals. His physique is far from ideal for the sport; the increased muscle mass means he can get tired more easily: "muscles suck up so much energy". But there are advantages - his extra weight means he can project further when he dives into the pool, and his technique does the rest."
Lane 5 - Female First posts "Q&A: Rebecca and Kay Adlington. Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington and her mother Kay have teamed up with Speedo Sea Squad as part of 'The S Factor' campaign to help parents and kids get swimming. Here's what they had to say."
Lane 6 - RT Sports News posts via youtube "Olympic champions on the catwalk! Beautiful athletes take time out from track and pool. Here in the capital a host of Russian female Olympic gold medalists...Swapped the running track, and the swimming pool, for the catwalk...As they took part in Moscow Fashion Week."
Lane 7 - So So Gay posts "Last weekend, Out To Swim, a swimming, water polo and synchro club for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and trans people, hosted a two-day European Championships water polo tournament at the Queen Elizabeth’s Boys School in High Barnet. Squads from several European cities including Copenhagen, Paris, Antwerp, Brussels, Amsterdam, Birmingham, Manchester and four teams from Out To Swim’s London Orca made up the 13 teams at the competition."
Lane 8 - The Republic posts "California surfer and swimmer say they survived separate attacks by punching shark's head. Two Californians say they survived separate shark attacks over the past few days by punching the beast in the head."
Youtube - "Although even thinking about the Great White Shark can be enough to induce a gut-wrenching primal fear, the irony is that they are actually far more vulnerable to our actions and in desperate need of environmental protection.
This video is about trying to improve the negative perception of the Great White Shark and have a little fun along the way. Please help us by sharing this video and spreading the love." http://www.whitesharkcapital.com/