Lane 1 - PR Web posts "The Race Club Begins Film Production Featuring Top Swimmers from Around the World. The Race Club recently began the production of their latest video series featuring top swimmers from around the world. The filming is currently taking place in Islamorada, Florida from February 24th through March 2nd."
Lane 2 - Speedo posts "Nathan Adrian is Speedo fit. Olympic athlete, Nathan Adrian (USA) shares his swim tips to help you reach your fitness goals. #IAmSpeedoFit You have the will. We have the way. Get Speedo Fit.
Lane 3 - NCAA posts "From gold medalist to Golden Bear. Olympian Missy Franklin finds her home among the Cal greats."
Lane 4 - The Telegraph posts "Grant Hackett heads to US for drug rehab to battle his addiction to Stilnox sleeping pills. Hackett’s father Nev confirmed his son is to be treated at an “outpatient facility”. “Grant is currently in transit to seek treatment for a dependency to Stillnox medication ... his family and friends are enormously proud of his courage in pursuing this course of action,” he said."
Lane 6 - London Evening Standard posts "Swim in the wake of London’s 2012 Olympic legends — for just £3.50. he Aquatics Centre saw drama, controversy and high emotion during the Games, including Ellie Simmonds winning four medals and Tom Daley’s bronze in the 10-metre dive. From Saturday, Londoners will be able to use the same pools, diving platforms and gyms as the elite atletes — all for £3.50, the price of a local pool."
Lane 1 - Standard-Examiner posts "Think about swimming for a moment. Swim meets are rarely aired on mainstream sports media outlets, let alone widely discussed and followed. This trend carries over to high school swimming as well. But swimming has been a part of human history much longer than football. Swimming was first recorded in the late 1500s as exercise for knights and Roman soldiers to stay in prime physical condition."
Lane 2- Speedo posts "Ryan Lochte jumping into the pool in Barcelona.Ryan Lochte jumping into Barcelona's Olympic Montjuïc pool from the top diving board. Keep watching to see what happens after he hits the water....** Don't try this at home!**"
Lane 3 - Arena Water Instinct posts "Swim your fat away. It’s been calculated that February 18th is the day that most of us stop our New Years Resolution Diets and Gym Workouts. Luckily that means the gym pools are getting less crowded which means it’s time to try swimming your weigh to weight loss. You don’t have to be an Olympic swimmer to get in shape as studies have shown that even recreational fitness swimmer have more lean muscle and trimmer waists and hips."
Lane 4 - This Is Wiltshire posts "Bag4Sport and firm grant funding help to Olympic swimmer. Devizes firm Oped UK has joined forces with charity Bag4Sport Foundation to give Wiltshire Olympian Grant Turner a £2,500 grant towards his training costs. Grant, who grew up in Swindon and went to Bradon Forest School, Purton, finished fifth in the pool at the London Olympics."
Lane 6 - CBC News posts (w/gallery) "Could these be the gayest Olympics ever? LGBT rights, sexual identity at forefront of Games despite Russia's attempt to silence activism. This could be adding up to be the most LGBT-conscious Games in history, says former gold-medal Olympic swimmer and openly gay athlete Mark Tewksbury. "I don't know if it's a watershed moment, but it's certainly a bit of a tipping point. It shows that the world as I knew it back in 1992 as a closeted athlete has changed," he said."
Lane 1 - Auburn Reporter posts "Auburn's Kukors returns to the Olympic stage in Sochi. Retired Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors returns to the Olympic stage Friday. Rather than competing, however, Kukors – an Auburn native who swam in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and holds the world record in the 200-meter individual medley – will attend the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia as part of the KING-5 news coverage team."
Lane 2 - Speedo posts "Speedo Advisors | What to use Aquamitts for and how they are of benefit by Karen Pickering."
Lane 3 - Arena Water Instinct posts "How age and motherhood is no obstacle to Olympic ambition. Three-time Olympic medallist Therese Alshammar has devoted 30 years to swimming but 2013 brought a life-changing event when she gave birth to baby Fred. Now aged 36, Therese has returned to the water with the long-term goal of competing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when she will be a fortnight shy of her 39th birthday."
Lane 4 - The Reedley Exponent posts "Pools create buzz. The Reedley High Aquatics Complex – which will be anchored by two stainless steel pools from Italy – is making a big splash. Myrtha CEO Colletto came to Reedley on Jan. 29. He brought with him Gary Hall Jr. – an American swimmer who won 10 medals, including five gold, at three Olympic Games from 1996 to 2004 – and Mike Mintenko, who competed for Canada at the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004. Both men now work for Myrtha. Colletto said he wants to showcase the Reedley High project in California. “We understand this is an important project for this community,” he said. “So we want to make sure everything goes well for the project.”
Lane 5 - Swimming Australia posts "Australian Swim Team Photo Shoot - Leighton Beach, Western Australia. Not a bad effort considering the sun had gone down…."
Lane 6 - 3 News posts (w/video) "Oscar Kightley overcomes fears to swim 25 metros. You may not think writer and actor Oscar Kightley would be a man who has much time to learn a new skill. But today he is, arms perfectly positioned, learning to swim. "I realised that when you do your whole arm thing it's not just your arms moving round like a windmills, you are actually pulling yourself through the water, so I had to make these little connections and seeing the sense of it - the real challenge is breathing."
Lane 7 - Aqualillies posts "Aqualillies Masquerade Party 2013. Aqualillies liven it up on the rooftop of the Thompson Beverly Hills, Masquerade style. Synchronized Swimming in Los Angeles like never before. Aqualillies also has synchronized swimmers in Miami, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Toronto. www.Aqualillies.com for more info."
Lane 8 - New Jersey Hills posts "Madison Masters Swimmers really go the distance. OK, while they didn’t actually swim through all 24 time zones, 62 dedicated Madison area Masters Swimmers did last year finally amass sufficient “pool yards” to cover the distance completely around the world- with 2,400 miles to spare. Translated, the group in 2013 swam 25.9 million yards, or 14,720 miles, and 22 million yards, or 12,603 miles in 2012."