Tuesday's Swim Report - Swimming? There's an App for That!
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Lane 1 - Pro Player Insiders posts "Fan Focus with BillsMafia.com: Mafia Monday with US Olympian Summer Sanders."
Lane 2 - USA Swimming posts "Underwater Slow Motion - 2013 Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara - Go Pro Hero 3."
Lane 3 - Evening Standard posts "Smart strokes... swimming goes virtual with new apps. From apps which allow you to share your lengths online to gadgets which measure your laps, swimming has gone virtual, says Miranda Bryant. The app Ubersense, which allows users to record their swimming performances on video, play back at different speeds and share performances with other swimmers and experts online, has seen a sharp rise in users in the past six months. To date, it has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times."
Lane 4 - Courier Mail posts "Comment: Swimming's culture has not changed. ONE leaked document out of Swimming Australia has ended the presidency of Barclay Nettlefold and exposed the fact the sports culture has not changed one iota."
Lane 5 - Yahoo OMG posts "Park Tae Hwan was Hurt by Female Celebrities. Appearing as a guest on SBS’ Healing Camp, Olympic swimmer, Park Tae Hwan shared that he was hurt by celebrities in the past."
Lane 6 - Dorset Echo posts "Former olympian Foster creates a buzz at Dorchester Sports Centre. FORMER olympic swimmer Mark Foster gave a class to kids at the Dorchester Sports Centre yesterday as part of a national event in aid of Macmillan."
Lane 7 - Bay TV Liverpool posts (w/video) "Interview: Olympic medallist swimmer Steve Parry. Liverpool's Steve Parry reached the pinnacle of his career in Athens, 2004, when he won Britain's first Olympic swimming medal in eight years, finishing behind swimming great Michael Phelps and Japanese swimmer Takashi Yamamoto to grab the bronze medal."
Lane 8 - Outsports SB Nation posts "Gay Olympic swimmer Amini Fonua on coming out at Texas A&M and carrying a national Olympic flag."