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Thursday's Swim Report - Swimmers & Swimming Pool 101

Lane 1 - WCMH posts (w/video) "Widow Of Columbus Man Says He Completed Cuba To Florida Swim First.  While the world celebrates marathon swimmer Diana Nyad's historic swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida, a Central Ohio woman said her husband completed the same journey nearly 35 years ago.  Faye Poenisch, widow of Walter Poenisch, said her husband completed the same swim at the age of 68. Walter Poenisch began marathon swimming at the age of 49. A baker and rodeo man by trade, Walter bet a restaurant owner in Jamestown, New York, that he could beat him."

Lane 2 - Speedo France posts "Speedo Swim fit Collection 2013. Découvrez la collection Speedo Swim Fit 2013.  Get Speedo Fit, Vous avez la volonté, nous avons la solution."

Lane 3 - San Diego LGBT Weekly posts "San Diego swim team finishes strongly at 2013 IGLA Championships. Different Strokes Swim Team (DSST), San Diego’s mostly lesbian and gay DSST-300x151masters swim team, finished a strong ninth out of the 34 teams represented at the 2013 International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA) Championships in Seattle, Wash. Sixteen swimmers from DSST joined a total of 392 swimmers overall at the five day meet held in August at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center."

Lane 4 - Gay News Network posts "Splish Splash with Aqualicious.  'Wet and delicious' perfectly sums up the fun and fitness at the heart of Brisbane based swim team Aqualicious. Lindsay Nutley talks to Queensland Pride about the successful sports and social group. Originally established under the auspices of Team Brisbane, the squad was named after the Pool Party. In August 2003 the squad officially registered with Masters Swimming Queensland a total of 15 members. The team has since grown to become one of the largest Masters Swimming Clubs in Queensland."

Lane 5 - Arena posts "Beneath the Peel: Behind the scenes with the Dutch Swim Team.    Great 'behind the scenes' footage taken from a recent photoshoot with the Dutch Team in Rome. Watch as Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Jacco Verhaeren and the rest of the team get made-up for the shoot! Looking good guys!"

Lane 6 - Bob Villa posts "Swimming Pools 101.  Considering an in-ground swimming pool? Here's everything you need to know about style, type, maintenance, safety and cost."


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