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"Sport has the power to change the world" - Nelson Mandela

Thursday's Swim Report - Art of the Swim

Lane 1 - Arena Water Instinct posts "Vladimir Morozov – In the Hot Seat!  Do you have a question for World (50m) Silver Freestyle Medallist, Vladimir Morozov?  Arena is hosting an exclusive live videochat with Vladimir, on Sunday 15th December."

Lane 2 - Speedo USA posts "Art of the Cap.  Art of the Cap brings swimming and creativity together to create positive change in the world. Speedo USA paired five Olympic swimmers with five inspiring artists to create limited-edition swim caps for five worthy causes. Every cap sold will raise awareness, raise money, and make a difference. Art of the Cap is a reminder to give back when you are at the top of your game.  Learn more at"

Lane 3 - Baltimore Ravens posts "Michael Phelps Taking Over Ravens Twitter Account.  Our Twitter followers are in store for a treat this weekend.  We have decided to hand over the keys – well, technically the password – to our Twitter account to 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (@MichaelPhelps) for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.  The Baltimore native and long-time Ravens fanwill be in attendance at M&T Bank Stadium, and he’ll share his perspective with fans on the @Ravens Twitter account. This will be the first time the Ravens have ever done a Twitter takeover."

Lane 4 - Reach For The Wall posts "Inspirational video: “Rise and Swim (Welcome to the Grind)”  If you’re a swimmer, you have to thank the creator for splicing together clips of Olympic legends Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Ian Thorpe, Cesar Cielo, Alain Bernard, James Magnusson, and Nathan Adrian set to crescendoing music and narrated by a deep, raspy voice in such a way that speaks directly to the chlorine-filled mind of the 4 a.m. warrior. If this doesn’t get you motivated to grab your swim bag and head to the pool, what does?"

Lane 5 - Instinct Magazine posts "Ryan Dafforn, College Coach & Former Purdue Swimmer, Opens Up About Coming Out.  When he came out during to his Purdue teammates during his senior year, DaffornRyan Dafforn was quickly recognized as a trailblazer. Now, as a college coach, Dafforn opens up about his decision to make a big splash and be himself a few years back."

Lane 6 - WBIR posts "Olympic medalists, nation's top swimmers compete in Knoxville.  Several Olympic gold medalists will compete alongside hometown favorites this weekend in East Tennessee.  It's part of USA Swimming's 2013 Winter National Championships being held at the University of Tennessee's Allan Jones Aquatic Center from December 5-7.  Some gold medalists scheduled to compete include: Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Natalie Coughlin, Nathan Adrian, Matt Grevers, and Cullen Jones."

Lane 7 - The Longest Swim posts "Ben Lecomte Conquering the Pacific.  Ben Lecomte will conquer the Pacific Ocean, swimming from Tokyo, Japan to San Francisco, U.S.A., in the summer of 2014. Ben set the record for the first man to swim the Atlantic in 1998."

Lane 8 - The Almanac posts "Olympic outreach.  Olympic gold-medal winner is drawing Belle Haven girls and families into aquatic sports.  Since February, gold-medal winner Brenda Villa has been head of acquatic outreach for Menlo Swim and Sport, which runs swimming programs at Menlo Park's two community pools, Belle Haven and Burgess. Now, she's also head of the Mavericks Youth Water Polo program."


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