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Wednesday's Swim Report - Allure of the Swimmers & Other Swim Bits

Totally missed this the other day the17thman passed it's 10,000th post!  Hopefully I'll be able to continue on and reach my 100,000th post.  Till then here is today's Swim Report:

Lane 1 - Big Ten posts "BTN to Air Seven Big Ten Winter Championships. Network to showcase wrestling, swimming & diving, indoor track & field and gymnastics. Coverage begins at 10:30 AM ET on Sunday, Feb. 23, with the Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships from Minnesota. The Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships will air at 10:30 AM ET on Sunday, March 2, from Michigan."

Lane 2 - Daily Mail posts (w/video) "The smile that hid Ian Thorpe's private pain: Troubled swimmer joined Tom Daley for carefree cruise before rehab.  The Australian world champion swimmer showed no signs that anything was amiss as he took part in a multitude of activities on board Royal Carribean cruise ship Allure of the Seas."

Lane 3 - Inside The Games posts "Paralympic swimmer Long to feature in NBC documentary tracing Russian roots.  Twelve-times Paralympic swimming champion Jessica Long is to be the subject of a new documentary broadcast by NBC during its coverage of the Sochi 2014 Olympics this weekend, which will follow the athlete as she travels back to Russia to trace her roots."

Lane 4 - Courier Mail posts "Redcliffe Peninsula claims to have the best fish and chips in Queensland with views to match. Seafood Lover’s Cafe at Margate Beach is owned and operated by former Olympic swimmer Karen van Wirdum. Locals say the view here and the friendly staff make it the best place to dine, while Red Dolphin Seafoods further along the beach is also popular with families."

Lane 5 - The West Australian posts "Beat swimmer's shoulder.  Swimmer's shoulder is a type of either tendonitis or bursitis that occurs in the shoulder joint. It is very common in older swimmers and in people who increase their volume of training with an event coming up."

Lane 6 - US Masters Swimming posts "In-Water Cross-Training. Water polo drills can provide fun and challenging cross-training."

Lane 7- Aussiebum posts "aussiebum - LEAGUE 14 promo.  The game has reached a whole new level with aussieBums 'League 14'. Made using premium quality Italian fabric this classic design features two internal sand release openings and advanced manufacturing techniques for durability. Make your move now!"

Lane 8 - Arena Water Instinct posts "The beginners’ guide to Aquafitness.  Aquafitness represents undoubtedly one of the most interesting lifestyle trends, which after 30 years (first spread in the US), has seen a consistent growth. Its uniqueness lies in being absolutely perfect for everybody, and can be performed as a stand-alone activity or to complement swimming or any other fitness activity."


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