Tuesday's Swim Report - Believe In Swimmers & Other Swim Bits #Boston2024
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Lane 1 - The Guardian posts "World Winter Swimming Championships: cold, tough – but what a buzz. It’s the biggest winter swimming event in the world – and our writer braved the sub-zero temperatures to see if he had the right stuff."
Lane 2 - Boston 2024 posts "#Boston2024 Olympics Video: Believe in Boston. Join the #Boston2024 movement! To learn more and share your feedback, go to www.2024boston.org and follow us on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/boston2024 | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/boston2024 | Instagram:http://instagram.com/boston2024"
Lane 3 - US Masters Swimming posts "Afraid to Try A Swim Meet? Dive in! It’s easier than you think and lots of fun. Let’s be honest: Masters Swimming is the best activity around. However, there are a lot of swimmers out there who don't take advantage of everything the sport has to offer. If you’ve never swum in a meet before, you’re missing out on a huge part of the sport."
Lane 4 - Sports Mole posts "British swimmer Ben Proud aims to "conquer" short course events. British swimmer Ben Proud believes that he needs to "work on" perfecting his short course strengths following an impressive season in the pool. The 20-year-old ended the summer as a Commonwealth champion, and while he failed to medal at the FINA World Championships in Doha last month, the swimmer earned some personal bests."
Lane 5 - Channel News Asia posts "Tao Li opts out of centralised national training squad. Tao Li has opted out of the national training centre squad under Singapore’s new swimming head coach Sergio Lopez, and will instead train in Hubei to prepare for June’s SEA Games on home soil."
Lane 6 - The Tennessean posts "Olympian swimmers to teach area students. Olympic gold medal swimmer Rebecca Soni and world-record swimmer Ariana Kukors will speak to swim team members on two occasions: 6 p.m. Thursday at Lebanon City Hall and 4 p.m. Saturday at Sea Star Swim School in Hendersonville."
Lane 7 - Go Swim posts "Freestyle - Reach Full Extension."
Lane 8 - Outsports posts "Out college swimmer invites LGBT athletes to come out. "You may not have realized it yet, but we need your help. Each one of us, even those who haven't come out yet, is a unique piece of the LGBT sports movement. Being in the closet is like benching your best self. We need you first-string, because no one else can play your position."