Monday's Swim Report - Swimmers Go Swish & Other Swim Bits
Monday, January 12, 2015
Lane 1 - Global Travel Industry News posts "Olympian Mark Spitz to host island cruise experience in the Caribbean. Spitz will conduct a series of swimming master classes for guests who want to enhance their swimming abilities, or for those who simply want to get to know the Olympian. Spitz is also slated to give an onboard lecture and to join guests for dinner."
Lane 2 - Speedo posts "Fueled by Water - Team Speedo. Fueled by Water is our tribute to water and the people who are fueled by it. The elite swimmers in Team Speedo are among the fastest, strongest, and most dedicated athletes in the world. Olympic gold medalists Ryan Lochte, Natalie Coughlin, Cullen Jones, and Nathan Adrian are global ambassadors for the sport of swimming who define the next level. Get the full experience here http://speedousa.com/fueledbywater"
Lane 3 - AsiaOne posts "Japan's Tomita on trial for camera theft. Disgraced Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita appeared in a South Korean court Monday on charges of stealing a journalist's camera at the Asian Games in September."
Lane 4 - Jamaica Observer posts "Alia Atkinson: I am a myth-buster. With little support at the beginning of her career, Alia made a lonely path up to the finals of the 2012 Olympics and wondered to herself if this was where she would stop, but said she decided to fight on because she did not want to go through life wondering “what if?”
Lane 5 - WGNT 3 posts (w/video) "Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte gives swimming lessons at Naval Station Norfolk. Olympic gold medalists at Naval Station Norfolk — giving swimming lessons?! Four members of Team USA Swimming spent the day training young athletes in the water."
Lane 6 - The Guardian posts "Let’s inspire a generation by George Bovell III. Even though sport is an inherently selfish occupation, it does provide the opportunity to make a difference by touching lives and inspiring others to even greater heights. Thanks to the help of Atlantic, Oasis Water and The Sport Company of T&T, our small national swimming community will once again benefit from being visited, inspired and coached by Olympic medalists and some of the greatest legends of the sport in the George Bovell Dive In Free Swim Clinics 2015. Free of charge!"
Lane 7 - Aussiebum posts "Swish. aussieBum’s elite swimwear range. Made using the finest Italian fabric, this dynamic design features two internal sand release openings and superior manufacturing techniques for durability. Experience the striking colours and streamline your look now!"
Lane 8 - Miami Herald posts "Swimming legend Diana Nyad: Rob Konrad had to be ‘tough as nails’. Rob Konrad spent six seasons battering linebackers as the lead blocker for the Miami Dolphins. But Konrad survived 16 hellish hours in the Atlantic Ocean last week because his will was somehow even more powerful than his body. That’s the belief of Diana Nyad, the famed long-distance swimmer who has flirted with a watery death more than once."