The Swim Report June 21st - Swimming Up! #MakeASplash
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Lane 1 - The Australian posts "Jacco Verhaeren must plug holes in the Australian swim team. Head coach Jacco Verhaeren thought his job this year was to guide the national team to the world championships in August. But now he finds himself needing to imitate the fabled Dutch boy who put his finger in a hole in a dike to save his country from flooding."
Lane 2 - Reebok posts "Taylor Kruse: Deep Water Running. Taylor Kruse, ReebokONE Expert Contributor, explains the physiological benefits of running in water."
Lane 3 - NBC Sports posts "Dana Vollmer not retired, returns to practice after childbirth. “I hated when I saw the rumors that I actually retired,” Vollmer said on Universal Sports at a Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara, Calif., on Saturday. “I never did retire. I always wanted to leave it open for myself, and I want to get back into shape. Now it’s one of those things that if I get back in shape, maybe I’ll see what I can go in the pool, but lifestyle-wise, I want to be extremely active with my son and life in general.”
Lane 4 - Ahram Online posts "Swimming: Egypt's Farida Osman beats own African record in 50m butterfly."
Lane 5 - Daily Mail posts "Selling up! Former Olympian Geoff Huegill and wife Sara put swanky Sydney home on the market expected to fetch over $2million. It's been over a year since Geoff and Sarah Huegill were charged with cocaine possession - and now they're quite literally moving on. The couple put their Sydney home on the market, listing it with Richardson & Wrench Elizabeth Bay - Potts Point. The Daily Telegraph reports that the four-bedroom Darlinghurst home has already received offers in the mid $2million range."
Lane 6 - USA Swimming posts "USA Swimming Foundation #MakeASplash Chalk Drawing Time-Lapse. Watch as a 3-D chalk drawing comes to life in Chicago's Pioneer Court to mark the USA Swimming Foundation's Make A Splash Tour Presented by Phillips 66. For more information on the importance of swimming lessons, visit http://www.makeasplash.org."
Lane 7 - Swim Outlet posts "TechTalk: Aqua Sphere XPRESSO. In this SwimOutlet.com Tech Talk episode, Maureen Rankin is joined by Shannon Michaelson, Aqua Sphere Swimwear Sales Manager, to discuss their new line of Michael Phelps Products and the XPRESSO Technical Racing Suit. Visit www.SwimOutlet.com"
Lane 8 - Sports Agent Blog posts "Face Of USA Swimming, Missy Franklin, Signs With Speedo. Back in March, SAB reported that Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin had signed a representation agreement with WME/IMG and would be turning pro. Today, we again have news about the young Olympian. Yesterday, at the opening day of the Arena Pro Swim Series, Franklin announced that she has signed an endorsement deal with Speedo – her first major sponsor."