Wednesday's Swim Report - The Great Aussie Swim Cure & More Swim Bits-a-Thon

Lane 1 - The Sacramento Bee posts "Malibu C and U.S. Masters Swimming Partner to Support and Encourage Swimmers.  Malibu C, a Salon/Spa hair, scalp and skin wellness beauty collection, is partnering with U.S. Masters Swimming, the national governing body for adult swimming. The multi-year agreement provides Malibu C marketing, licensing, and promotional rights in the personal care products category."

Lane 2 - Go Swim posts "Backstroke - Goggle Under Back Kick. We've focused on backstroke kick before, but this is a small detail that can also help your entire body position."

Lane 3 - Daily Mail posts "The curse of Sydney 2000: As Grant Hackett enters rehab, how so many of Australia's Olympics swimmers have been blighted by drink, drugs and depression. Grant Hackett one of a number of retired Olympic heroes to enter rehab. Other Sydney 2000 teammates have battled depression and addiction. Ian Thorpe and Geoff Huegill have spoken out about their struggles. Transition from competition to retirement can be tough, say psychologists. Especially difficult for the Sydney team because of their major profiles."

Lane 4 - Bondi Rescue posts "Reidy and Matt Dee Speaking Different Languages | Bondi Rescue S9."

Lane 5 - USA Swimming posts "2013 Swim-a-Thon™ Contest Video -- Splash Aquatics-Makiki."

Lane 6 - Triathlete posts "Theories On Swim Development."

Swim In The Wake of Swim Bits

Lane 1 - PR Web posts "The Race Club Begins Film Production Featuring Top Swimmers from Around the World. The Race Club recently began the production of their latest video series featuring top swimmers from around the world. The filming is currently taking place in Islamorada, Florida from February 24th through March 2nd."

Lane 2 - Speedo posts "Nathan Adrian is Speedo fit. Olympic athlete, Nathan Adrian (USA) shares his swim tips to help you reach your fitness goals. #IAmSpeedoFit You have the will. We have the way. Get Speedo Fit.

Lane 3 - NCAA posts "From gold medalist to Golden Bear. Olympian Missy Franklin finds her home among the Cal greats."

Lane 4 - The Telegraph posts "Grant Hackett heads to US for drug rehab to battle his addiction to Stilnox sleeping pills. Hackett’s father Nev confirmed his son is to be treated at an “outpatient facility”. “Grant is currently in transit to seek treatment for a dependency to Stillnox medication ... his family and friends are enormously proud of his courage in pursuing this course of action,” he said."

Lane 5 - Bondi Rescue posts "Bondi Rescue S9 Returns | 8pm Monday Ch10."

Lane 6 - London Evening Standard posts "Swim in the wake of London’s 2012 Olympic legends — for just £3.50. he Aquatics Centre saw drama,  controversy and high emotion during the Games, including Ellie Simmonds winning four medals and Tom Daley’s bronze in the 10-metre dive. From Saturday, Londoners will be able to use the same pools, diving  platforms and gyms as the elite atletes  — all for £3.50, the price of a local pool."

Bondi Rescue - Hand Severed by a Shark! | Best of Bondi Rescue

They will personally take viewers on the journey through mass rescues, resuscitations, shark sightings, and all number of the weird and wonderful experiences Bondi dishes up. No longer framed by narration, lifeguards who are normally considered 'strong and silent' are revealing a side of themselves we've never been privy to before.

Monday's Swim Report - Every Month Is Go Swim Month

Lane 1 - San Antonio Express-News posts "San Antonio hopes to host U.S. swimming championships.  Officials are in discussion to bring three major meets to the Northside Swim Center in 2015, including the U.S. senior nationals.  The senior nationals would include former Olympians and top-level hopefuls for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.  The meets would include a U.S. Masters event for older swimmers in April 2015, followed by the senior and junior nationals in August of that year."

Lane 2 - Mail Online posts "Incredible underwater headphones that transmit music to swimmers' ears by vibrating sound through their cheekbones.  A waterproof mp3 player streams the music which resonates through the bones and into the highly sensitive cochlea part of the ear.  The Finis_neptuneheadphones take inspiration from a 1970s product which transmitted music through the collarbone in the same way. 'Neptune has been a real hit with recreational swimmers, and it can store 1,000 songs so the user will run out of energy long before they run out of music."

Lane 3 - Inside The Games posts "Swimmers ready to make a splash for the second GO Swim Month in Australia.  The second annual GO Swim Month run by Swimming Australia is set to get underway next Tuesday (October 1) as the governing body launches its national campaign to get more youngsters into the pool."

Lane 4 - Straits Times posts "Olympic champ due in S'pore for short-course World Cup.  TOP-CLASS swimming returns to Singapore in November with the Fina short-course World Cup meeting.  Rising stars such as triple Olympic champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo and the Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, dubbed the "Iron Lady" for entering multiple events, have confirmed their attendance for the Nov 5-6 showpiece at the Singapore Sports School."

Lane 5 - ITV News posts "World swimming champion Mark Foster takes on new challenge.  A host of swimming stars are joining Londoners to back in the pool for the final weekend of this year's British Gas SwimBritain.  London Fields Lido will be hosting the finale of a series of 10 SwimBritain events that have been taking place across the country, with six-time world champion Mark Foster, diver Nick Robinson-Baker and Olympic bronze medallist Cassie Patten taking to the water alongside nearly 500 London swimmers."

Lane 6 - Darien News posts "Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Soni spends day with Darien YMCA Piranhas.   It's not every day a three-time Olympic gold medalist breezes through town. It's even more of a rarity to be taught by one, so the members of the Darien YMCA Piranhas weren't about to miss the chance to hit the pool with Rebecca Soni on Saturday at the Darien YMCA."

Lane 7- Bondi Rescue posts "Man Drops Unconscious | Best of Bondi Rescue."

Lane 8 - The Australian posts "Swim team better off without me, says Leigh Nugent.  AS Swimming Australia prepares to announce a new head coach for the national team, former team leader Leigh Nugent has emerged from a three-month exile declaring the team could not have gone forward with him."