Lane 1 - TRX® And Pillars of Performance for Swimmiers via youtube
Lane 2 - From Gawker "Ohio Couple Sentenced To Standing in a Kiddie Pool. Ohio residents Grace Nash, 20, and boyfriend Bruce Crawford, 22, were spotted last month rafting illegally on the flooded Grand River, which led to an hours-long search for the couple. Later, they lied to authorities and claimed not have been rafting at all. Their punishment was to stand in a kiddie pool and hand out water-safety brochures to visitors at the International Cuisine Festival in Painesville."
Lane 3 - I want to buy this and frame it! From etsy "Vintage Kwik Sew Men's Swim Trunks Pattern 651."
Lane 4 - Gizmodo posts "The Real Origin of the Bikini Wasn’t a Nuclear Explosion. The origin of the bikini - It was in May 1946 when Louis Réard—a French car engineer who at the time was running his mom's lingerie shop in Paris—introduced two small pieces of clothing, advertising them as 'the smallest bathing suit in the world.' Simultaneously and unknowingly, fashion designer Jacques Heim was working on a similar design."
Lane 5 - From scnow.com "Free swim lessons in North Myrtle Beach. The Grand Strand Masters Swim Team has partnered with the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center to offer free swim lessons to non-swimming persons ages five and older as part of the U.S. Masters Swimming, Swimming Saves Lives Foundation. The purpose of the program is to focus on drowning prevention and to emphasize the positive impact that swimming has on a person’s health. Participants will be introduced to basic swimming and water safety skills, including floating, treading water, and being comfortable in the water."
Lane 6 - USA Swimming - Fran Crippen SafeSwim clinic on May 7 via youtube
Lane 7 - news.com.au reports "All eyes on Adelaide for Thorpe's London Olympics bid. THE London Olympics swimming trials will put Adelaide back in the global spotlight, experts say. The comeback of Australia's greatest Olympian, Ian Thorpe will be the headline act at the trials, in the new $100 million State Aquatic Centre at Marion from March 15 to 22 next year. Swimming Australia yesterday announced Adelaide had trumped Sydney and Brisbane to host the national titles for the next two years."
Lane 8 - Swimming World's Lane 9 reports "FINA Announces Two-Year Doping Suspension of Ksenia Atamanskaya of Kazakhstan. FINA recently announced that Kazakhstan's Ksenia Atamanskaya has been suspended for two years after testing positive for Fenoterol. Fenoterol is an asthmatic medication that is banned by FINA as a Class S3 Beta-2 Agonist. The medication is designed to open the pathways to the lungs."