Swimming

Atlantic City Children Provided With Swimming Lessons

A new program in Atlantic City, New Jersey hosted by the Brigantine Aquatic Center is providing the opportunity for 115 students from kindergarten to the eighth grade to attend swimming lessons at the MLK school swimming pool. The program has been referred to as “Whelan’s Whales” is inspired by the late Senator Jim Whelan. Senator

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Carmel Swimmer Going to Purdue:

Kendra Bowen is just a couple of months away from beginning her senior year at Carmel High School in Indiana, but she already knows what college she wants to attend. The mid-distance swimmer recently announced her verbal commitment to remain in her native state and attend Purdue University. On her social media, Bowen posted, “I

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Top Swimmers in Two Conferences to Battle it Out:

Their swimmers brought home championships and top ten finishes at the NCAA National Meet. Both the Big Ten and the Atlantic Coast Conferences made their marks felt on the national stage for the 2017-2018 season. In November, the top swimmers from both conferences will face off in an All-Star Meet. Your text to link…  

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White House pool opened on July 2, 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy are two presidents known to have disabilities. Both presidents kept their conditions hidden from the public as much as possible. The former went to great lengths to hide his polio from the American populace. He also swam as a form of therapy for his poliomyelitis. Because he kept

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Seventy Percent Of Children In Detroit Can’t Swim

Seventy percent of black children, and 60 percent of Hispanic children in America do not know how to swim. Seventy percent of children in Detroit do not know how to swim. Ten children die each day due to drowning.   According to the Center for Disease Control, black children are 5.5 times more likely to

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Swim At Your Own Risk

Cold-water swimming is not for everyone, though those who do enjoy a dip in ice water usually experience less illness, thicker hair and clearer skin, according to an article clip shared on bbc.com. This video is from BBC Future, which challenges strange illnesses and myths in medicine.   Cold-water immersion, also known as an ice

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Nacho Dean Set to Become the First Person to Swim Around the World

Nacho Dean, a Spanish living in Malaga, is set to create history by swimming around the world. He earned his fame by becoming the fist Spaniard to walk around the globe touring four continents and 31 countries while covering 33,000 kilometers on foot to document climate change. This time, he is set to become the

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Benefits of Swimming

Let’s be honest here. There is no better feeling than a dive in a pool on a hot and humid summer day. In fact, in my opinion, it is one of the most fun summer activities one can engage in. All ages love it, especially the kids. With it being such a great activity, many

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Benefits of Swimming

Swiming is a summer activity that everyone loves. It is also a great sport that many of us love to watch on television due to its extreme competitiveness. I loved watching Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin in these past Olympics. They were absolutely phenomenal. Despite being a fun activity, many people are unaware of the

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