Swimming

Michigan Women Go Undefeated in Dual Season:

The Michigan Women can now be called the perfect swim team, at least when it comes to their dual meets. The Lady Wolverines, ranked number three in the nation, took down their rival Michigan State 187-89 on February 2nd, giving them an undefeated record in their dual meets for the 2017-2018 season. This marks the

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Swimming is the Best Aerobic Exercise

In the article, “Why swimming is so good for you”, Markham Heid discusses the reasons why swimming is the best aerobic and cardio-vascular exercise (http://time.com/4688623/swimming-pool-health-benefits/) The commentary proves to be a helpful resource by making people aware that swimming has proved to be good for the heart. Without the resistance of gravity, every muscle in

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FL Gulf Coast Takes Meet, While Liberty Swimmer Shines:

It was neck and neck between Florida Gulf Coast University and Liberty University until the final three events. That’s when the Eagles made a big push to pull ahead and win the school’s first ever Triple Distance Classic. This inaugural meet featured every stroke for the 50, 100, and 200 meter lengths, along with the

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Sea Lion Attacks Close Popular Swimming Spot

Two swimmers were attacked in the San Francisco Bay area on Thursday December 14th and Friday December 15th. The two attacks are considered to be highly unusual and extremely rare. Sea lions are animals that are not known to attack swimmers. The sea lion attacks led park authorities at the San Francisco Maritime National Historic

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Australian Prime Minister Believed To Have Disappeared While Swimming

December 17th, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of a major swimming disaster in Australia. Approximately 50 years ago, then Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt was presumed to have drowned after going out for a swim on Cheviot Beach near Melbourne. No body was found, so it is presumed that he simply drowned while swimming. People

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Swimmer Michael Phelps Talks About Being Depressed

Michael Phelps has proven himself to be the greatest swimmer who ever lived. Many people believe that he is also the greatest Olympian of all-time. It is very hard to argue with that statement. Phelps won a total of 28 Olympic medals. There were 23 gold medals in that bunch. He dominated the sport of

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Meet New Zealand’s “Swim Reaper.”

A strange phenomenon has been occurring on the beaches of New Zealand. Naturally, everyone who lives or has spent any amount of time in New Zealand loves their visitor, but now there is a new visitor to the beaches they have to contend with. Oh, don’t worry, he’s harmless, but if you spot him you

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30,000 Tickets Sold for European Swimming Championship

The European Swimming Championship takes place every two years. It is where the best swimmers in Europe go to compete against each other. The event is being hosted this year in Copenhagen, Denmark. It has been a massive success so far. An incredible 30,000 tickets have been sold for the event. The people who organized

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Swimming With Sharks Can Be Good For Your Mental Health

Are you afraid of swimming with sharks? Research shows that swimming alongside a shark can be extremely beneficial to your mental health. The reason has to do with a sense of awe and surprise. You do not have to swim alongside a great white shark to get the benefits of swimming alongside a shark or

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Two Canadian Olympic Swimmers Call it Quits:

Neither Dominique Bouchard nor Chantal van Landeghem have reached 30 years of age, but the two Olympians announced they are retiring from competative swimming. Van Landeghem is the older of the two at 26, while Bouchard is 23. Bouchard, however, was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis in her right leg earlier in 2017, which may

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