VIDEO INTERVIEWS: Missy Franklin, Kara Lynn Joyce & more at the NYC premier of Touch the Wall documentary
The swimming-centric documentary made its New York City premier last night, and SwimSwam caught up with Missy Franklin, Kara Lynn Joyce and more to get the scoop on the film’s debut.
Australian swimming star Eamon Sullivan is staying in the spotlight as he transitions to his post-swimming life, as a contestant on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars.
Gianni Calderara of the Woodlands Swim Team, who has times good enough to have qualified him for a swim on the USA Swimming Grand Prix circuit, impressed judges enough to earn a “Ticket to Hollywood.”
Martin Pepper, after he finishes his PHD, will become Dr. Pepper: a name made for television. Seen here with his future cohost Liz Bonnin
(Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)
Thanks to USCJulie for posting the above video from the 2007 event, where Will Ferrell raced football coach Pete Carroll in a 50 free.
More Celebrity Swim Tuesday
Duchovny: “Sometimes when I’m swimming, I think that maybe someday I’ll put my red Speedo up for auction. Or maybe I’ll donate it to the Smithsonian. They can stuff it with two plums and a gherkin and put it on display.”
In honor of Canadian Olympic Trials, Celebrity Swim Tuesday profiles Canadian star, Estella Warren. “I really wanted to go to the Olympics,” Estella explained, “but everyone wanted me to model for them, so I said why not!”
Super model, Molly Sims, swam competitively for over a decade.
Before Timothy Olyphant starred in movies and TV, he was a national swimming finalist in the 200 I.M.