Celebrity Swim Tuesday

Missy Franklin stars on “Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport” (Video)

Olympic champion Missy Franklin starred on a Universal Sports television program last night called “Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport.”

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Missy Franklin to star alongside Gronkowski, Pippen in FOX special ‘Beat the Champions’

U.S. Olympian Missy Franklin will star in a new FOX TV special called “Beat the Champions,” which will pit her and two other professional athletes against amateur athletes in handicapped competitions.

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Stephanie Rice moves to Los Angeles, launching eBook, retreat series and more

Retired Australian triple-Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Rice is launching the next phase of her career from Los Angeles, focusing on holistic health and all-around well-being.

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Meet USA Synchro’s newest hopeful: Britney Spears

The United States Sychronized Swimming team has a new face looking to join the program heading into the Rio Olympics: chart-topping singer Britney Spears.

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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.

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Post-retirement life for Eamon Sullivan begins with Dancing With the Stars appearance

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.

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Swimmer From the Woodlands Swim Team Receives “Golden Ticket” On American Idol

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.”

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Former Arizona Swimmer, Future Dr. Pepper, Lands as Host on TV Show

Martin Pepper, after he finishes his PHD, will become Dr. Pepper: a name made for television. Seen here with his future cohost Liz Bonnin

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Ryan Lochte, Vogue Cover Video & Industry News

(Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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More Celebrity Swim Tuesday

USC’s 32nd Annual Swim with Mike Fundraiser (with Bikinis!)

Thanks to USCJulie for posting the above video from the 2007 event, where Will Ferrell raced football coach Pete Carroll in a 50 free.

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David Duchovny, aka Agent Mulder, Swims

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.”

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Estella Warren, 3-time Canadian National Champion

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!”

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Celebrity Swim Tuesday: Timothy Olyphant

Before Timothy Olyphant starred in movies and TV, he was a national swimming finalist in the 200 I.M.

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