Cuban President Raul Castro and American President Barack Obama met earlier this month, the first meeting between heads of the two nations in almost 90 years, and both leaders referenced open water swimmer Diana Nyad as inspiration for the future relationship between the two countries.
Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson will appear on the TV program “Hell’s Kitchen” Friday night on FOX.
Olympian and new professional swimmer Missy Franklin has officially joined the USA Swimming Foundation through the year 2020, supporting the USA Swimming charity that seeks to teach kids swimming and water safety.
Famously private about her personal life, German world record-holder Britta Steffen will take part in an upcoming TV series in which former pro athletes compete in various challenges.
Olympic swimmer and Missy Franklin got to meet pop star Taylor Swift over the weekend. Or Swift got to meet Franklin. It goes both ways with these pop culture icons, who are both big fans of each other.
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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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.
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.
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.
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
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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