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Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research Nov 12th

The 8th annual Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research will take place on Tuesday November 12th, 2013 at 5 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Central or 5 p.m. Mountain/4 p.m. Pacific and your team can participate! This event is held in honor of Ted Mullin, a Carleton College swimmer who passed away in 2006 from sarcoma, a rare-soft tissue cancer.

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In the Eye of a Gator: University of Florida Men’s Swimming Team Video Feature

“In The Eye of a Gator” stars Marcin Cieslak (featured image) Eduardo Solaeche Gomez, Matthew Curby and Matt Thompson.

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SwimSwam Film Fest: Papa Swims Butterfly

An animated short swimming film created by Mary Oldlife.

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SwimSwam Film Fest: Sci Fi Swimming with Pterois

I’m a swim film festival fan, and I love this animated short, this swimming video simply titled Pterois, created by Neekoe.   I…

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Natalie Coughlin, Kim Vandenberg Taking Part in First-Ever USO Tour to Spain

Natalie Coughlin (above) and Kim Vandenberg will tour Spain and meet with service members and families stationed at two bases there.

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SwimSwam Film Fest: Bodysurfing Ho’okipa

From Mike Donohoe, the filmmaker: “If you’ve been to Maui you may know Ho’okipa surf break. There aren’t too many regular body surfers there… It’s one of my favorite places to swim. Since retiring from swimming in 2007, I have struggled to get back into competitive swimming. Body surfing has replaced racing as my favorite in water activity.

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The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Athletes

What’s something you can do in this upcoming year to become your best self in the water?

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Video of Celtics Star Brandon Bass Taking Swimming Lessons

Brandon Bass, 28 , cannot swim. He never learned how. Now he’s enrolled in swimming lessons with nearly a dozen young kids at the Boys & Girls Club in Boston.

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Oprah and Diana Nyad: The Power of the Human Spirit – airs Sunday Oct 6

Diana Nyad (from the show): “There’s a Henry David Thoreau quote that really grips me hard and it says when you achieve your goals in life, it’s not what that gets you. But it’s who I am.”

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Triumph over Tragedy: Mallory Weggemann at TEDx UNPlaza 2013

In 2008, Mallory Weggemann, a talented swimmer and college freshman, received an epidural injection to help treat back pain, but complications with the procedure left her paralyzed from the waist down.

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Support for Team Theo Everpresent at Tiburon Mile

Members of North Bay Aquatics and Team Theo, raising funds at the Tiburon Mile.

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The Woodlands Swim Team Gets Their Cross-Train On: Dragon Boat Style

The Woodlands Swim Team crushed the competition at the 15th annual South Montgomery County YMCA’s Dragon Boat races.

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Donate to Paralympian Mallory Weggemann gaining new mobility – only 2 days left

Mallory is in her final days of trying to raise money, and can really use your help. Any amount you can donate you will be greatly appreciated, so that she may continue to reach her dreams, and inspire others.

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Natalie Coughlin Cooking for Cal Aquatics Gala Fundraiser Winners

Natalie Coughlin is preparing individual lasagnas for the winners of the big 2012 Cal Aquatics gala auction.

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Ryan Lochte Releases New Yogurt Flavors for Charity

Ryan Lochte is partnering with Yogurtology to raise (at least) $20,000 for charity.

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