Racing At 5 am

https://youtu.be/nsgtHwWFlXA Racing At 5 am Courtesy of Nippon TV News 24 Japan, Tokyo, Japan. While the pool swimmers will compete in the Olympic finals in the mid-morning hours during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games [...]

The Path To Clean Swimming

Commentary by John Leonard, Executive Director of the World Swimming Coaches Association. We see admirable courageous stances by athletes from multiple nations in Rio de Janeiro with regard to the immediate and important need to [...]

Contracting Diseases In The Open Water

Water-related disease information courtesy of Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia. Lynne Cox and the New York Times called for the movement of the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim from Copacabana Beach at the 2016 Rio [...]

Won’t 30,000 Times As Bad Kill You?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the 2016 USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships in Florida, NBC reported [here] that the Associated Press found that viral levels in Rio de Janeiro were 30,000 [...]

Making The Cut At The Winter Olympics

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The sports in the Winter Olympics showcase much more risk and speed than the Summer Olympics. In downhill skiing, snowboarding, luge, skeleton and bobsled events, speed is largely the [...]

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