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2014-03-26 08:25:29

In Support of National Launch, Four-Time Olympian and Active Mom Amanda Beard Shares Advice On How To Introduce Kids to the Water VISTA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Sphere, the leading innovator of premium swimwear and swim accessories based on comfort and high-quality technical designs, today introduced the Seal Kid 2 swim mask. The new innovation, modeled off its classic Seal Kid style, which has been the leading choice of parents and kids for more than a decade, takes water...

2012-04-23 23:01:04

The Home Workout Pros have taken a "holistic" approach to fitness and health - by focusing on quality of people's lives, they are doing their part in extinguishing fallacies about body image and type. (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 The Home Workout Pros Team from Tempe, Arizona has created a new workout program entitled the Victa Home Workout Program intended to squelch the negative American body image epidemic. The ten fitness tips offered through their workout program along with the web based...

2011-07-06 11:33:00

Safe Kids Reminds Parents to Keep Watchful Eye on Children around Water WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA with support from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is coordinating a national public education effort to raise awareness with parents and caregivers about water safety for children and help prevent drowning and entrapment in pools and spas. Drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1 to 4. Nearly 750 children ages 14 and...

2011-07-05 23:01:00

Safe Kids Reminds Parents to Keep Watchful Eye on Children around Water WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA, with support from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is coordinating a national public education effort to raise awareness with parents and caregivers about water safety for children and help prevent drowning and entrapment in pools and spas. Drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1 to 4. Nearly 750 children ages 14 and...

2010-08-02 07:15:00

VISTA, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Amanda Beard, the four-time Olympic swimmer and new mom, is finding comfort in the pool with Aqua Sphere. As the new face of the company that's recognized for its high-quality swim products that are as comfortable as they are innovative, Beard's endorsement comes from a lifetime of experience in the water as well as a new lifestyle that places comfort above competition. "We're obviously extremely excited to have Amanda with us," says Oliver...

2009-02-14 14:52:02

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Amanda Beard says she and her boyfriend, photographer Sacha Brown, are thrilled after getting engaged. Beard, who has won seven Olympic swimming medals, said she and Brown got engaged on Christmas Day and are excited to move forward in life together, People.com reported Friday. We are thrilled to be starting the next chapter in our lives together, the Olympic standout said. We are completely in love and to top it off we are best friends. Sacha proposed on Christmas...

2005-07-29 19:37:49

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Aaron Peirsol and Leisel Jones both set world records to win their second gold medals at the world swimming championships on Friday while Michael Phelps collected his fourth courtesy of another American relay victory. Peirsol lowered his own 200 meters backstroke world record to join Ian Thorpe and Grant Hackett as the only swimmers to win the same event at three world championships. Then Jones slashed 0.72 seconds off Amanda Beard's world record to...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'