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2014-07-16 16:22:59

FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Master Spas--one of the largest and most respected manufacturers of portable hot tubs, luxury spas, and premium swim spas--has announced the debut of a national television commercial featuring champion swimmer Michael Phelps. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127460 The 60-second commercial, which promotes Michael Phelps Swim Spas by Master Spas, reminds consumers that they "don't have to be Michael Phelps to...

2014-07-14 12:25:55

"50 Top Swim Cities, Presented by Speedo" Ranks the Country's Most Swim-Friendly Communities COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the best swim city in America, according to a new study commissioned by USA Swimming and leading swimwear brand Speedo. The community claimed the highest aggregate score in categories such as percentage of active swimmers and swim clubs, number of accessible pools and volume of top-level swimmers from the area....

2014-07-03 23:05:54

Dana Kirk Swimming (PASA-DKS) showed the world their passion for swimming and swam away with a $5,000 sponsorship in the Michael Phelps Swim Spas by Master Spas Go After Your Goals Video Contest. Since the contest wrapped, the team has put the funds to good use achieving their goals and then some. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics – Dana Kirk Swimming (PASA-DKS) showed the world their passion for swimming and swam away with a $5,000 sponsorship in the Go...

2014-06-22 23:00:39

Star athletes like Amy Van Dyken-Rouen accomplish much in their distinguished careers. A rock-solid disability policy can protect them from a total loss of income should the unthinkable happen. Ontario, NC (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, an Olympic gold medalist in swimming, recently broke her back during an ATV accident while at an Arizona golf club on June 6. According to ESPN, after nine days spent in the intensive care unit, Van Dyken-Rouen was moved to a regular hospital...

2014-06-19 08:25:57

Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans, past and present members of the USA Swimming National Team kick off events taking place at 800+ locations to spread the message Swimming Lessons Save Lives(TM). OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 20, 2014, tens of thousands of kids on 6 continents will usher in the first official weekend of summer with a Guinness World Record attempt and a life-saving message....

2014-06-18 16:21:17

CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can't decide between vacationing at a beach or big city this summer? You won't have to choose if you visit one of the metropolises selected by the travel experts at The GO Group. Each offers great beaches in urban settings. Chicago has 26 miles of beaches along Lake Michigan with two of its best within walking distance of downtown. Oak Street Beach, located just steps away from Michigan Ave. shops, offers swimming, sunbathing and dining at an...

2014-06-12 23:12:56

Gary Hall Sr., head coach and director of The Race Club, was recently featured in The Huffington Post’s Father’s Day Gift Guide. The fitness fanatic dad and coach gave ideas on what to buy dad’s with similar interests. Florida Keys, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Father’s day is just around the corner causing many to start the difficult task of what to buy dad. Huffington Post recently asked fitness fanatic dad and coach, Gary Hall Sr., what his ideal father’s day gift would be. “As...

2014-06-11 20:22:03

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new global mentoring program is being launched today by EY's Women Athletes Business Network, in partnership with the International Women's Forum (IWF), to harness the untapped leadership potential of female athletes after their retirement from sport. Applications for the mentoring program open today on the Women Athletes Business Network website and close on 1 August. Elite women athletes, who have transitioned or are in the process of...

2014-06-07 12:21:13

TORONTO, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Safe swimming and safe splashing mean your kids can have fun when they are in and around the water. This is the message being shared with Canadians during Parachute's Safe Kids Week, June 7 - 14, 2014. With more than 570 children having drowned in Canada in the past 10 years, this message takes on added urgency and is why Parachute is encouraging Canadians to become aware of the importance of water safety in order to prevent drowning and water-related injuries...

2014-06-03 23:03:40

Eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents in the fight against cancer. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Across Connecticut, residents intent on conquering cancer are preparing to swim the Long Island Sound to raise funds, bolster awareness and seek out a cure at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America (SAA) benefiting the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). On Saturday, June 21, hundreds of swimmers and philanthropists will unite...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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