Latest Swimming Stories

2013-11-24 23:01:41

A lap counting watch introduction video was recently released on SwimovateUSA.com from the original makers of automatic lap counting watches that shows the watch in action, and highlights some of the central features of the revolutionary swimming watch. (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 A lap counting watch introduction video was recently released on SwimovateUSA.com from the original makers of automatic lap counting watches. The video shows the watch in action, and highlights some of the...

2013-11-21 23:02:22

5 time Olympian and health & fitness advocate Dara Torres joins Tommie Copper as brand ambassador for their copper-infused EnergyWear—the next evolution in compression and performance apparel. Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Tommie Copper, the next evolution in performance apparel, is excited to have Dara Torres join Tommie Copper as an official brand ambassador. The newly formed partnership kicks off with two new television shows aimed at showcasing inspiring stories of...

2013-11-15 10:45:28

Two new research studies show that location is the most important factor in determining drowning survival. "Ontarians from rural areas are almost three times more likely to die of drowning than urban residents," said Dr. Stephen Hwang of the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. Rural residents' increased access to open water, and possibly decreased access to swimming lessons, were some of the factors that the study's authors felt might account...

2013-10-25 23:01:19

The Memory Maker Triathlon was held indoors this October after quick thinking from GPP Endurance and the help of a pair of Endless Pools. Rogers, AR (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Faced with the prospect of cancellation, event organizers from GPP Endurance moved the 4th annual Memory Maker Triathlon indoors this year, thinking outside the box to continue raising money and awareness for Alzheimer’s research. After flooding knocked a local pool out of commission, GPP’s management team quickly...

2013-10-16 23:32:07

Online sports eyewear company launches new collection of custom made to prescription swimming goggles for toddlers, pre-teens as well as young teenagers. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 GogglesnMore.com has launched a colourful new range of custom made to prescription swimming goggles to suit toddlers, pre-teens as well as young teens in response to customers’ feedback and market trend. Alan Liu, Director of Marketing for GogglesnMore says, “Our customers are telling us they want to make...

2013-10-11 23:01:29

SEAL Innovation to Participate in The Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 SEAL Innovation, creator of SEAL SwimSafe™ swim monitor and drowning detection system, is pleased to announce its partnership with Cullen Jones, an Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer and drowning prevention advocate who experienced a near drowning as a child before enrolling in swimming lessons. SEAL Innovation and Jones will work together in launching SEAL SwimSafe™ to augment...

2013-09-30 23:00:53

Susie O’Neill, twice an Olympic Gold Medalist, installed an Elite Endless Pool in her backyard for daily exercise and family fun. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 One of the most decorated Australian swimmers in history, Susie O’Neill has partnered with Endless Pools, installing an Elite Model as her backyard pool. Nicknamed Madame Butterfly, O’Neill captured Olympic Gold in both the 200m butterfly and the 200m freestyle, and totaled eight medals among her three trips to the Olympic...

2013-09-25 23:29:42

The Bennetts, once named ‘the fittest couple in the world,’ installed an Endless Pool for daily home swim training as they compete at the highest level of triathlon. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Greg and Laura Bennett, two of the premier triathletes in the world, recently installed an Endless Pool® at their home in Colorado. Neither Bennett is a stranger to the elite world stage, as both have competed in the Olympics and won major international events. For triathletes, finding...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'