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2013-04-28 23:03:03

Swimtastic stands behind National Drowning Prevention Month as the country continues to lock arms in an effort to keep children safer around water. Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 As summer time approaches and our warm friendly sun begins to peak her head out from behind the clouds, children & families of all kinds begin to spend more and more time outdoors. The warmer the weather gets, the more local communities begin to gravitate towards bodies of water to relax, play, and make...

2013-04-28 16:20:20

Two First-Time Winners; Steelers Great Hines Ward Also Finishes ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two first-time winners were crowned champions of the 30(th) Anniversary St. Anthony's Triathlon on Sunday. Jan Frodeno and Alicia Kaye crossed the finish line on their way to topping one of the largest and best pro fields in the race's history. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130428/DC03161 ) Frodeno, 32, is no stranger to winning, having come in sixth...

2013-04-08 16:21:03

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After leading her University of Georgia team to a record-breaking NCAA 400-yard freestyle relay victory, 6-time Olympic medalist and Georgia senior, Allison Schmitt (Canton, MI) has received the Honda Sports Award for swimming and becomes a finalist for the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and the 2013 Honda Cup, to be presented live on ESPNU, June 24 at the USC Galen Center Founder's Room in Los Angeles. (Logo:...

2013-04-06 23:02:46

The all new Swimovate PoolMateHR watch is now available at SwimovateUSA.com, the North American distributor for Swimovate watches recently announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 The all new Swimovate PoolMateHR watch is now available at SwimovateUSA.com, the North American distributor for Swimovate watches recently announced. SwimovateUSA spokesman Brad Sorock said, “The new PoolmateHR watch from Swimovate is the most advanced swimming watch on the market today. The fully...

2013-03-07 23:02:37

The Mount St. Michael Academy 4x200 Relay Team won the High School State Championship in the 4x200 Relay Event on Saturday March 2 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The team is now ranked 8th among high school 4x200 relay teams. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 The Mount St. Michael Academy 4x200 Relay Team won the High School State Championship in the 4x200 Relay Event on Saturday March 2 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The team is now ranked 8th among high school 4x200 relay...

2013-02-28 23:02:32

A new Interval Based Training in Swimming Pool Guide was recently released by SwimovateUSA, the North American distributors for the Swimovate Poolmate Pro automatic lap counter watch announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 A new Interval Based Training in Swimming Pool Guide was recently published by SwimovateUSA.com, the North American distributors of the Swimovate Poolmate Pro automatic lap counter watch announced. SwimovateUSA spokesman Brad Sorock said, “The new Interval...

2013-02-28 08:26:58

Pro Swimmer and Expectant Mom Shares Tips to Stay Active While Pregnant VISTA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Sphere, the worldwide brand of choice for premium swimwear and swim accessories based on comfort and high-quality technical designs, today announced pregnancy workout tips from one of the company's most prominent sponsored athletes, seven-time Olympic medalist and expectant mom Amanda Beard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/LA52575LOGO) As a...

2013-02-25 08:26:17

49-year-old musician, City Council member, and world class marathon swimmer will brave tough currents to complete the fifth trek of her "Ocean's 7" swims CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charleston, South Carolina's City Council member and symphony harpist, Kathleen Wilson and her U.S. crew of two will fly to New Zealand February 27 with high hopes to receive the go-ahead to swim the Cook Strait. The only "if "is weather conditions. Wilson, 49, has become a marathon...

2013-02-20 23:02:46

Incorporated in 1988 by James Murdock, Endless Pools has sold over 20,000 products worldwide. The industry leader for 25 years, Endless Pools offers a full line of innovative, compact pools and swim spas. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Endless Pools crossed a pair of major thresholds in 2013. The company, founded in 1988, celebrated its 25th Anniversary and achieved another milestone by selling its 20,000th pool. “We are very fortunate to have an excellent team that has...

2013-02-13 16:25:24

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day weekend, many of the fastest swimmers in the world will dive into the chlorinated waters of the YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando, Florida for Arena's Grand Prix swimming competition. The 3-day competition will feature some of the biggest names in swimming including Ryan Lochte, Dana Vollmer, and Missy Franklin. Of the entire competition, USA Swimming's Mike Gustafson has identified 5 races deserving special attention: (1)...