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2013-05-26 23:00:22

Eight of this season´s Sierra College Wolverine swimmers were named to the Community College All-American Swimming Team announced Monday, May 20. To receive All-American status, a swimmer or diver must rank in the top 16 fastest times, or scores, in the nation among all community college swimmers /divers in that event. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 The Sierra College women´s swim team has a long history of producing amazing athletes, and this year is no exception. Leading the...

Local Swimming Pools A Cesspit Of Human Fecal Matter
2013-05-17 06:12:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just when you thought it was safe to take a dip in your local watering hole this summer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a study which found that many swimmers leave behind a little more than a good time in the pool. According to the health agency's data, more than half of the pools they tested contained fecal matter left behind by swimmers. More specifically, the study found that 58 percent...

2013-05-14 23:23:15

Swimming watch distributor SwimovateUSA.com has launched a new Facebook page, the North American distributors of Swimovate watches recently announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Swimming watch distributor SwimovateUSA.com has launched a new Facebook page, the North American distributors of Swimovate watches recently announced. The new SwimovateUSA Facebook page was created for swimmers of all experience levels to share training stories, read up on the latest news on swimming and learn...

2013-05-13 23:02:26

Nearly $34,000 raised will get each athlete closer to their goal of competing in the international games in Rio de Janeiro in Summer 2016 Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Four members from Loma Linda University´s Team PossAbilities have been marked as hopefuls for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Not only do Andre Barbieri, Del Dunston, Owen Daniels, Jr., and Greg Crouse share the dream of participating in the next Paralympics, but they do not let their physical disabilities...

2013-05-10 23:25:40

CNN´s Fit Nation Challenge triathlon team, a group of first-time triathletes led by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, is spending a week at the National Training Center in Florida improving their triathlon disciplines (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Led by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the CNN Fit Nation ℠Six Pack´ Team is visiting the National Training Center in Clermont, Florida to continue preparation for the Nautica Malibu Triathlon on September 8. The group is hard at work to develop its swimming, biking and...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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