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Swimming

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Top Swimming Articles

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  • Swimmer Diana Nyad Urges Others To Embrace Their 'One Wild And Precious Life'

    Diana Nyad is a record-setting swimmer who at age 64 swam non-stop from Cuba to Florida. Cheryl Strayed is the author of "Wild," the story-turned-movie of her soul-searching, 1,100-mile trek. Paul Nicklen is a photojournalist who explores the most...
  • Local lifeguards compete in South Florida race series

    Pompano Beach Lifeguard Thierry Lirola has either discovered the Fountain of Youth or he is getting better with age. The 50-year-old lifeguard won the opening race of the 2015 United States Lifeguard Association Southeast Region 9th annual 1000 Meter Swim...
  • Swimmer breaks state record

    Going into the IHSA swimming championships, Wheaton North senior Max St. George admitted he had something more than first place on his mind. He wanted to swim the 100-yard backstroke faster than anyone else in state history. "Setting the record, that...
  • French sports world mourns athletes who died in crash

    Olympic gold medalist Camille Muffat had retired from swimming to focus on her personal life, boxer Alexis Vastine had some unfinished business after two disappointing Olympics, and the beloved sailor Florence Arthaud was a pioneer for women in her sport....
  • French Olympians among 10 dead in Argentina air crash

    French Olympians among 10 dead in Argentina air crash
    Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities said. The helicopters apparently...
  • Central Catholic's Sagl, Salisbury's Reihman top seeds at state swimming and diving meet

    Central Catholic's Sagl, Salisbury's Reihman top seeds at state swimming and diving meet
    If Central Catholic senior Nicole Sagl needed any confirmation that she was prepared for the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships, she found it at the District 11 meet. Sagl set three records — district, pool and school — with her total of...
  • Crown Point grad Jason Tsirtsis repeats as Big Ten champ

    Defending national champion Jason Tsirtsis graded himself incomplete after repeating as Big Ten champion in the 149-pound class. The Crown Point grad reversed an earlier 3-2 defeat by beating Iowa's Brad Sorenson 2-1 on riding time in the Big Ten meet...
  • A look back at Camille Muffat, Alexis Vastine and Florence Arthaud

    A look back at Camille Muffat, Alexis Vastine and Florence Arthaud
    The French sports world is reeling after the deaths of three of the country's elite athletes, along with seven others, in the crash of two helicopters that collided while shooting the reality TV show "Dropped" in Argentina's La Rioja province Monday....
  • Coast Guard Blue Dolphins take third in state short-course swimming championships | Community news

    The Coast Guard Blue Dolphins, led by Peyton Baldwin and Maddie Morello, finished in third place among 21 girls teams to top the Peninsula's showing at the Virginia Swimming Short Course Senior Championships in Christiansburg Thursday through Sunday. The...
  • Land's End Getaway Tour makes stop on Las Olas Blvd.

    Land's End Getaway Tour makes stop on Las Olas Blvd.
    Land's End is bringing their Traveling Beach House to Fort Lauderdale's Las Olas Boulevard Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15 from noon to 6 p.m. The free-and-open-to-the-public event is part of the Land's End Getaway Tour where women can be...
  • Murphy McQuet sets New Trier boys swimming record, joins elite group

    Murphy McQuet sets New Trier boys swimming record, joins elite group
    As a freshman, Murphy McQuet would look to the right of the scoreboard in New Trier's natatorium and study the list of school swimming records. The board includes some of the state's fastest times ever. It also features an array of swimmers McQuet has...