Freediver Matthew Villegas swims through ghostly airplane wreck in frozen Morrison’s Quarry

January 18th, 2018|

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Holding one’s breath under the water for 80 seconds is challenging enough on a balmy day, but imagine doing it when the temperature is […]

Different Strokes: Snow swimming makes entertaining bid for Winter Olympics inclusion

January 11th, 2018|

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When winter rolls around, most swimmers north of the 40th parallel generally retreat indoors to train, but some water warriors refused to be cowed […]

Watch Japanese high schoolers “Let It Go” with awesome synchronized swimming routine

January 4th, 2018|

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Japanese culture, which highly values conformity, has produced some of the greatest synchronized swimming teams in the history of the sport, but they’ve always […]

Heavy medal rockers: Michael Phelps and history’s most prodigious Olympic medalists

December 11th, 2017|

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Last summer in Rio, Michael Phelps presumably swam his last Olympic race — the third leg of the 4×100 freestyle relay final. After the […]

Retro 50 Series custom swimming cards

November 4th, 2017|

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Retro 50 series is one of several premium custom swimming card designs that can be unlocked within Starr Cards award-winning Swimming Card Maker for […]

Ten-meter tower terror: Watch regular folk confront platform-diving fear

November 1st, 2017|

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Heights and drowning are two of the top four fears listed by Americans (sandwiched between public speaking and bugs/snakes/animals), so it’s little wonder that […]

Watch freediving world-champion Guillaume Néry’s breathtaking TED talk

September 11th, 2017|

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In some ways, freediving is like cliff diving turned topsy turvy. One breath at a time, world-champion freediver Guillaume Néry pushes the boundaries of […]

Phelps vs Shark: Michael Phelps gets nosed out by CGI great white on ‘Shark Week’

July 24th, 2017|

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First it was Jessie Owens racing a horse, then it was Usain Bolt taking on a cheetah. Naturally, the the next heavily-hyped man vs […]

Speedo ad features competitive 94-year-old swimmer Jurgen Schmidt

February 9th, 2017|

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Jurgen Schmidt, the star of Speedo ad from two years ago, is a competitive swimmer from Huntington Beach, California, who logs an impressive 2,000 […]

Sports stars on sandwiches featuring Michael Phelps on double-decker fried egg and cheese

October 4th, 2016|

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Sandwiches have fueled at-home sports spectating since the advent of the television, and the language used by sports commentators subconsciously feeds the hunger. In […]

One-time Michael Phelps vanquisher Dave Moisan makes splash on ‘The Voice’

September 23rd, 2016|

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In 2001, as a senior attending Male High School in Louisville, Kentucky, Dave Moison accomplished something in the pool that few have since — […]

Michael Phelps’ angry face stares down Jimmy Fallon during ‘Tonight Show’ interview

September 4th, 2016|

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After presumably swimming in his last Olympic race a couple weeks ago in Rio, Michael Phelps sat down for a chat with Jimmy Fallon […]