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

April 30th, 2018|

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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 […]

Speedo ad features competitive 95-year-old swimmer Jurgen Schmidt

April 28th, 2018|

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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 […]

Captain’s Log: Tethered to 100-lb tree, Ross Edgley attempts 40km swim between Caribbean islands

March 26th, 2018|

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Take the marathon 10-km swim, multiply the distance by a factor of four, move it into choppy ocean waters, and strap a 100-lb log […]

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

March 16th, 2018|

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 — […]