Tom Shields on The Morning Swim Show
Tom Shields gives a retrospective on his month of international racing at the Pan Pacific championships and World Cup and his thoughts on being a professional swimmer.
Inside September 2014 Swimming World Magazine
The 2013-2014 Girls & Boys High School National Champions Issue. Carmel (Ind.) High School girls’ swimming team dominated during the 2013-14 high school season. Swimming World Magazine crowned Chesterton High School as the best boys’ high school swimming team in the United States.
Ultimate Pool Workout
With the right moves, a pool session can rival any dry-land strength workout.
SWING GAME Swing Jumping World Championships
Swing Game project got started when filmmakers Mikko Peltonen and Pasi Riiali decided to make a documentary film about the mobile game business. But then things got out of hand… Now Swing Game is a documentary film, mobile game and Swing Jumping World Championship event.
Waimea Bay: Extreme Activities on the Oahu North Shore!
With its broad, white sandy shore and crystal-clear aquamarine water, Waimea Bay Hawaii is easily one of the most idyllic beaches on earth! Ever since the first westerners landed on Oahu at Waimea in 1779, the unique beauty of this legendary Hawaii attraction never ceases to amaze.
Inside Swimming World Magazine, July 2014
The July 2014 issue of Swimming World Magazine takes an early look at six swimmers who could make some noise as we approach the 2016 Olympics. Also, we examine Rio de Janeiro's readiness to host the competition.
Surviving the Impact of Cliff Diving
Cliff Divers in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series free fall 27 meters over the course of 3 seconds, before entering the water at speeds upwards of 85kph.
Self Myofascial Release (SMR) Breaststroke Kick
Breaststroke speed is greatly influenced from the kick. Breaststroke kick utilizes transverse hip motion (internal and external rotation) opposed to sagittal plane motion (flexion and extension) in the other three strokes.
Cliff Diving in Kragerø, Norway
Thousands of spectators floated along the Kragero archipelago while the world's best divers took the 28 meter plunge into the water below. The final round featured a clash of cliff diving titans, as three past champions found themselves battling for the top spot of the podium.
Cliff Diving in Ireland - Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2014
Inis Mór, the big island among a group of three, is home to the legendary Serpent's Lair -- 'Poll na Peist' in Irish -- a 'blowhole' to subterranean caverns, which spurt out water each day as high tide approaches. The host for the season's first stop on European Tour
I Am Water Ocean Conservation Trust
The I Am Water Trust was founded in 2010 by passionate ocean lovers who believe that mankind and nature cannot survive without each other.
SSN Takes a look at the World's Best Cliff Diving Locations
Cliff diving may seem like a simple sport—the kind of activity anyone can do. After all, you'll find most jump spots at laid-back beaches or carefree lakes. WRONG!!!
Gearing up for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2014
Top divers from around the world are anxiously gearing up for the 6th season of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.
The (Re-) Education of a Competitive Swimmer
This is a guest post by TI Coach John Fitzpatrick, head coach of the Chicago Blue Dolphin swim instruction and fitness program.
'It's like swimming in a spaceship': Aquatics Centre opens to public
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Schoolchildren enjoy their first splash in Zaha Hadid-designed pool after transformation from Olympics venue
Rice Owls Want to Know: Can You Love Them Again?
The Rice Owls are preparing for the 2014 Conference USA Championships in Atlanta, Georgia next weekend, and have made a... Current Photo via James Hilton/Video Mike Peron
2014 Women's Big Ten Championship Fan Guide: Minnesota Looks To Repeat, But Will Be Challenged
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Minnesota will look to three-peat this weekend at the 2014 Big Ten Championships.
Synching feeling: male synchronised swimmers bid to be taken seriously
News by Guest Mathew Jenkin
Members of London's OTS Angels, the UK's only male synchronised swimming club, are out to show that men can compete – and maybe even win a berth at the Olympic Games
Meet the ice mile: the toughest swimming test on the planet
News by Sally Goble
There's a new favourite pastime for swimming masochists: doing a mile without stopping in water colder than 5C. With pain a certainty and the danger very real, what's the big attraction?
The masters swimmer who broke her neck - and came back stronger
News by Theresa Wallace
After a freak accident, Lynn Marshall's career was written off by doctors. But they hadn't counted on the doggedness of Canada's greatest ever masters swimmer
Swimming: the perfect disabled workout
News by The Swimming Blog
I used to find swimming a bore, but an arthritis diagnosis led me back to the pool – where I rediscovered a truly egalitatian, inclusive form of exercise
Swimming On The Hot Side
News by David Goodwille
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
Australian company creates world’s first shark-repelling wetsuits … but will they really work?
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Products designed to make surfers and swimmers invisible, or look poisonous to predators, show promise in studies
Dream BIG...Winter will be gone in just a few short months
For our Friends in the Path of the early winter snow storm, stay warm, stay safe and dream of these images from the Clark Little Gallery.
Top Moments from Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
From Cuba, to the USA, to Europe and back across the Atlantic for the final in Mexico, the world's best cliff divers - both men and women - have delivered rich entertainment and breathtaking competition in 2014. Enjoy the trip with this review clip.
Gary Hunt Wins Red Bull Cliff Diving World Championship
Gary Hunt ends his cliff diving season in style, claiming the final podium of the season at the Ik Kil Cenote on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula while sealing the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series championship title after an incredible season.
The Eyes of a Cliff Diver
Only three seconds to safely find the way to the water – the eyes of a cliff diver see the world differently.
Preparing to Dive in Bilbao - Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2014
The world's best cliff divers are headed to Spain for the sixth stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, where they'll take the 27 meter plunge in front of the iconic Guggenheim Museum.
Cliff Jumping into 2014 - Maui Barefoot Ninjas
Starting 2014 right with some cliff diving and some other flips. Did a triple front flip off my skimboard was super stoked! Got some new angles and new jump spots.
Best Cliff diving action from Portugal
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series went back to the basics with a return to the roots of cliff diving on the Azores archipelago. The 5th stop of the tour featured a natural rock platform atop a massive monolith in the Atlantic Ocean, where divers put on an incredible show for the local Portuguese crowd. Check out some of the best action from the event!
Maui Barefoot Ninjas
The Maui Barefoot Ninja showreel for summer.
Preparing to cliff dive in Portugal
The world's best cliff divers are headed over to Azores, Portugal for the 5th event of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.
Ireland Cliff Diving
Red Bull Cliff Diving returns to the Serpent's Lair on Inis Mór for the third competition of the year – and the first in Europe. After a dramatic visit to the rugged west coast of Ireland in 2012, the world's elite cliff divers are back for more in 2014
Self-Myofascial Release For Ankle and Toe Extensors
Unlike most ground-based sports, swimmers need ankle plantarflexion (toe pointing) for a streamline position. Unfortunately, many lack ankle range of motion. I
What makes a world-class cliff diver?
Diving from 27 meters at speeds up to 85 kph is not for the faint of heart...or most people in the world for that matter. Years of highly disciplined preparation, refined technique, and physical/mental strength are a good start to getting there, but what do these athletes have that allows them to pull off such incredible dives? The best athletes in the sport break down what it takes to be a world-class cliff diver.
Race Day: Arena Grand Prix - Santa Clara Recap
The Arena Grand Prix closed out in fine fashion, and Tiffany Elias and Jeff Commings discuss the top storylines of the Santa Clara meet. Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, Conor Dwyer, Allison Schmitt, Kevin Cordes and more were the highlights of this show, as well as Katie Ledecky's world record.
Cliff Slip and Slide! 50 Feet! In 4K!
Clemson Open Water Highlights
World class cliff diving in Texas - Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
As the old Saying goes...everything's bigger in Texas...including cliff diving
Waimea cliff jump
Diving from Cuban skies - Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2014
60,000 enthusiastic Cuban spectators had their eyes fixed on the historic El Morro Castle as top divers from around the world took the 27 meter plunge at the season opener of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.
Guillaume Nery base jumping at Dean's Blue Hole
Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Two Scoops Backstroke Drill
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2012 Olympic medalist, Nick Thoman, explains how you can improve your catch in backstroke with the Two Scoops Backstroke Drill.
Faces of the NCAA // Dalton Herendeen
University of Indianapolis swimmer Dalton Herendeen, whose left leg was amputated just below the knee shortly after birth, explains how he's able to compete with able-bodied swimmers.
Celebrating 5 Years of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
Since 2009, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series has revolutionised the sport of cliff diving. A total of 35 stops in 19 different countries have brought six different winners and three World Series champions and, with the complexity of the 27m dives continuing to increase, there is no telling what the next five years will bring!
Swimming Training Program - Secret Tip - How to Pull Underwater in Freestyle swimming
Swimming Training Program tip: The underwater pull is a compromise between power and drag. In this week's Secret Tip we find out why it is more important to reduce drag than it is to increase power during the underwater pull in Freestyle.
Common Freestyle Breathing Mistakes - SWIMMER Magazine
Coach Stu Kahn talks about common mistakes that vex freestylers during the breathing part of the stroke. Whether you're just learning to swim or are a seasoned pro, these tips will have you breathing easier in no time.
Bottlecap Swim Park
Night love story of two outsiders, who meet in closed swimming pool in the middle of big city.
Azores Cliff Diving - Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series - Event Recap
The circular-shaped Vila Franca do Campo islet offshore from São Miguel in the Azores archipelago made for the perfect background of the third stop of the World Series season.