swimming

Chinese Swimmer Fu Yuanhui Was Blatantly Honesty About Getting Her Period During The Olympics

With thousands of female athletes competing in the Olympics, some were bound to be on their periods during the competition.

Lauren Holter | August 16, 2016 - 2:04 pm

There’s More Than One Simone Making History At The Olympics This Year

In what marked a terrific moment in history, 20-year-old Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel became the first black American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event in swimming

Bronwyn Isaac | August 12, 2016 - 12:16 pm

NBC Credits Olympic Swimmer Katinka Hosszu’s World Record To Her Husband

In Sunday night’s women’s 400-meter medley, Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu set a new Olympic world record, won a gold medal, and joined the ranks of inspirational sportswomen across the globe. So…

Kelly Kanayama | August 8, 2016 - 10:18 am

This Goddamn Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles Every Year To See The Man That Saved His Life

I am now inspired to find something I love as much as this penguin loves swimming and the dude who saved him.

Megan Reynolds | March 10, 2016 - 4:45 pm

Forget Your Worries And Watch This Bear Attempt To Surf In A Pool

It’s summer time guys, and you know what that means? Time to sit inside with the air conditioning and watch Youtube videos of bears swimming and trying to surf unsuccessfully.

Katrin Higher | June 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: Quitters Win

Hi there! Welcome to Absolute Beginners, our new fitness column. I’d tell you to sit down and make yourself comfortable, but that’d really go against the whole modus operandi of

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 6, 2015 - 9:00 am

Frisky Q&A: Pattie Byrnes, The CEO Of Fit 4 U, Teaches Me How To Pick A Bathing Suit

I consider myself to be a fairly body-confident woman. I enjoy my body’s curves. Even though I would like to lose some weight around my tummy, I don’t…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2014 - 9:30 am

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Diana Nyad, 64, Swims From Cuba To Florida Without A Shark Tank

Proud of that first headstand you did in yoga? Sit down, girl, and show some respect to 64-year-old endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, who made history yesterday when she swam 110…

Jessica Wakeman | September 3, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Iranian Swimmer Elham Asghari Can’t Get Time Recorded Because Her Swimsuit Is “Too Revealing”

Imagine being an athlete at the top of your field and not being recognized by the authorities for your accomplishments simply because you are a woman. This is the problem…

Jessica Wakeman | July 4, 2013 - 3:00 pm

It’s A Safe Bet That This Swimming Fat Cat Hates Her Life More Than You Do

Holly is a 13-year-old fat cat that desperately needs to lose some weight, so her owner takes her for weekly swim sessions at the local YMCA. The look of utter…

Julie Gerstein | February 3, 2013 - 10:00 am

Enjoy A Swim And Chain Restaurant Meal With Ryan Lochte

We here at The Frisky offices have a little lady boner for Ryan Lochte — mostly for his abs, because he’s not like, the brightest. Just today he tweeted about…

Julie Gerstein | December 5, 2012 - 4:20 pm

We Want To Go To There: Samoa’s Epic Swimming Hole

It’s Tuesday. Most of us are sitting behind a desk nursing our first (or second?) cup of coffee. Let’s do some collective daydreaming that we’re cooling off in a giant…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 28, 2012 - 9:20 am
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