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8 Gratuitously Hot Photos Of Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Nathan Adrian

Yesterday afternoon, my friend texted me the following: “Two word: Nathan. Adrian.” Huh? I figured it had to be swimming related, as her husband used to be a competitive swimmer…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 2, 2012 - 8:00 am

The Philosophical Twitter Ramblings Of Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Are Amazing

Ryan Lochte is an Olympic gold medalist. He’s also an inveterate Twitter user/abuser. And man, does he ramble some strange shit. His Twitter paints him as the Olympics’ very own…

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2012 - 11:00 am

10 Completely Gratuitous Photos Of French Swim Babe Camille Lacourt

We were a little distracted while watching the men’s swimming this weekend — after we caught sight of total hottie Camille Lacourt. Twenty-seven-year-old Lacourt says on Twitter that he is…

Julie Gerstein | July 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Flo The Wonderdog Does A Swan Dive

Not only can Flo the Wonderdog do a great jump off a high-dive board, but she’s also a pro when it comes to scrambling up the diving board ladder. She’s…

Julie Gerstein | March 4, 2012 - 9:00 am

Swimmer Diana Nyad Abandons 103-Mile Swim From Cuba To Florida

Diana Nyad, an endurance swimmer who attempted to swim the 103 miles between Cuba and Florida without a shark tank, abandoned her goal on Tuesday morning. Nyad began her swim…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Hobby Road Test: (Re)Joining A Swim Team

I am a hobby kind-of-girl. As in, I very much enjoy them and have dabbled in a lot of them. Over the years, I have joined both bowling and pool…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 26, 2011 - 4:00 pm

The Best Pool Exit Of All Time

Well, that’s one way to get out of a pool. Either she’s the happiest swimmer on earth or there’s some Kool-Aid in the water. [BuzzFeed] …

Ami Angelowicz | November 29, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Baby Otters Play In The Kiddie Pool

Surprisingly, swimming doesn’t necessarily come naturally to all members of the animal kingdom. Like these baby otters, Sumalee and Kasem, who live at the Longleat Zoo in England. The…

Julie Gerstein | November 8, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Tiger Cubs Need Swimming Lessons, Too

As any terrified toddler who’s been dropped into a pool cold turkey knows, swimming ain’t easy. And that’s equally true for tiger cubs. Witness these four cuties at the Smithsonian…

Julie Gerstein | November 3, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Is Athletic Prowess All Determined By The Belly Button?

Could your belly button reveal clues about your athletic ability? It just might, according to a study conducted by Duke University and Howard University. Scientists say that the navel position…

Lauren Gold | July 15, 2010 - 11:40 am

Monday Menage: Foursomes At The Olympics

This Monday, we’re upin’ our usual threesome to a foursome! To whom do we bestow this honor? Two American teams that each won the 4 x 400 races in their…

Simcha | August 25, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Male Swimmers: Abandon Full-Body Suits So We See Your Abs, Please

Male swimmers are not thought of as the most masculine of athletes because they have to shave their legs and wear tight suits to cut down on resistance, which makes…

Catherine Strawn | August 11, 2008 - 1:45 pm