Swimming

Simone Manuel made history last night as the first Black woman to win an Olympic medal in an individual swimming event. Much less gold. The race from last night proved to be even more exciting because the shine was all on Australian sisters Bronte and Cate Campbell who were poised to be the first siblings […]

Katie Ledecky’s winning must be infectious. Ledecky, who’s already won 4 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, roommate has now set her own record and she hails from Sugarland, Texas. Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman to win an individual event in Olympic swimming on Thursday night. She and Penny Oleksiak of Canada tied […]

19-time Olympic medal winner, Michael Phelps cruised through to the finals of the Men’s 200m Butterfly on Monday cheered on by his fiance, Nicole Johnson and baby son Boomer plus actor Matthew McConaughey. Although Phelps easily qualified for the finals coming in second at 1.54.12 it was while preparing for the event in another room […]

"Be Cool, Follow the Rules," headlines the top of the poster. Arrows are used to differentiate who is "not cool," and who is exercising "cool" behavior.

Each year, more than 3,400 people drown in the U.S., including more than 700 children under the age of 14. According to the USA Swimming Foundation, 70 percent of African-Americans, 60 percent of Latinos and 40 percent of Caucasians have little to no swimming ability. Phillips 66 and the USA Swimming Foundation want to educate parents, […]

At this weekend’s Women’s Division 1 swimming games for the annual NCAA Championship, an awesome feat occurred–three Black women earned the top three spots in the…

Pools and summertime are the best of friends. But experts are stressing the importance of controlling a potentially dangerous health risk – drinking the pool…

  As of April 1, 2014, the USA Swimming Foundation has found that 199 drownings have been reported in the U.S. alone, 46 of which were children…

JJ's Blog

This past weekend my little girl and I packed up the car and headed to San Antonio! Friday, we arrived about 3PM and went straight to SeaWorld where we stayed until closing!  She had a wonderful time checking out all of the shows.  We saw the SeaLion show which was hilarious! And we also watched […]

via: globalgrind.com Ryan Lochte, who’s been having the time of his life post London Olympics, had a blast in Vegas this past weekend. But, not as much fun Prince Harry did! While Ryan did chill with the naked royal family member briefly, he’s glad he wasn’t invited to Harry’s after hours soiree, where the Prince […]

Outdoor swimming is something that is limited by the weather.  So take advantage while the summer is around! I’m not talking intense laps and training:  splash around and bring a floatie and a book.