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

April 25th, 2017|

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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 […]

Watch Japanese high schoolers “Let It Go” with awesome synchronized swimming routine

March 16th, 2017|

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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 […]

Speedo ad features competitive 94-year-old swimmer Jurgen Schmidt

February 9th, 2017|

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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 […]

Freediver Matthew Villegas swims through ghostly airplane wreck in frozen Morrison’s Quarry

January 5th, 2017|

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Under the icy cloak of the Canadian winter, Matthew Villegas donned a wetsuit and dove — sans oxygen tank — to the bone-chilling depths […]

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 — […]

Michael Phelps’ angry face stares down Jimmy Fallon during ‘Tonight Show’ interview

September 4th, 2016|

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After presumably swimming in his last Olympic race a couple weeks ago in Rio, Michael Phelps sat down for a chat with Jimmy Fallon […]

Ryan Lochte serves as Speedo-clad butt of jokes by Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, John Oliver

August 29th, 2016|

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Ever since Team USA swimmer Ryan Lochte recast himself as a robbery victim after trashing a Rio gas-station bathroom, he has become the favorite […]

Heavy medal rockers: Michael Phelps and history’s most prodigious Olympic medalists

August 15th, 2016|

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On Saturday, Michael Phelps presumably swam his last Olympic race — the third leg of the 4×100 freestyle relay final. After the race was […]

Simone Biles’ other-worldly flips and top animated GIFs from 2016 Rio Olympics’ first week

August 14th, 2016|

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The first week of action at the 2016 Rio Olympics concluded last night having produced a treasure trove of animated GIFs, including one imagining […]

From Deion Sanders to Sachin Tendulkar, sports stars pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

June 6th, 2016|

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Muhammad Ali’s popularity extended well beyond the confines of the boxing ring and fight fans. Arguably, the most popular athlete in history, his passing […]

Michael Phelps swims an eerie endless pool in new Under Armour ad

March 9th, 2016|

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Spending countless hours per day swimming laps in the pool can generate some pretty interesting dreams after a few years. Under Armour imagined what […]