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RYAN LOCHTE MODELS CALVIN KLEIN STYLES FOR MACY’S “AMERICAN ICONS” CAMPAIGN

Outside of the pool, Ryan Lochte has expressed an interest in fashion, from his signature, bedazzled grills to an extensive sneaker collection. The Olympic gold medalist has now scored a stylish new gig that has him modeling summer styles from Calvin Klein. Lochte is featured alongside Ireland Baldwin, as part of Macy’s 2014 “American Icons” campaign. The initiative first...
Via A Glam Slam
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps officially ends retirement

Michael Phelps is back in the pool once again. The decorated Olympic swimmer was officially confirmed as an entrant in the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz. on April 24-26, marking his first competitive race since the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The 28-year-old seemed to go out in style at the London Games, winning gold in his final race after announcing that he would retire following...
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Michael Phelps to return from 'retirement' at Mesa meet

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24-26. Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday that Phelps is entered in three events -- the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephanie Rice, Controversial Australian Swimmer, Announces Retirement

Stephanie Rice is hanging up her bathing suit. The Australian swimmer and three-time Olympic gold medalist officially announced her retirement from competitive swimming on Wednesday via a video that was posted on her website. Rice had a breakout performance at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, winning gold in the 200-meter individual medley, 400-meter individual medley and 4 x 200...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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Nyad completes Cuba to Fla. trek

While you were enjoying your day off, 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person ever to swim from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage. 

Via Gamedayr
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Lochte is hooking up with his preteen crush, Carmen Electra

Before Ryan Lochte could fill out hit speedo, he was busy watching episodes of Baywatch with Carmen Electra. It was love at first sight for the future Olympic gold medalist. But he had inappropriate thoughts about her like every other boy his age, never thinking he would have a chance to act on them. Oh what fame can do? Lochte, 24, was recently caught out on the town with the 40...
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March 08, 2013  |  2 Comments
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