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Gallery: The world’s deepest indoor pool

Located in Brussels, Belgium, Nemo 33 is the deepest indoor swimming pool in the world. The 113 feet deep pool contains 2.5 million liters of water, about the same as an Olympic-sized pool. The water is maintained at 86 °F and there are plenty of simulated caves to explore. The pool is open to tourists and amateur and professional divers as long as they are at least 12 years old...
Via The Roosevelts
May 01, 2014  |  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

Franklin gives up quest for 8 golds

Missy Franklin gave up her bid for eight gold medals -- and it sure paid off. She's now 3 for 3 at the world swimming championships. Franklin held off hard-charging Federica Pelligrini to win the 200-meter freestyle on Wednesday night, claiming a title the recent high school graduate really wanted and justifying her decision to cut back on the program in Barcelona. The 18...
Via Fox Olympics
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Magnussen shines in 100 meter

The Missile lived up to his nickname. James Magnussen of Australia posted the fastest preliminaries time in the 100-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships Wednesday, nearly a second ahead of the next qualifier. Looks like he's put the disappointment of the Olympics behind him. Magnussen was a huge favorite in London but only got a silver in the 100 free behind...
Via Fox Olympics
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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Does Phelps have a new girlfriend?

The dating life of Michael Phelps has been the source of many rumors, the latest surrounding a young woman who shares a love for the Ravens with the Olympic champ.

Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Phelps says there is no chance he will return to Olympics in 2016

If Michael Phelps wanted to, he could return to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and pad his own records. The 18-time gold medal winner could probably snag a few more if he took the time to train properly, but at this point he has not given us any reason to believe that is going to happen. During a trip to Brazil to receive the Exceptional Achievement Award at the Laureus World Sports...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2013  |  2 Comments

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...
Via The Victory Formation
March 08, 2013  |  2 Comments

Ryan Lochte and Carmen Electra kissing in Hollywood nightclub? (Photos)

Five-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte, 28, was reportedly spotted kissing 40-year-old actress, model and singer Carmen Electra in the Hollywood nightclub, Bootsy Bellows. Lochte, who stars in his own E! reality show in April called, “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” tweeted a photo with the former “Baywatch” babe. She posted a photo of two of them on her Facebook page.  
Via Speleb
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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