A Windsor man who swam across the Detroit River after a night of drinking has garnered international media attention, but not everyone thinks his story holds water. “I read about it in the paper and kind of laughed to myself,” … Continue Reading
WATERLOO — Swimming across Lake Huron may seem an impossible task for most, but it’s a challenge one local woman is taking on this weekend to highlight the importance of swimming for survival. According to the Lifesaving Society, 500 Canadians … Continue Reading
BARCELONA, Spain — Canadian divers Jennifer Abel and Pamela Ware earned bronze in the women’s three-metre synchronized springboard at the world championships on Saturday. Abel, from Laval, Que., and Ware, a Beloeil, Que., native, scored 292.08 for Canada‘s second medal […]
Before they can become part of National Zoo’s exhibit, Sumatran tiger cubs have to show that they can swim in the exhibits moat. Watch two unhappy cubs get their feet—and the rest of their bodies—wet.
It’s no biggie that Twitter has become the hot phenomena in social media to allow top athletes to have a following. They let their fans know what’s up, give updates, host Q&A sessions, motivate others and for the normal people this is about as close as you can get to them! (With hopes of course […]
It was Diana Nyad’s fifth try to complete the approximately 110-mile swim. She tried three times in 2011 and 2012. She had also tried in 1978
NEW HAMBURG — If you’re attempting to swim across Lake Ontario, Alex Buehlow suggests you start taking some cold showers. Lots of them. The 18-year-old Special Olympics gold medallist, a competitive swimmer since he was a child, has the stamina … Continue Reading