August 16, 2018 3:48 PM 61-Year-Old Man Attacked by Shark Off Cape Cod: 'We're Hoping for the Best,' Says Fire Chief
A 61-year-old man was attacked by a shark off Cape Cod on Wednesday and was airlifted to a nearby hospital with severe wounds to his legs and torso, according to reports. The attack at Long Nook Beach in Truro, Massachusetts, happened around 4 p.m., Gary Sharpless, an assistant harbormaster in Truro, Massachusetts, told the Associated Press. WCVB reported 65
August 12, 2018 11:36 PM Grieving Killer Whale Finally Drops Body of Dead Baby Calf 17 Days Later
A Southern Resident killer whale whose calf died shortly after birth last month was finally seen swimming without the carcass 17 days later ... according to scientists, who say her "tour of grief" is over. The Center for Whale Research announced Saturday that the mother orca in question -- who goes by both Tahlequah and J35 -- was seen swimming solo near British 5921
August 6, 2018 7:09 PM Swimming: Teenager Kolesnikov achieves remarkable 'double-double'
GLASGOW (Reuters) - Kliment Kolesnikov, Russia’s new teenage phenomenon, completed the European Championships 50 and 100 meters backstroke double on Monday less than five weeks after achieving the same feat at the equivalent junior championships. The 18-year-old, who broke the world record in Saturday’s 50m event, smashed his own world junior mark while 77
August 5, 2018 8:50 PM Synchronized Swimming: Ukraine strike gold in Russia's absence
GLASGOW (Reuters) - Ukraine’s synchronized swimmers took full advantage of all-conquering Russia’s decision not to enter the combination free team event by winning gold at the European Championships on Sunday. The absence of the Russians, who had won every competition at the Championships so far, enabled Ukraine, who had already taken two silvers, to claim 53
August 2, 2018 9:55 PM Michael Phelps' 1995 100-meter butterfly record beaten by 'Superman' 10-year-old boy
10-year-old swimmer Clark Kent Apuada from California broke a swimming record in the 100-meter butterfly that Olympic legend Michael Phelps set 23 years ago. A 10-year-old boy named Clark Kent Apuada recently beat a record set by Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps in 1995. On Sunday, Apuada swam at the Far West International Swimming Championship in California 75
July 27, 2018 2:45 PM Suspected DUI car thief dove into canal to try to escape police after wreck
A police chase turned into a swimming race early Thursday morning when a car thief took a dip in a canal. A Washington State Patrol trooper first spotted the Volkswagen Tiguan on I-90 in Ellensburg when it tripped his radar gun at 124 mph. The sergeant and local police began a pursuit that exceeded 100 mph, KEPR news reported. The suspect soon lost control 100
July 25, 2018 1:46 PM And the world record for swimming along in a sack with hands & feet tied up goes to.
OHRID, Macedonia (Reuters) - Swimming instructor, lifeguard and adventurer Yane Petkov - Bulgaria’s answer to Houdini and Michael Phelps combined - reclaimed on Tuesday the Guinness world record for swimming along with his hands and feet tied while fully wrapped inside a sack. Petkov, 64, swam 3,380 meters in Macedonia’s Lake Ohrid, beating the record 54
July 18, 2018 9:19 PM Tom Brady Plays Shirtless Beach Games with Kids While Gisele Works
While the Gisele's away, the Bradys will play ... beach soccer, and superdad Tom Brady clearly doesn't care what you say about his dad bod. Tom and fam are still down in Costa Rica for their annual offseason vacay, but Gisele's actually getting some work done too. While she was doing a photo shoot, Tom was at the beach with his 3 kids. There was a little 60
July 11, 2018 9:00 AM The 4 best beaches in America, according to 'Dr. Beach'
The United States has plenty of beaches along its 95,000 miles of coastline — from fine white sands and rocky shores to world-renown surf spots. But, before you book your vacation this summer, seasoned beach expert Dr. Beach will make sure you’re setting up your towel on the best sandy spot. Dr. Beach, a professor and director of the Laboratory for Coastal 174
July 4, 2018 12:52 AM Illinois boy, 10, breaks into aquatic center, drowns in pool
Jaleel Drayton, 10, drowned Tuesday after apparently swimming in a closed pool facility, police said. (Google) An Illinois boy drowned Tuesday after apparently swimming in a pool facility that was closed. Police in Park Forest, roughly 33 miles south of Chicago, pulled 10-year-old Jaleel Drayton from a pool at the Park Forest Aqua Center. Drayton's relatives 87