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EverWalk founders Diana Nyad (right) and Bonnie Stoll
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Kim Glovas
August 26, 2019 - 4:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Diana Nyad made history in 2013 when she swam the epic span from Havana to Key West. Since then, she created a way for others to reach long-distance milestones — on land. Nyad and her partner, Bonnie Stoll, launched EverWalk , a long-distance walking movement designed...
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Tissy, a Maine Coon cat that was rescued by the Dawn family of East Brady, Pa., enjoys cooling off in the pool. Thursday. August 1, 2019.
Louis B. Ruediger/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP
August 02, 2019 - 7:59 pm
BRADYS BEND, Pa. (AP) — A cat in western Pennsylvania is bucking stereotypes with its love of swimming. Tissy is an orange Maine Coon who regularly cools off in the family pool in Bradys Bend Township, about 55 miles north of Pittsburgh. Sonny Herr tells the Tribune Review she rescued Tissy as a...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 05, 2019 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's the height of swim season at Philadelphia public pools, but when you're thinking about cooling off, it's also important to keep safety in mind. Brianna Crawford, a mother of four, says she is always thinking about pool safety. "I used to try to bring them with...
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If you live in Philly you have more than 70 swimming pool options to help you cool down.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
June 17, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer fun and safety collide as Philadelphia Parks and Recreation open their pools for the summer. Hot, humid and sticky are just some of the words you can use to describe Philly in the summer. But if you live in Philadelphia, you have more than 70 swimming pool...
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Swimming in Creek
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Dan Wing
June 01, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the summer season about to hit full stride, state officials are warning residents to play it safe as they hit Pennsylvania's waterways whether it be for swimming, fishing or boating. As we saw this week with the drowning death of a teen in Bucks County, storms...
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Jim Melwert
August 03, 2018 - 1:32 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — Competition got underway Friday in Salt Lake City for the 2018 Transplant Games of America, celebrating organ donation and raising awareness of the need for donors. The first action is in the pool with the 200-meter individual medley and the 500-meter freestyle...
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In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File
July 23, 2018 - 2:40 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Lochte posted a photo for the world to see, and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency noticed. It got him suspended — again. The longtime U.S. swimming star has been banned from competition until July 2019, which means the 12-time Olympic medalist cannot compete as planned...
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File
July 23, 2018 - 12:55 pm
By Tim Reynolds, AP Sports Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Lochte posted a photo for the world to see, and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency noticed. It got him suspended — again. The longtime U.S. swimming star has been banned from competition until July 2019, which means the 12-time Olympic...
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Neighborhood youngsters swim and play in the Lawncrest Pool.
Mark Abrams | KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
June 19, 2018 - 7:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city officially began opening its pools Tuesday, and Philadelphia's chief executive dropped by the Lawncrest Pool to signal the start of the summer swim season. Mayor Jim Kenney gave neighborhood youngsters the all-clear to jump in. "No speeches — happy summer!"...
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