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June 13, 2017

Part Three - The Bucket List 

I have already recounted the Olympic Pools I swam in, as well as my near misses.  This final post covers all the remaining pools to fill out my Olympic Pool Bucket List.  I better start saving my air miles and seizing the moment when I'm in...

June 10, 2017

As a slow-twitch distance swimmer myself and fan of watching distance events (see this video for

the best 1650 race ever), I was always struck by the oddity of the Olympic swimming event lineup which eliminated the 1500 meter freestyle for women and the 800 meter freest...

February 10, 2017

In Part One of this series I covered my Olympic Glory - the Olympic pools in which I have successfully swum.  This second part, while a much shorter list, is more frustrating - the Olympic Pools I almost swam in!

1976 Montreal Olympics

It's not on my official 1001 Pools...

January 10, 2017

I've got various partial attempts at a 'Bucket List' of pools I need/want to swim in, as well as recommendations from friends strewn across Facebook messages, emails, tweets, bookmarked pages, Instagram posts, etc..  I began to pull some of those together this week, bu...

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