Can swimming or surfing in waters off the Southern California coast expose beachgoers to dangerous levels of radiation from the Fukushima disaster?
Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, keeping Phelps winless in four races.
Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships Saturday night, becoming the first woman since Janet Evans to hold world marks in the 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyles at the same time.
Two events, two losses for Michael Phelps. Tom Shields upset the three-time Olympic champion by a hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships Friday night.
Nathan Adrian led all the way to win the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships, with Michael Phelps finishing next-to-last in a star-studded field.
A teenager from New Jersey swam the channel between Catalina Island and mainland California Monday and is well on her way to becoming the youngest person in history to complete three major open-water swims.
Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week’s U.S. national championships.
“Yeah,” exclaimed one very happy kid, “I love it here!”
Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it’s becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.
Castaic Lake will not be open for swimming this summer due to low water levels, Los Angeles County officials said.
“This year, receding water levels have created conditions that Department of Parks and Recreation officials have deemed unsafe, particularly for patrons who may lack advanced swimming skills.”
Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling sick.
It may not exactly be “Jaws”, but as many as four leopard sharks have been seen swimming in the canals along Venice Beach.
Southern California beaches were busy on Monday as beach-goers were warned to be extra careful due to above-average surf and rip currents.