A team of developers from several universities have developed a new kind of prosthetic device that could give us superhuman swimmers.
A former Lebanon-based pro swimmer has come up with a new device that makes tracking your swimming performance a lot easier.
Just when we thought we'd seen every possible angle of coverage of the historic Olympics swimming events, new photos are coming to light courtesy of the L2012 Pool Cam. If you thought Michael Phelps looked good from a birds-eye view, you should see the fish-eye view.
We're not saying we want the chiseled bodies of human lifeguards to disappear from beaches, but if Japan's Swumanoid swimming robot keeps making breakthroughs, their days are numbered.
If your childhood swimming experiences included fantasies of somehow becoming Aquaman and powering through the water like the master of the sea, a new device won't give you gills, but will bring you a little closer to the dream.
Waterproof video cameras are nothing new, but if you've ever tried to use one, you'll quickly discover that it's pretty tough to swim while trying to hold a camera straight. These video camera goggles fix that problem, by leaving both hands free so you can swim at full speed while getting some cool shots of that approaching shark.
A couple of years ago we reported on those fancy swim racing suits that helped swimmers like Michael Phelps shatter world records at the Beijing Olympics. Well now that the suits have been banned from international competition, swimmers are looking at other ways of getting a competitive edge. One idea is the Corsuit, which helps to keep you in a better position in the water.
FINIS just brought out a sleeker second generation of its SwiMP3 player, which uses bone conduction to deliver clearer sound underwater. The unit still clips onto a pair of goggles, and we're glad to see that FINIS ditched the bulky...
There's a techno-storm brewing in the swimming world. After Michael Phelps smacked down seven world records at the Olympics last summer, attention focused on his Speedo LZR Racer swimsuit. Rival technology has surfaced, including the Jaked 01 swimsuit you see...
Strap on this Lunocet Monofin, and you're instantly the fastest swimmer in the world. You’re not going to be moving through the water at 60mph like a sailfish, but its 8mph top speed would beat the measly 5mph of...