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Hundreds Will Brave Elements For First Annual ‘Popsicle Plunge’ This Weekend

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the folks who put on the Polar Bear Plunge near Annapolis should blush.

02/27/2014

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16-Year-Old Md. Swimmer Wins USOC SportsWoman Of Year

Olympic champion swimmer Katie Ledecky has won the U.S. Olympic Committee’s SportsWoman of the Year award.

10/24/2013

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Assateague Ponies Swim Beneath Sudden Downpour

The famed ponies of Chincoteague and Assateague made their annual swim Wednesday, but they had to brave some bad weather.

07/24/2013

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Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day In Baltimore

When you think Baltimore, you don’t typically think beach. Within an hour’s drive, however, there are several great beaches to enjoy all summer long.

06/08/2013

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UMD Says It Reported Swim Coach Accusations

The University of Maryland says it alerted the state attorney general’s office in the late 1980s that its then-swimming and diving coach had admitted to having sex with an underage girl.

05/25/2013

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Tips On Fitting A Swimsuit To Your Bodytype From A Baltimore Expert

Spring marks the official start of swimsuit shopping season. Are you going on a great summer vacation? Maybe you are hosting a pool party and you want to make an unforgettable splash. Everything But Water is a leader in providing the best in swimwear. Everything But Water style and fit expert Audrey Jimenez has provided tips about finding a flattering swimsuit for all women. These tips will make your next swimsuit shopping experience more pleasant — even fun.

04/02/2013

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Buoys Tell When Jellyfish Are Likely To Be Around

If you like to swim in the Chesapeake, but don’t like being stung by jellyfish, a new high-tech bay buoy system can help.

06/22/2012

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50 Swimmers To Attempt 7.5-Mile Potomac Crossing

Swimmers will be crossing the Potomac this weekend to raise money and environmental awareness about the river.

05/31/2012

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Best Races, Marathons And Walking Events In Baltimore

Run for a cause or run to benefit your health, but get out and about in Baltimore while the weather’s beautiful. Whether you are a beginner, a pacer or an experienced athlete, these area races have something for everyone.

03/17/2012

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Hundreds Expected To Take The Plunge For Pancreatic Cancer

Hundreds of people will take the plunge Sunday at Rocky Point Beach. It’s to raise money to fight pancreatic cancer.

08/04/2011

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Annapolis Man Dies During Chesapeake Bay Swim

Officials say a 43-year-old Annapolis man has died while participating in the annual Great Chesapeake Bay swim.

06/16/2011

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Weather Stops Some From Finishing Bay Swim

The director of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim says weather interfered with the annual event for the first time in at least 20 years.

06/13/2011

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