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NYC Triathlon (credit: CBS 2)

New York City Triathlon To Take Off Sunday

After months of training, Sunday is race day for more than 3,000 people participating in the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon.

07/13/2013

Dr. Angela Beale gets kids swimming at an early age. (Credit: Dr. Angela Beale)

Adelphi Instructor: Get Kids Swimming At An Early Age

An instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.

06/22/2013

Rashad Gross, 12, died after being caught in powerful current while swimming in Connecticut. (Credit: Handout)

Stamford Sixth-Grader Dies After Being Swept Out Into Long Island Sound

The 12-year-old was located about 5 p.m. and was taken to Stamford Hospital. He was in the water for three hours, police said.

06/21/2013

Summer Hiking

Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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Best Public Beaches In San Diego

With a plethora of extraordinary free public beaches that will make your getaway go absolutely swimmingly, San Diego offers a beautiful array. Here are five of the best public beaches for visitors to enjoy in San Diego.

05/30/2013

5.17.13 Daisy Llewellyn

Great Swimsuit Styles For Different Body Types

Swimsuit season is almost here — and that means the dreaded search for swimwear. It can be a stressful shopping experience, so we brought in style expert Daisy Llewelyn.

05/17/2013

Coney Island polar plunge, Jan. 23, 2013 (credit: Coney Island Polar Bear Club)

NYC’s 5 Best Winter Sports

This weekend New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation sponsors its annual Winter Jam, including live entertainment, snowshoeing, and animal tracking demos. But don’t worry if you can’t make it to Central Park – there’s plenty of winter fun to be had in the five boroughs all season long.

01/24/2013

18th Annual ESPY Awards - Arrivals

Olympian Dara Torres Visits The Couch

Dara Torres is many things to many people, but with five Olympic Games and 12 medals, she is an inspiration. She’s an Olympian, an author, a mother, and a role model. She joined CBS2’s The Couch to give her secret on how she keeps going.

CBS 2–10/04/2012

Jonathan Roth's mugshot. (credit: Nassau PD)

Prosecutors: Son ‘Fully Aware’ Raymond Roth Not Missing From Jones Beach

Jonathan Roth pleaded not guilty to insurance fraud, conspiracy and falsely reporting an incident charges on Tuesday.

08/07/2012

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USA’s Ryan Lochte, Locked Out Of Medals In 200 Meter Freestyle

World champion Ryan Lochte of the United States finished fourth and world record holder Paul Biedermann of Germany was fifth.

07/30/2012

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Michael Phelps Proves Human After All

LONDON (AP) — The crowd at the Olympic Aquatics Centre arrived late, as if they were trying to stall off the inevitable. Anyone with a prized ticket to the first big showdown of the London […]

07/28/2012

Police at McCarren Park Pool - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 19, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Rash Of Crime Doesn’t Keep People Away From Brooklyn Pool

The McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg was open and crowded on this sweltering Wednesday, even after news of more arrests at the site, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported

07/18/2012

Crews getting ready to resume searching for a missing 17-year-old swimmer in Long Branch, NJ on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Police: Search Over For Missing 17-Year-Old Swimmer In Long Branch

The boy was swimming with his sister and another man Sunday evening after life guards went off-duty when they got caught in a rip current, officials said, and the 17-year-old went under and didn’t resurface.

05/29/2012

Missing Long Branch Swimmer (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Search Suspended For Missing 17-Year-Old Swimmer In Long Branch

The boy was swimming with two friends Sunday evening after life guards went off-duty when they got caught in a rip current, officials said, and the 17-year-old went under and didn’t resurface.

05/28/2012

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Young Children Learning Life-Saving Swimming Lessons In New Jersey

Children as young as 6 months old learn what to do if they get into trouble in the water. They learn to control their breathing, roll over and float as they cry for help.

09/19/2011

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