International Swimming Hall of Fame http://wlrn.org en International Swimming Hall Of Fame Is Leaving Broward County http://wlrn.org/post/international-swimming-hall-fame-leaving-broward-county <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">Johnny </span>Weismuller’s<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; "> swimsuits will be packed up and moved out of Fort Lauderdale. Mark Spitz’s starting blocks, Jenny Thompson’s medals and Greg </span>Louganis’<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; "> memorabilia are also seeking a new home.</span></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:34:56 +0000 Linda Robertson 22491 at http://wlrn.org International Swimming Hall Of Fame Is Leaving Broward County After Swim Week, Here Are The Worst Pools in Miami Beach http://wlrn.org/post/after-swim-week-here-are-worst-pools-miami-beach <p></p><p>“Pools are such a potent symbol in the Florida dreamscape,” explains Florida International University anthropologist Laura Ogden.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The idea of Miami as an otherworldly dreamscape is what makes it the perfect setting for recently wrapped Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim Week 2013. Most of the high-end hotels on South Beach give their clientele a long whiff of sex and money; it’s basically Art Basel, except instead of contemporary art, the commodity is perfect skin.</span></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:08:50 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 17920 at http://wlrn.org After Swim Week, Here Are The Worst Pools in Miami Beach Is The Swimming Hall Of Fame In Broward Moving To California? http://wlrn.org/post/swimming-hall-fame-broward-moving-california <p></p><div><p>If the city of Santa Clara has its way, the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale may move to California<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">.</span></p></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That's right, Santa Clara, the city that just built a new stadium for the San Francisco </span>49ers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and is neck-n-neck with South Florida in a bid for Super Bowl L.</span></p><p>Santa Clara says it plans to raise $2 million for an endowment to support the swimming hall as well as $10 million to move it to the West Coast.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 11:20:17 +0000 Arianna Prothero 14056 at http://wlrn.org Is The Swimming Hall Of Fame In Broward Moving To California?