In the final meet before nationals, the Washington University men’s and women’s swimming teams both came away with runner-up finishes at the University Athletic Championships from Wednesday through Saturday in Rochester, N.Y.
A professor looking to fundraise for youth education in St. Louis went the distance this summer, swimming 27 miles around Manhattan Island.
[rating stars=2.5]Not all experiments go well, and Caribou’s newest album “Swim” is one such experiment. The album has its moments, but overall, the album sounds unfinished. This is Canadian Dan Snaith’s fifth solo album and his third under the moniker Caribou, with two earlier albums released under the name Manitoba.
Start with Washington University students waking up between 6 and 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning; throw in some cold weather in the low 40s, an overcast sky, strong wind and rain; add a combination of 400 meters of swimming, a 12-mile bike ride around Forest Park and a five-kilometer run.
Ready your bikes, get set in the pool and hit the pavement running because registration for the first on-campus triathlon is open. The Washington University triathlon club has organized what it hopes will become a tradition for community members looking to spice up their exercise routines.
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