| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
So how do you swim 110 miles though jellyfish-infested ocean water from Cuba to the United States?
Diana Nyad used a mantra on her swim into history.
"The phrase I decided to use was 'find a way,'" the long-distance swimmer told ABC’s "Good...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Back when I was a kid going to the beach every weekend with my dad, I never thought of body surfing as a workout. It was just pure exhilaration — dog-paddling out there for hours, waiting for a good swell, then swimming like crazy for a couple of...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:44 PM
"House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde has sold her Los Feliz home for $2,190,950.
The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Diana Nyad, the 64-year-old endurance swimmer who on Monday became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, trained for years at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center in Pasadena.
As soon as news broke that Nyad had finally...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:49 PM
In the end, emerging from the great big ocean wearing a blue swimming cap and goggles -- and having swum roughly 110 miles in 52 hours and 54 minutes -- Diana Nyad still had enough strength to walk ashore Monday.
Failing four times over the years, on...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Beaches across the country are being polluted with tainted runoff and sewage at a stubbornly high rate, putting swimmers at risk of getting sick, according to a new report by an environmental group.
The Natural Resources Defense Council found the number...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Actor Bruce Willis has entered the fray in the Westside's action-packed housing market, listing his Beverly Hills mansion at $22 million.
The walled and gated estate includes a 1928 Spanish-style house with a porte-cochere, a swimming pool surrounded by...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Actor-producer-director Tom Hanks has listed a house in Pacific Palisades for $5.225 million.
The Spanish-style villa, built in 1929, features archways, frescoed ceilings, a library, a sky-lit kitchen, a sun room, a beauty salon, four bedrooms, 5.5...
| Jun 7, 2013
The water, Esther Williams once quipped, was her favorite costar.
With her beauty, sunny personality and background as a champion swimmer, Williams shot to stardom in the 1940s in the "aqua musical," an odd sub-genre of films that became an enormous hit...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Katie Ledecky took on the most grueling challenge of her swimming career and won three times.
The Maryland swimmer pulled away in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle final at the Saturday at the national swimming championships in Indianapolis, winning...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Summer officially starts on Friday and no matter how old you are, the season still beckons your inner kid with play, adventure and freedom. Just don’t let grown-up, self-conscious worries zap the fun.
Swimmer, 12-time Olympic medalist and...