The Big O and the Traveling Swim Circus

Big ratings, packed houses – and packed pools in Omaha… 

The cabbie knew all about it. So did the late night Motel 6 desk clerk on the outskirts of town. So does everyone else in this Gateway to the West. They’re a city on the move; indeed Forbes magazine ranked it America’s number one Fastest Recovering City. This is a town that’s aware of its growing stature and eager to get the respect it’s long deserved. The sport of swimming can relate.

For the last five days, Omaha has rolled out the red carpet for swimming – and swimming has returned the favor, delivering big time TV ratings and packed houses at the beautiful Century Link arena each night.

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