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All American – Darian Townsend earns USA Citizenship, Will Compete at U.S. Nationals

Three-time South African Olympian Darian Townsend is now an American citizen, sending shockwaves through the American lineup. Darian Townsend is one…

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5 reasons to do the 2014 Waikiki Roughwater Swim

Despite the annoying back to school ads that are popping up on the TV – there’s still plenty of summer…

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3 foes of Open Water Swimmers and how to avoid them

Ah summertime – friends, picnics, suntans and warm water; a great time to do some open water swimming.  With all…

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7 ways to keep it safe at the beach and in the open water

Swimming is a great sport and swimmers are a unique breed.  Swimmers train hard and work through all sorts of…

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Germany wraps 2014 Open Water Swimming Nationals

Germany is home to many great open water swimmers and the past week saw a monumental showing of German swimmers…

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Canada Names Junior Open Water Squad – Jr. Pan Pacs and FINA Jr. Worlds

Swimming Canada used the beautiful Flowers Sea Swim in the Cayman Islands to select their Junior FINA Open Water and…

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5 great open water swims in the U.S. for your swimming calendar

It’s that time of year up here in the northern hemisphere; summer time! With hot weather, lot’s of daylight and warmer water it’s big time open water season. With that in mind here’s some of our favorite open water swimming events.

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Not just Soccer – Brazilians on top in FINA Open Water Swimming World Cup Setubal Portugal

While a lot of the sporting world was focused on Brazil’s last minute win over Chile in the FIFA World Cup,…

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Russian Open Water Swimming 10K selects Team for European Champs

Russian open water swimmers competed in the Istra Resevoir on June 26th to contest their 10K national championships.  The top…

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World Records fall at Sarasota Masters Bumpy Jones Classic

Multiple world records were broken* at the Bumpy Jones Classic, held at the Selby Aquatic Center in Sarasota, Fla., June…

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Haley Anderson 5K National Champion Talks About the Race

5K national champion Haley Anderson was joined by her younger sister Jordan in today’s race

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Alex Meyer Talks New Team, Making the Pan Pacs, Growth of Open Water Swimming

Saturday was the off day at the USA Swimming Open Water Nationals and we caught up with Olympian Alex Meyer…

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Interviews with the USA Swimming 10K Champs Becca Mann and Andrew Gemmell

If you love open water like we love open water, then you had to appreciate the great racing brought by…

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USA Swimming Open Water Nationals – Who will win the women’s races

As was reported earlier, there’s no way to truly know who will win this weekend at the USA Swimming open…

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