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IOC Announces Open Water, Diving, Polo, Synchro Qualifying Systems for 2016 Olympics

The open water qualification system for the 2016 Olympics is unchanged from 2012.

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Meyer and Twichell take Crippen Cup 10K Titles

A strong field assembled for the 2014 Crippen Cup – the centerpiece event of the Open Water Swimming Festival in…

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What’s up Emily? Catching up with USA Swimming Open Water National Teamer

It’s been an exciting year for Emily Brunemann.  She got back on track with her open water swimming at the…

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First annual Crippen Cup race to launch from Fort Myers this weekend

A crowd of American and international open water stars are slated to attend, with $10,000 in total prizes up for grabs and Canada selecting its Pan Pac team at the event.

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Cancun Confirmed – Lurz and Gimalidi take FINA 10K world cup wins

It was known earlier that Italian Martina Grimaldi won yesterday’s open water swimming 10k title at the 2nd stop on…

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Grimaldi takes title – Men’s race disputed: FINA Open Water World Cup Cancun, Mexico

The second stop on the FINA open water swimming world cup in Cancun Mexico saw several of the world’s top…

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Finding Pace in Open Water Swimming

Here’s a workout from the Wind-n-Sea Masters Swim Team that is geared toward developing you concept of pace and working…

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Olympian Alex Meyer to give open water swimming clinic at the International Open Water Swimming Festival April 12-13

Alex Meyer, 2012 US Olympic Open Water Swimmer and Vasa athlete, will be team up with Teresa Crippen to present an LSC open water swim clinic as part of the events at the annual Open Water Swimming Festival, April 12-13 at Miromar Lakes in Estero, Fla.

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Olympians and Cancer Survivors Team Up to Fight Cancer, Make Waves at Swim Across America – Dallas

Olympians and cancer survivors will join hundreds of swimmers of all skill levels for the fourth-annual Swim Across America –…

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No Joke – April is Adult Learn to Swim Month

USMS Executive Director Rob Butcher is traveling around the country in support of their Swimming Saves Lives foundation’s “Adult Learn…

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Angela Maurer Wins 3rd Leg of 2014 Fina Open Water Grand Prix in Cancun

A total 36 swimmers (14 women and 22 men) from 16 countries took the plunge in the third leg of…

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No Spring Break Cancun: USA Open Water Team going full force April 5th

Sure there’s a lot of spring break action going on in Cancun Mexico right now, but next week it will…

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Lee County to host International Open Water Swim Meet April 12-13

For the 13th year, Lee County is partnering with USA Swimming and the Gulf Coast Swim Team to host the…

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Open Water Swimming this Spring? Keep it safe!

Open water swimming can be a truly liberating experience.  For some it’s a great break from the perceived monotony of…

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Getting ready for warmer water – Open Water Swimming Pool Workout

Lots of folks here in Southern California are getting geared up for the open water swimming season ahead.  The days…

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