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Septuagenarian Throw Down in the English Channel

This week history is in the making as 3 swimmers, each in their 70′s, are attempting to set the record…

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Aussie Open Water Standout Rhys Mainstone Checks in on 2014 Pan Pacs

Rhys Mainstone is undoubtedly psyched for the upcoming PanPacs in Brisbane.  The event is going to be special of the…

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Reymond and Grimaldi Top 25KM Races at European Championships to Finish Open Water

The 2014 European Aquatics Championships in open water to date have continued to be a revelation of new faces, as…

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Dutchman Ferry Weertman Complete 10K Sweep

The Dutch are the early heroes of the 2014 European Championships in Berlin, Germany, and on Thursday morning they picked…

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Van Rouwendaal Wins 10KM to Open Euro Champs; Polish Swimmer Pulled Unconscious From Race

A safety plan was successfully put in action at the 2014 European Championships, where a swimmer had to be pulled from the water but is “recovering”.

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Monmouth County top LA County ending 27-year reign

The Monmouth County Chapter – representing a variety of Jersey Shore beaches – captured the 2014 Nautica United States Lifesaving…

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The Virtual Frogman Challenge, A Navy SEAL Foundation Event

“In response to our registration filling in less than 5 hours for the 2014 event, we have created the Virtual Frogman Challenge. For $25, on an honor system, swimmers can raise funds and receive a t-shirt, knowing their efforts are directly contributing to our overall mission.”

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USMS Standout Steve West joins All Star English Channel Relay Record Attempt

There’s been a lot of fast swimming coming out of the Irvine NOVA home pool at the Woollett Aquatic Complex,…

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Swim The Bay in Barbados Developing into World-class Event

Barbados’ “Swim the Bay” is attracting major sponsors, which means lots of great prizes for competitors!

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Alex Meyer tops Lurz at the Open Water Swimming Grand Prix

Alex Meyer (USA) took out the men’s race by the slimmest of margin, 27 hundredths of a second, ahead of German great Thomas Lurz. Meyer clocked a 1:55:10.63

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Alex Meyer Picks Up Win Over Legendary Lurz at Magog World Cup Stop

American open water swimmer Alex Meyer has been on the verge of a big breakthrough internationally in open water’s premier race,…

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Open Water Swimmer and 2014 ISHOF Inductee Jon Erikson Passes Away At 59

International Swimming Hall of Fame Inductee, Jon Erikson, passed away on Monday, July 28th, at the age of 59 from…

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USA Swimming Still Plans to Attend Rescheduled 2014 Junior OW World Championships

On Friday morning, FINA announced that it was cancelling the 2014 Junior Open Water World Championships in Eilat, Israel, and…

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FINA Cancels Junior Open Water World Championships Set for Eilat, Israel

FINA is looking at Hungary as a possible replacement host for the 2014 World Open Water Junior Championships.

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Cunha nips Jennings in Open Water photo finish to claim World Cup lead

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha won a nailbiter at the Lac St. Jean, Canada stop of FINA’s Open Water 10K World Cup to take over the lead in the points standings. Meanwhile Germany’s Andreas Waschburger picked up the men’s win on what’s been a German-dominated tour so far.

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