Open Water

OW National Champ, #3 Recruit Becca Mann Verbally Commits To USC Trojans

U.S. Open Water National Champion Becca Mann has made her college decision, verbally committing to the USC Trojans for the 2016 season and beyond.


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Catherine Vogt Named 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Open Water Head Coach

The U.S. competitors in the 10-kilometer open water event at the 2016 Olympic Games will be Haley Anderson, Jordan Wilimovsky, and Sean Ryan.


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Former Stanford Teammates on Mission to Build the Fastest Gear on the Planet

THE REAL STORY? ROKA started on a dare between former teammates, sparked an obsession, and has grown into a rapidly-expanding performance apparel brand.


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Twichell, Olympian Willimovsky Win Tide-Affected 2015 Tiburon Mile

Recap of the 2015 RCP Tiburon Mile held on Sunday, September 20, 2015.

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The Barbados Open Water Festival Is Exciting And Fun For All Ages

The 4th Barbados Open Water Festival kicks off November 7th with the 1.5 km race and “Just for Fun swim”, followed by the 5km race and beach party on November 8th.

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FINA Medical Committee Reports No Health Issues From Rio Test Event

There have been no reports to FINA of health issues after swimmers took to the controversial Rio waters last month, the organization says.

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Franco, Blaum Win Final Race of FINA Open Water Grand Prix

Alice Franco, Italy, and Damien Blaum, Argentina, were the top female and male finishers at the 2015 Capri-Napoli 36K, the last race of FINA’s 2015 Open Water Grand Prix.

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Revolutionary OnCourse Goggles a Game Changer in Open Water

Most open water swimmers struggle with swimming in a straight line practicing or during competition. They zig-zag wasting precious energy. Not anymore. Now you can swim straight with OnCourse goggles.

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2015 La Jolla Rough Water Swim – Kostich is King

The 2015 La Jolla Rough Water Swim went off under ideal conditions on Sunday – warm, calm water under tropically…

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Blaum and Franco win last race in Italy Open Water Grand Prix

Damian Blaum (ARG) and Alice Franco (ITA) were the winners of the fifth and last event of the 2015 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, held on September 6 between Capri and Napoli, in Italy.

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World Champion Wilimovsky Headlines The RCP Tiburon Mile

10km Open Water World Champion Jordan Wilimovsky stars with Ashley Twichell, Alex Meyer, Keri-anne Payne and many more Olympians and elites at the 2015 RCP Tiburon Mile.

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120 Attend Retirement Ceremony for German Great Thomas Lurz

Thomas Lurz got a final sendoff to retirement on Sunday in Germany.

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Kozubek, Zihsler win Danish stop of European Open Water Cup

German swimmers swept four of the top six slots to lead the Denmark stop of the European Open Water Cup.

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Pop Acev and Franco Win Lake Ohrid Open Water Grand Prix

Evgenij Pop Acev (MKD) and Alice Franco (ITA) were the winners of the fourth leg of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, held on August 29, 2015 in Lake Ohrid, FYR of Macedonia.

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Photo Vault: Rio 2016 Open Water Test Event

The official Olympic test event for open water swimming was held on Saturday and Sunday off the Copacabana Beach following the anticipated Olympic racecourse.

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Athletes Offer Rave Reviews After Open Water Test Event

While athletes across water sports have universally criticized the quality of the water in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the…

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Ben Lecomte To Swim 5,500 Miles Across Pacific Ocean

At the end of September, Lecomte plans to start his 5,500 mile journey from Tokyo to San Francisco.

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Mark Ruffalo introduces ‘The Longest Swim’ for water testing & sustainability (Video)

Open Water swimmer Ben Lecomte plans to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco while testing pacific water quality, and actor Mark Ruffalo has publicly endorsed the swim.

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