Open Water

SwimSwam Launches Print Magazine

SwimSwam Magazine is the exact opposite of every swimming magazine you have seen in the past.


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Lesley Paterson on Finishing the Season Strong

This guest column was provided by and is courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner, and Matt Kredich, the 2013 Swammy Award winning College Coach of the Year.

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Hundreds “Swim the Bay” in Barbados!

Three hundred and five swimmers converged on the spectacular Carlisle Bay in Barbados this past weekend for the fourth annual Barbados Open Water Festival.

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20th Annual Coral Reef Swim Race Results – Kostich Wins 16th Title

An enthusiastic 168 swimmers took to the Caribbean Sea to compete in the 20th Annual Coral Reef Swim in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands.

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3 Open Water Sighting Tips from Chloe Sutton

2-time Olympian Chloe Sutton just created a video where she teaches open water sighting and breathing techniques for open water swimmers and triathletes.

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FINA Tags Two-Year Suspension onto Olga Beresnvyeva Olympic DQ

Former European Champion Olga Beresyeva has been suspended for two years after being stripped of a 7th-place finish at the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Swimmers Are Taking The #PlasticFreePledge To Keep Open Water Clean

“Swimmers are empowered and are in a position where they can truly make a difference. Water is their element and they can save it.”

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Australian Open Water Shadow Team Announced

Swimming Australia is pleased to announce a number of additions to the Australian Open Water Shadow team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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10/20/15 In Briefs: Sri Lankan Issues, HK Race Dispute, New Swim Book

This edition of “In Briefs” highlights chaos in Sri Lankan swimming, a Hong Kong race debacle, and a newly-released book about children who conquered less than ideal conditions in their quest to swim.

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Roka swimskins Dominate IRONMAN® World Championship

More athletes at the 2015 IRONMAN® World Championship relied on ROKA swimskins than any other brand.

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Lucky’s Lake Frogmen – Saturday, November 21st 2015

The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim traces its roots to raising funds and awareness for a SEAL officer severely injured in September 2009 while serving in Afghanistan.

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Reichert and Bruni Winners of 2015 FINA 10k Marathon Swimming World Cup

Reichert amassed 103 points throughout the season and got the only win of the year in Hong Kong, while Bruni collected 112 points.

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Keri-anne Payne Wins the FINA Marathon World Cup in Hong Kong

The Warrender Baths swimmer won the last World Cup of the series and will now continue working towards sealing qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games next year.

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FINA Releases Selection Criteria For 2015 Athletes Of The Year

The selection will be heavily based on the results from the FINA World Championships and the final results of the 2015 FINA World Cup.

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Ana Marcela Cunha and Allan do Carmo win 10th FINA 10km World Cup

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha and Allan do Carmo were the winners of the tenth and penultimate leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Chun’an, China.

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Brazilian Swimmers Dominate 10km Race in China

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha and Allan do Carmo were the winners of the tenth and penultimate leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, taking place in Chun’an (CHN) on October 11

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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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