Open Water

How to take on the English Channel and beat it!

British swimmer, Kate Long, smashed her target for swimming the English Channel earlier this month. The 21km stretch of water between England and France forms one of the most iconic swims in the world, and only around 3000 people have ever completed it.

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Jordan Anderson of storied Anderson swimming lineage verbally commits to Utah Utes

The Utah Utes got a big distance pickup this week, earning a verbal commitment from Jordan Anderson, open water nationals qualifier and younger sister of U.S. Olympians Alyssa and Haley Anderson.

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Team TYR Dominates 2014 Ironman World Championships

Mirinda Carfrae made history as the first-ever Australian woman to win three titles, after earning her second consecutive Kona crown with a time of 9:00:55.

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Open Water national champ and Olympian Alex Meyer to train with Tennessee Aquatics

Alex Meyer, the former open water world champ and reigning U.S. national champ in the 5K distance, is moving from his longtime Boston base to a new training home with Tennessee Aquatics.

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ESPN: Alex Meyer Would Expect a U.S. Boycott if Dubai Gets 2015 Open Water World Cup

A bid by Dubai, UAE to host a stop on the 2015 FINA Open Water World Cup circuit might draw…

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TYR Sport Unveils The All New Hurricane Wetsuit Collection

For years, the TYR Hurricane collection has helped triathletes, from beginners to professionals, achieve their full potential. Because of its…

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Barbados Open Water Festival offers Oceanfront hotels, Dining Vouchers, Cruises and More

Up for grabs at “Swim The Bay” Nov 2nd: several airline tickets donated by Virgin Atlantic and Jetblue, tablets, stays at oceanfront hotels, dining vouchers, day cruises, dinner shows, island tours, spa treatments, golf rounds, swim magazine subscriptions, health products, souvenirs and more.

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Erica Rose and Wally Morton Inducted into 2014 Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame

Erica Rose (left) with Northwestern head coach Jimmy Tierney (right) was inducted into the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday night, along with former Cleveland State coach Wally Morton.

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World Champion Alex Meyer Headlines Open Water Event in Barbados

For the November event we look forward to welcoming 2010 World Open Water (25km) Champion, Alex Meyer.

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Take the Virtual Frogman Challenge and Support the Navy SEAL Foundation

In response to our registration filling in less than five hours for the 2014 event, and many disappointed potential swimmer/fundraisers, we have created the “Virtual Frogman Challenge”.

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NC State Hosts Swim Across America in Raleigh Featuring Olympians and World Champions

The Triangle Water Festival will feature Olympic Gold Medalist David Fox, Olympic Silver Medalist Elaine Breeden, Puerto Rican Olympian Dan Velez, and Open Water World Champion Ashley Twichell.

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Peterson, Jennings to rep Team USA at final two Open Water World Cups, 4 others for Hong Kong

Team USA will be represented at the final two stops of the FINA Open Water World Cup series by Chip Peterson and Christine Jennings.

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Young & Old make Open Water history in the English Channel

History was made on both ends of the open water swimming age spectrum this week, as Otto Thaning became the oldest person to swim the English Channel, while Charlotte Samuels became the youngest ever to complete the open water swimming “Triple Crown.”

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China, Hungary win team races at Junior World Open Water Championships in Lake Balaton

China won the youth (14-16) category, while Hungary picked up junior (17-18) gold in front of its home crowd.

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American Abbott Wins Boys Youth Race; Kiss Defends Home Turf at World Junior OW Champs

Taylor Abbott, from Nitro Swimming in Austin, became the first American to ever win World Junior Open Water gold on Saturday.

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