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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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Brazilians finish big in Open Water at South American Championships

On the final day of open water swimming at the South American Championships in Chile the Brazilians, as expected, dominated…

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Open Water Swimming in South American Championships

The South American open water swimming team has certainly shown a lot of strength leading up to the 2016 Olympic…

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2014 Waikiki Roughwater Swim T-Shirt Design Contest

The Waikiki Roughwater is going on it’s 45th year in 2014 and like always swimmers from around the globe will…

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Incorporating Open Water Swimming in Pool Workouts

For many open water swimmers in the northern hemisphere, it’s still a bit too cold to hit the open water,…

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Open Water Swimming – Know Your Limits

We’ve had some big surf hitting the southern California coast this past week.  Although big surf can be big fun,…

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Germany’s Alexander Studzinski Launches Dreamfuel Campaign

Dreamful is a crowdfunding platform to help athletes raise funds to meet their training and competition needs.   German Open…

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Open Water Swimming Legend Diana Nyad Hits the Dance Floor

It’s been quite a year for Diana Nyad.   She cemented her status as one of the world’s greatest marathon…

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4 things Open water swimming cures

Well maybe it’s a reach to say open water swimming has curative benefits but there’s a whole lot of swimmers…

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Experts from Oldest Olympic Team Sport Conclude Conference in Cancun

“Our main goal is to modernise our product – water polo – within the new developments on the sports industry. FINA is at the top of International Federations concerning the rate of innovation of our disciplines. Therefore, we must not be afraid to move forward”, considered Cornel Marculescu at the conclusion of the Conference.

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Ron McKeon named new National Open Water Coach and Performance Manager

Swimming Australia is pleased to announce former Australian Swim Team member and current high performance coach Ron McKeon as the new National Open Water Coach and Performance Manager.

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Open Water Swimming in the Winter Olympics?

When most people think of open water swimming the images of a summer lake or warm beach locale often come…

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Day in the Life Video: Alex Meyer, US Open Water Swimming National Champion & Olympian

This “Day in the Life” video post includes an in-depth Q&A with the open water Olympian.

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Double gong for Poort in Geelong

After taking the Australian title in the men’s open 10km event in Perth, world championship representative Jarrod Poort took top spot again…

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