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.
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.
For the November event we look forward to welcoming 2010 World Open Water (25km) Champion, Alex Meyer.
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”.
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.
Team USA will be represented at the final two stops of the FINA Open Water World Cup series by Chip Peterson and Christine Jennings.
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.”
China won the youth (14-16) category, while Hungary picked up junior (17-18) gold in front of its home crowd.
Taylor Abbott, from Nitro Swimming in Austin, became the first American to ever win World Junior Open Water gold on Saturday.
Just as the mornings start to get dull and grey in the North and temperatures start dropping, the inaugural Barbados Int’l Masters Swim Meet will kick off in bright sunshine at the outdoor pool at the Barbados Aquatic Centre (October 29-31).
The start of the course in Lake Balaton at the 2014 Junior Open Water World Championships in Hungar.
The second edition of the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships will take place from September 5-7, 2014 in Balatonfured (HUN) with the presence of 153 athletes from 30 countries.
It’s one of the world’s most iconic open water swimming races for many reasons – the water temperature is ideal…
16-year-old Becca Mann had the fastest overall female time. Noted US Olympian and World Record-holder Aaron Peirsol also tried his hand in the open water, finishing second in his age group.