Open Water

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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Barbados International Masters Swim Meet kicks off Oct 29-31

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).

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American Kylie Mitchell Just Misses Podium on Day 1 of 2014 Junior OW World Champs

The start of the course in Lake Balaton at the 2014 Junior Open Water World Championships in Hungar.

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Lake Balaton, Hungary all set for 2014 World Junior Open Water Swimming Champs

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.

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Waikiki Roughwater Swim Photo Vault

It’s one of the world’s most iconic open water swimming races for many reasons – the water temperature is ideal…

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Becca Mann, Simon Huitenga win Waikiki Roughwater Swim amidst tragic race fatality

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.

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Pan Pacific Championship 10K Photo Vault

Yesterday on the pool deck and today in the water, swim photographer Mike Lewis keeps capturing all the action over…

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Juniors and Seniors to Race Together at Jr. Pan Pacs

Tonight at the open water technical committee meeting, final details were discussed for Sunday’s open water races at the 2014…

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UANA Reveals Concerns Over Water Temps for 2015 Pan Am Games Open Water

UANA has announced details for several upcoming events, including concerns over water temps at the Pan Am Games site.

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U.S. Team Will Return to Los Angeles Before Departing for Rescheduled Pan Pacs Open Water

The American swimmers who were scheduled to race at the 2014 Pan Pac Championships in the open water 10km race…

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