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Ashley Twichell Talks Open Water Swimming – Video Interview

USA open water swimmer Ashley Twichell has been a pretty good run lately.  A good part of 2013 didn’t meet…

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Grimaldi takes title – Men’s race disputed: FINA Open Water World Cup Cancun, Mexico

The second stop on the FINA open water swimming world cup in Cancun Mexico saw several of the world’s top…

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Finding Pace in Open Water Swimming

Here’s a workout from the Wind-n-Sea Masters Swim Team that is geared toward developing you concept of pace and working…

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No Spring Break Cancun: USA Open Water Team going full force April 5th

Sure there’s a lot of spring break action going on in Cancun Mexico right now, but next week it will…

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Lee County to host International Open Water Swim Meet April 12-13

For the 13th year, Lee County is partnering with USA Swimming and the Gulf Coast Swim Team to host the…

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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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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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South American Swimming Confederation Launches Open Water Series

Similar to what is seen in Europe where the confederation that governs swimming in the region, Ligue Européenne de Natation (also…

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