Open Water

Open Water Swimmer and 2014 ISHOF Inductee Jon Erikson Passes Away At 59

International Swimming Hall of Fame Inductee, Jon Erikson, passed away on Monday, July 28th, at the age of 59 from…

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Masters national record-holder Christopher Clarke dies during open water event

Christopher Clarke, a 45-year-old business owner and Masters national record-holder, was pulled from the water this weekend during the Indy Open Water Challenge. Clarke was rushed to a local hospital where he was later declared dead.

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Olympian Alex Meyer to give open water swimming clinic at the International Open Water Swimming Festival April 12-13

Alex Meyer, 2012 US Olympic Open Water Swimmer and Vasa athlete, will be team up with Teresa Crippen to present an LSC open water swim clinic as part of the events at the annual Open Water Swimming Festival, April 12-13 at Miromar Lakes in Estero, Fla.

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Swimmers battle in Geelong at 2014 Open Water Australian Age Championships

Michael Scott “Australia is surrounded by water and as a swimming nation we should be striving for open water success.”

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The Five Best Moments From Diana Nyad’s AMA on Reddit

Open water swimmer Diana Nyad made headlines last September for becoming the first person to complete the Cuba-to-Florida swim without the assistance of a shark cage.

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Wrightsville Beach to Host 2014 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals

The 10-kilometer national championship will be contested June 13, followed by the 5K on June 15. The Sandhills Sandsharks swim team and the North Carolina Swimming LSC will serve as hosts for the meet.

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Lundgren Sea of Cortez Swimming Photo Vault

Many thanks to Scott Rokis (Scott Rokis Photography) for providing these beautiful swimming photos.

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Coach’s Intel: Grant Holicky Shares a Distance Set

Grant Holicky shares a distance set he uses with his open water athletes, including national champion Christine Jennings.

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Mateusz Sawrymowicz and Ashley Twichell Take Home The $10,000 Prizes At The 2013 RPC Tiburon Mile

Mateusz Sawrymowicz and Ashley Twichell Take Home The $10,000 Prizes At The 2013 RPC Tiburon Mile.

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Brown University Raises Money for Swim Across America

This Swim Across America event was extremely successful for the Brown University, raising money with the largest attendance of university athletes in one event.

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USC’s Catherine Vogt and Haley Anderson Honored at US Aquatic Sports Awards

Haley Anderson and Catherine Vogt won two awards at last nights US Aquatics Sport Awards. (Photo Credit: Haley Anderson)

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Chip Peterson Added to University of North Carolina Staff

Open water world champion and NCAA All-American Chip Peterson has been added to the staff (photo courtesy of UNC Athletic Communications)

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Diana Nyad Completes The 110 Mile Swim From Cuba To Key West, Florida Just Under 53 Hours

64 year-old DIana Nyad becomes the first to complete the 110 mile swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida without a shark tank. She completed the swim in less than 52 hours. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Alex Meyer Plans to Continue Training at Harvard After Coach Takes Penn State Job

2012 U.S. Olympian Alex Meyer will remain at Harvard, even after his coach Tim Murphy moved on to Penn State. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPIctures.com)

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