Open Water

Swimmers Are Taking The #PlasticFreePledge To Keep Open Water Clean

“Swimmers are empowered and are in a position where they can truly make a difference. Water is their element and they can save it.”

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Twichell, Olympian Willimovsky Win Tide-Affected 2015 Tiburon Mile

Recap of the 2015 RCP Tiburon Mile held on Sunday, September 20, 2015.

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FINA Medical Committee Reports No Health Issues From Rio Test Event

There have been no reports to FINA of health issues after swimmers took to the controversial Rio waters last month, the organization says.


81 km Open Water Swim Completes 72nd Annual Competition

No matter how you twist it, 11 hours is a very long time to be swimming (and that was just the winners…)!

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AP: Waterborne Viruses A Major Concern In Rio 2016 Olympic Waters

These viruses are known to cause respiratory and digestive illness, including explosive diarrhea and vomiting, but can lead to more serious heart, brain and other diseases.


Evsikov and Bridi Take Home Open Water Titles to Close Universiade Swimming Competition

2015 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES July 4th-July 11th, 2015 (Saturday-Saturday) Gwangju, South Korea Prelims 8:30AM/Finals 7PM (local time) Prelims 7:30PM (day…

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Mission Viejo Nadadores Formidable in Seal Beach Rough Water Swim

The Mission Viejo Nadadores Swim Club was a tough competitor in the 2015 Seal Beach Rough Water Swim held June 13th at Seal Beach.

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Australia Finalizes World Championships Open Water Rosters

Gubecka is one of eight swimmers on the open water team, named by Swimming Australia, based on results from the FINA World Cup in Cozumel, Mexico and the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships earlier this year.

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OPENWATER SWIMMING: Denmark steps up with a leg of the LEN European Cup

The LEN European Open Water Swimming Cup 10k will be staged in Copenhagen, Denmark. The best European swimmers will compete on the Olympic distance in the very heart of the Danish capital while a gigantic mass participation race will complete the celebration of open water swimming.

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30-year-old man goes missing in South Africa’s Midmar Mile open water event

A 30-year-old swimmer has gone missing during the Midmar Mile race in South Africa this weekend.


Pan Pacs Open Water Moved to Hawaii, Will be Swum Next Week with Jr. Pan Pacs

Rain in Southport this week has caused the cancellation of the 10k on Monday and reschedule for next week in Hawaii.


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…


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.


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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