Articles by Mike Lewis

U.C. San Diego’s Luke Calkins Awarded NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship

Luke Calkins, an All-American senior diver for the UC San Diego men’s swimming and diving program this past winter, has…

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Kramer is Youngest American to Swim Gibraltar Strait

Katie Kramer, a junior at Marshall University successfully swam the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday becoming the youngest American woman and…

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Q & A Open Water Swimming National Teamer Eva Fabian

With the upcoming USA Swimming Open Water Nationals coming up this June 13th & 15th at Lake Castaic in Southern…

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Not Happening – La Jolla Rough Water Swim Called off for 2014

It comes as a disappointment for lots of open water swimmers, but the 2014 La Jolla Rough Water Swimming has…


OW Nats Coming soon: USA Swimming Open Water National Team Q &A with Andrew Gemmell

With the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships on the horizon – June 13th – 15th in Lake Castaic, CA…

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European Open Water Swimming Cup Race #1- Vidal & Ponsele Champs – Ristov DQ’d

This weekend’s first stop on the European Open Water Swimming Cup was won by France’s Damien Cattin Vidal in a…

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Michael Phelps Press Conference Mesa Grand Prix

Michael Phelps brought out the media at today’s press conference in Mesa Arizona prior the start of tomorrow’s grand prix….


PHOTO VAULT: 2014 Mesa Grand Prix Day 0 Sights on Deck (Part 1)

The two comeback kids, Michael Phelps and, to a lesser extent, Allison Schmitt having fun on the side of the pool at the Mesa Grand Prix.


17th European Open Water Swimming Cup Series Kicks off Friday

The 2014 season of the European Open Water Swimming Cup is slated to launch this Friday, April 25th, in Eilat…

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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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Meyer and Twichell take Crippen Cup 10K Titles

A strong field assembled for the 2014 Crippen Cup – the centerpiece event of the Open Water Swimming Festival in…

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What’s up Emily? Catching up with USA Swimming Open Water National Teamer

It’s been an exciting year for Emily Brunemann.  She got back on track with her open water swimming at the…

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Cancun Confirmed – Lurz and Gimalidi take FINA 10K world cup wins

It was known earlier that Italian Martina Grimaldi won yesterday’s open water swimming 10k title at the 2nd stop on…

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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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