Even though she was stellar in the pool in Knoxville this weekend, Ashley Twichell’s main focus right now is the Open Water Nats in May. How does she balance training for both open water and pool?
On Sunday, August 18th, local Egg Harbor Township resident and former University of Pittsburgh standout, Samantha Chabotar Elko, will be completing a solo swim around Absecon Island on the Jersey Shore that duplicating the course swam by Jim Whelan in 1978.
Multiple Junior Pan Pacs champion Lani Pallister took the women’s 1.2k title at this year’s Lorne Pier to Pub open water race.
Although cold water swimming isn’t for everyone, there are benefits if you’re able to take on the challenge.
Van der Weijden’s story has all of the makings of a perfect Heart of a Champion candidate: overcoming a huge challenge to become the best in the world, an incredible feat of endurance, and finally an enormous financial impact upon cancer research.
While the meet will be the first Canada-hosted trials for an open water national team, it will actually be hosted in the Cayman Islands.
At the 2018 European Championships in Scotland, van Rouwendaal won three gold medals and one silver.
Two huge victories and a narrow defeat that came down to a photo finish are a few of the reasons Hungarian Kristof Rasovszky is this year’s Male Open Water Swammy Award Winner.