Open Water

Two-Time U.S. National Champion Becca Mann To Publish New Novel

In an exclusive interview with SwimSwam, two-time U.S. national champion Becca Mann revealed what screenplay projects she has been working on.


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Rio Gold Medalist Van Rouwendaal Changes Coaches One Year To Tokyo

Sharon van Rouwendaal, 10k Olympic gold medalist from Rio, has ended her collaboration with her longtime coach Philippe Lucas.


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Traversata Stretto Di Messina: Vincono Andrea Manzi E Ginevra Taddeucci

Traversata dello stretto di Messina: Andrea Manzi e Ginevra Taddeucci, entrambi del Circolo Canottieri Napoli, conquistano la vetta del podio

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FORM goggles get GPS open water features – available now

Available now, this update gives swimmers with FORM goggles the ability to view GPS performance metrics like distance, pace, heart rate, elapsed time & more.

FINA Cancella Le Tappe 2020 Della Marathon/Ultramarathon Swim Series

La FINA ha annullato le rimanenti tappe delle Marathon Swimming World Series 2020 e UltraMarathon Swim Series a causa della pandemia di coronavirus

FINA Cancels Remainder of 2020 Marathon, UltraMarathon Swim Series

FINA has canceled the remainder of its two primary open water series for 2020: the 10km Marathon Swim Series and the 15km+ UltraMarathon Series.

Open Water Olympic Medalist Marc-Antoine Olivier Looking Ahead to Tokyo

Arena Elite Athlete Marc-Antoine Olivier has been France’s top open water swimmer since winning bronze the 10km in Rio. Now he’s looking towards Tokyo 2021.

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Age Groupers, Triathletes, and Zane Grothe Complete Poseidon Swim Challenge

On July 12, 2020, Zane Grothe took on Indianapolis’ Poseidon Swim Challenge alongside age group swimmers and triathletes.

Swedish Swimmers Johansson and Holmquist to Attempt 30km Swim for Charity

Swedish swimmers Victor Johansson and Marcus Holmquist are going to swim 30 km in Sweden’s lake Vättern to raise money for the World Food Program USA.

Nel 2021 Ci Sarà Bassa Marea: La 10 km Di Tokyo Cambia Sede

Il CIO sta avviando le procedure per spostare la sede della 10 km in acque libere alle olimpiadi di Tokyo a causa della bassa marea

Low Tide Levels Could Signal Re-Location for Tokyo 2021 Open Water Competition

The tide level in Odaiba Seaside Park is expected to be too shallow for competition by August 2021, pointing towards a potential open water location change.

Former Cal Bear Breed Takes 45 Mins Off Angel Island Round Trip Women’s Record

The former U.S. National Team member Breed was just over 20 minutes shy of the fastest swim in history during her Monday morning swim.

FINA Still Pushing To Add Stroke 50’s To Olympic Lineup

FINA first made the proposal in 2017 and per this report, are still pushing to expand the Olympic programme across all aquatic sports.

Swimming South Africa Reveals National Squads For 2020/21 Season

Swimming South Africa has revealed its National Team selections for the 2020/21 season, based on world rankings and medal potential.

World Record Holder Sarah Sjostrom Tries Out Open Water

Just because Sarah Sjostrom is used to finishing races in the blink of an eye doesn’t mean she can’t also relish taking some strokes in the open water waves.