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Open Water Kings Take The Optus Swims Sydney Harbour Plunge

Two of Australia’s finest ocean and surf swimming stars Ollie Signorini and Ali Day will come together in the Optus Swims Sydney Harbour on Saturday.

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Diego Lopez Attempting ‘Continents Seven’ Open Water Swims in 2018

Lopez is attempting a major open water swim on each continent in 2018.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Grevers Gets It Done For KrayzelburgSquad

It’s time for a postmortem on the first iteration of USA Swimming’s SwimSquad battles. What really brought about Team Krayzelburg’s dominant win?

In two words: Matt Grevers.

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Ironman Star Ali Day To Race Optus Swim Sydney Harbour

Surfers Paradise Ironman star Ali Day will take a break from Ironman competition this week to swim in the Optus Swim Sydney Harbour on Saturday.

FINA Releases Updated 2018 Competition Calendar

FINA has updated its schedule of 2018 competitions.

Matt Scott Wins 2 National Titles At NZ Open Water Championships

Gisborne swimmer Matt Scott opens the season with double honours in the 2018 New Zealand Open Water Championships in Taupo.

Horton & Paltrinieri Finish In Top 3 Of Lorne Pier To Pub OWS

Australian Mack Horton pulled a double today…and by double we mean racing both open water and in the pool.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Switkowski’s Big Split Buoys FL Medleys

Counting for double points, the relay events at NCAAs are essential for a team hoping to contend for a top-5 spot. The Florida Gators have struggled to find four good medley relay legs, but a big swim this week from Jan Switkowski might have them in NCAA title contention anyways.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Bonetti Rules Orange Bowl Classic

Texas A&M senior Brock Bonetti dominated the Orange Bowl Classic this week, taking home four event titles while swimming six events in the single-session meet in Key Largo, Florida.

Ashley Twichell: “Thank You,” Coach Rose

U.S. National Team member Ashley Twichell is a 2-time World Champion in open water swimming, including an individual win in the…

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Kolesnikov, Again

In an unprecedented showing, red-hot Russian backstroker Kliment Kolesnikov takes his second consecutive Swim of the Week.

2017 Swammy Awards Heart of a Champion: Swim Across America

In 2017 Swim Across America received a $3 million donation from Merck

2017 Swammy Awards: Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year

After coming back from a major surgery and a coach change to tie for the most-ever open water world championships medals won by a woman, Brazilian Ana Marcela Cunha is our 2017 Swammy Award winner for Open Water Swimmer of the Year.

2017 Swammy Awards: Ferry Weertman Repeats as OW Swimmer of the Year

To see all of our 2017 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here.  2017 Open Water Male Swimmer of the…

Swim Across America Raises Record $4.8 Million in 2017

With the record-breaking 2017, SAA has raised over $65 million for cancer research.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Kolesnikov’s Finest Hour

It was a banner week for Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov. In fact, the hardest decision about this Swim of the Week is which Kolesnikov swim to select.

Paralympic Vice President Julie Dussliere on Paralympics (Video)

Video is courtesy of Open Water Planet and the Triton Series.  Open Water Planet just concluded the second leg of…