Open Water

Study Looks At Death Risk During Triathlons

As excited as we are to celebrate those athletes finishing a grueling triathlon event, we’re also devastated when we hear of a sudden and tragic death occurring during a race.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The First National Titles of 2017-2018

While last weekend offered the first dual meets of the NCAA swimming season, in Kansas, one event was handing out the first national titles of the 2017-2018 college season.

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Weertman, Carlin Win Elite 1-Mile Serpentine Swim In London

British Olympian Jazz Carlin tried an open water swim on for size, winning the 1-mile elite women’s race in the Serpentine.

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Kansas Women Repeat Winners at CSCAA Open Water Nationals

Kansas women and Missouri men took gold at the CSCAA Open Water National Championships.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sun Starting Fall Out Hot

It’s been an excellent month for Sun Yang, who has blasted three elite level swims in both the 200 free and 400 free, including two more dominant efforts this week.

CSCAA Open Water Championship Entries Due Saturday

For the second year in a row, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) is hosting an open water event that will serve as the qualifier for the 2018 USA Swimming 5K Open Water Championships.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Qin Haiyang’s 200 Breaststroke

At China’s National Games this week, Qin Haiyang broke his own world junior and Chinese national records in the 200 breast, dropping all the way down to a 2:07.35.

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Austin Open Water Event Aims To Raise Drowning Awareness

I am a swimmer…Eight years ago, I would never have called myself a swimmer.

Swimming Australia Updates Open Water Event Bylaws

Swimming Australia announced that the 2018 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships will remain at Brighton Beach in Adelaide, but participants should expect some notable changes at next year’s event.

Italy Shows Strong at Weather-Shortened Capri-Napoli Race

The Italians continued their dominant open water run at Capri-Napoli.

USA Swimming Announces 2017-2018 National Team

Today, USA Swimming announced which athletes were dominant enough to make the National Team.

USLA Announces USA Athletes Chosen To Compete At DHL ISRC 2017

The United States Lifesaving Association is pleased to introduce the athletes chosen to represent the U.S.A. at the DHL International…

15 Competitors Have Been Selected To USLA U19 National Team

Fifteen young competitors have been selected to the USLA U19 National Team to compete at the DHL International Surf Rescue…

Sixth Annual Meters for Mike Race Set for September 16th

On September 16th, the sixth annual Meters for Mike swim will take place along the New Jersey shoreline.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Regan Smith, Riptide

It’s been quite a week of 100 backstrokes for 15-year-old Regan Smith.

Swimming Canada Pulls Athletes from World University Games Open Water

29TH WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES (SUMMER UNIVERSIADE 2017) Sunday, August 20-Sunday, August 20, 2017 50-Meter Course Taipei, Taiwan National Taiwan Sport…

Gardner-Webb Alum Heather Roka Crosses English Channel

Roka was a collegiate swimmer for Gardner-Webb from 2004-2008, and credited her time at GWU as the inspiration for her swim.