Open Water

Meyer, Bruni Win First Leg of FINA/HOSA 10km World Cup Circuit

American marathon swimmer Alex Meyer (featured above) emerged on top this weekend with Italian Rachele Bruni representing the ladies in the first leg of the 2016 10km World Cup.

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Open Water Elite Heads to Argentina for FINA/HOSA 10km MSWC

The 2016 series of FINA’s main open water swimming circuit debuts this weekend, on Sunday February 7, in Patagones-Viedma, Argentina.

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Robert Palmese to Attempt Catalina Channel Triple Crossing

San Diego open water swimmer Robert Palmese, 25, will attempt the first triple crossing of the Catalina Channel on Aug. 11, 2016. He expects to spend 32 to 36 hours in the water and cross roughly 63 miles of ocean.

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TYR Sport re-signs 4x IRONMAN World Champion Chrissie Wellington

TYR Sport is proud to announce the re-signing of 4X IRONMAN World Champion Chrissie Wellington to its roster of brand ambassadors.

FINA Institutes changes to Open Water Temp Rules – After Rio

FINA will not be changing their equipment rules before the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, but at their Bureau meeting in Budapest they did agree to make the necessary changes beginning in September.

2021, 2023 Worlds Sites To Be Announced Sunday At World Aquatics Gala

The sites of 2021 and 2023 World Championships, along with FINA’s Best Athletes of the Year, will be announced Sunday at FINA’s World Aquatics Gala.

LEN Makes Changes To European Open Water Junior C’ships Age Groups

The Ligue Européene de Natation (LEN) has approved new age groups proposed for the European Open Water Championships.

TYR Sport re-signs 3X IRONMAN World Champion Craig Alexander

TYR Sport is proud to announce the re-signing of 3X IRONMAN and 2X IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion Craig “Crowie” Alexander to its roster of sponsored athletes.

SwimSwam Magazine Premiere Issue with Michael Phelps Cover Nearly Sold Out

If you want the SwimSwam Magazine premiere issue with Michael Phelps on the cover, you need to subscribe now.

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TYR Sport re-signs 3x IRONMAN World Champion Mirinda Carfrae

Matt DiLorenzo, Chief Executive Officer of TYR Sport: “Mirinda is the true embodiment of a champion. We have loved sharing in her success thus far, and we look forward to supporting her in the future.”

Cook Strait Record Swimming Attempt Comes Up Short

Bad weather forced British swimmers Danny Hanlon and Bernard Stone to abandon a relay attempt to cross New Zealand’s Cook Strait.

Radford Grabs Fifth New Zealand Open Water Swimming Title

Kane Radford has notched up his fifth consecutive national title in the 10km New Zealand Open Water Championships at Lake Taupo today.

Orca hires Ty Stevens as new brand manager for US

Ty Stevens, U.S. Orca Brand Manager: “I have been familiar with the Orca brand since my early days as a triathlete. Orca has always maintained a high level of respect within the triathlon community, and I look forward to carrying on its great heritage”

12 Reasons Why You Will Love SwimSwam Magazine

# 1 – SwimSwam Magazine is the opposite of every swimming magazine you have seen in the past.

Italian Open Water Team Sets Up Next 2 Months Of Olympic Training Plan

The Italian open water team, including Olympic qualifiers Bruni, Ruffini, and Vanelli, has set its training schedule moving forward to Rio.

Mexico To No Longer Host Open Water Junior Worlds, Grand Prix in 2016

Mexico will no longer host a pair of major FINA open water events in 2016 according to a document on the Brazilian Swimming Federation’s site – most notably, Mexico will no longer host the 2016 Open Water Junior World Championships.

Second Leg of FINA Open Water Grand Prix Cancelled

FINA has just announced that the second leg of its 2016 Open Water Swimming Grand Prix has been cancelled.

Ana Marcela Cunha Named Brazilian Athlete of the Year By COB

25km open water World Champion Ana Marcela Cunha has been named Brazil’s female Athlete of the Year by the Brazilian Olympic Committee.

7 Ways to Prepare for a Marathon Open Water Swim

Marathon swimmer John Humenik has been conquering the open water for the past ten years, participating in events ranging from the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim to the Three Rivers Marathon Swim, to the Ocean Games.