Open Water

Watch: Sarah Thomas 56 Hour Historic Lake Swim

Sarah Thomas, the world record marathon swim – Lake Powell, AZ, completing in 56 hours and 5 minutes. This video shows…

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Second Hong Kong Cross Harbor Swimmer Passes Away In Hospital

A participant of the 2016 Hong Kong Cross Harbor race that was listed in critical condition has died, marking the 2nd death of this year’s open water event.

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The 5th Tel Aviv Port2Port Take Place Oct. 28th

The 5th Tel Aviv Corny Port2Port swim is due to take place on October 28th. The urban-coast scenic Port2Port swim,…

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Brad Snyder To Take On 2-Mile Alcatraz Swim For Sight Sunday

Five-time Paralympic gold medalist Brad Snyder will compete in Sunday’s 2-mile open water Alcatraz Swim For Sight event to raise funds and awareness for visual impairments.

Annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor Race Resulted In 1 Death, 1 Critical

The annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor race took place this past Saturday, October 15th, but a tragedy was part of this year’s event.

Rio Reflections with Open Water Olympian Haley Anderson

Two time Olympian Haley Anderson became the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in open water swimming by winning a silver medal in the women’s 10K at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Italians Ruffini and Bruni Sweep Hong Kong World Cup

Around 60 swimmers (36 men, 26 women) took the plunge today (October 15) in Hong Kong, for the seventh and…

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OWP on Why South Padre is Quickly Becoming Next Open Water Hot Spot

The team discovered that South Padre Island, Texas met all of this race criteria in spades, while offering so much more to race goers and spectators alike.

Oleksiak, Condorelli Named Canadian Swimmers of the Year

16-Year old Penny Oleksiak has been named the Canadian Swimmer of the Year.


A Pool Swimmer vs. The Waves

A few days ago, when I took on my first open water race, it was not the most comfortable experience.

Irish Husband-Wife Duo set North Channel Records in Same Month

Irish husband and wife set two new records within the same month, both swimming The North Channel

Mantz Leads Swimming and Diving at Lake Champlain Open Water Swim

The Lake Champlain Open Water Swim is nearly a four-mile swim.


Kansas Women, Cincinnati Men Win Inaugural CSCAA Open Water Champs

Complete Results The 2016 Collegiate Swim Coaches’ Association of American (CSCAA) Open Water National Championships, the first-ever edition of the…

Field Set For Inaugural CSCAA Open Water National Championships

Lone Star Lake will host the inaugural CSCAA National Collegiate Open Water Championships.

69-Year-Old Australian To Tackle English Channel Swim

Sunshine Coast resident Chris Shapland is preparing to take on a challenge that would daunt many younger and fitter people. Any day now, when conditions are right, he will attempt to swim 33km across the English Channel.


Marathon Swimmer’s 93 Mile Trek Halted After 24 Hours in The Water

After a 30 mile swim through shark infested water in 2015, Kim Chambers fails to compete 93 mile marathon swim.

2016 RCP Tiburon Mile Winners

The annual RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim took place on September 11. The race takes place in Tiburon, California…