Although cold water swimming isn’t for everyone, there are benefits if you’re able to take on the challenge.
Van der Weijden’s story has all of the makings of a perfect Heart of a Champion candidate: overcoming a huge challenge to become the best in the world, an incredible feat of endurance, and finally an enormous financial impact upon cancer research.
While the meet will be the first Canada-hosted trials for an open water national team, it will actually be hosted in the Cayman Islands.
At the 2018 European Championships in Scotland, van Rouwendaal won three gold medals and one silver.
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Two huge victories and a narrow defeat that came down to a photo finish are a few of the reasons Hungarian Kristof Rasovszky is this year’s Male Open Water Swammy Award Winner.
Open water swimmer Diego Lopez has completed his 2018 goal of finishing a major open water swim on each continent.
Katinka Hosszu has been named the FINA World Swimmer of the Year for a record 4th time.
Cunha is one of 3 women named finalists by the Brazilian Olympic Committee for Brazil’s Athlete of the Year.
Among the 5 inductees in the 2018 Hall of Fame class is Eva Ristov, the 2012 Olympic Champion in open water.
Marcus has lost almost 300 pounds. He started simply, by walking and making better eating decisions. After some progress, he turned to triathlon and then to IRONMAN events.
Early on the morning of Nov 13th, 2018, Cameron Bellamy completed his swim in 40 hours and 43 minutes, a full circumnavigation around the island of Barbados.
Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA), among women, and Ferry Weertman (NED), in the men’s category, confirmed their overall win of the 2018 edition of the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series, after the conclusion of the eighth and last leg of the circuit, on November 9 in Abu Dhabi (UAE).
FINA/HOSA WORLD SERIES 2018 Doha (QAT) – 17 marzo – Swimswam Italia report Seychelles- 20 maggio – Swimswam Italia Report…
Over 1,000 swimmers took part in the inaugural Daman DXB SwimFest 2018 in Dubai, UAE earlier this week.
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