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Blueseventy Swim(s) of the Week: 8 Big Winners From SMU Classic

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Video Replay Determines Winners Rasovszky & Cunha At World Cup 10k

The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.

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Ironman World Record Holder Out After Bike Crash Days Before Race

Tim Don, world’s fastest Ironman, out for World Championships after bike crash.

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IMSHOF Announces 2018 Honorees

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame announces its 2018 honorees.

2nd Annual South Padre Island Open Water Festival November 4-5

TRITON SERIES TEXAS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Hosted by Rowdy Gaines and directed by well known race director Gregg Cross, the SPI OWF is vibrant proof of the explosive growth that open water swimming and open water sports have experienced across the board in coastal South Texas.

Merck Makes a $3 Million Charitable Contribution To Swim Across America

To help support innovation in cancer research, Merck announced at Swim Across America’s Champions Against Cancer that the company is making a $3 million charitable contribution to Swim Across America.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dolan, Comerford & The Circle Of Life

The NCAA circle of life continued over the weekend, as last year’s upset specialist Mallory Comerford got her first taste of swimming with a target on her back – and upstart Notre Dame sophomore Abbie Dolan became the next young hotshot to make a name for herself.

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Jazz Carlin Set To Dabble In Open Water With FINA 10k World Cup

“I think I have a really great opportunity to be a part of open water,” says two-time Olympic silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Hosszu’s WC 100 IM An 18-Point Swing

With a $50,000 cluster bonus on the line, Hong Kong’s overall point title came down to one swim.

How To Transition From Pool To Open Water

The world of open water swimming has gained more popularity as of late with many elite pool swimmers trying to make the transition. Even some of the best distance swimmers in the world have failed at making this transition for a variety of reasons.

Barbados Spared By Hurricanes – Barbados Open Water Festival A Go

Barbados has been fortunate for many years and has not experienced a major hurricane since 1955.  One reason is geographic location. Barbados is located further south than many of the islands that have been repeatedly affected and is said to lie outside of the “hurricane belt”.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Paul Ungur, Utah

Paul Ungur put up a big sprint backstroke time that could help Utah break through for an NCAA relay berth later this year.

Colin’s Hope 8th Annual Open Water Swim (Video)

September 24th, Colin’s Hope and Open Water Planet (OWP) collaborated to bring the Got2Swim 10K to Lake Travis as part…

WATCH: Brazilian Women Finish Open Water Race Alongside Men

Watch two Brazilian women race men to the finish of an Brazilian Open Water Championships 10K.

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.

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.

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.