Open Water

WATCH: Paltrinieri, van Rouwendaal Explain Open Water Warm-ups

Watch as Gregorio Paltrinieri explains how he warms up for open water swimming.


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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.

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How A Turbulent Mind Found Solitude In Open Water Swimming

When Master Sgt. Rhoden Galloway’s active service in the military came to a rapid end, he wondered how he would possibly assimilate back into ordinary life.

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2018 Pan Pacific Open Water Tokyo Venue Moving Due To Water Quality Test

One of the most anticipated competitions of 2018, the Pan Pacific Championships, will now be undergoing a change of venue for its open water portion.

South Africa’s Open Water Championships Conclude

The 2018 South African National Open Water Swimming Championships took place over the weekend, with domestic and international athletes convening at the Marina Martinique in Jeffrey’s Bay on Sunday, March 4th.

Great British Team Looks To Make History In English Channel Four Way

A team of six brave swimmers are hoping to break the world record for crossing the English Channel FOUR times in a row later this year – a feat no other European team has ever completed.

Open Water Swimming Breathing Techniques

Swimming is the only sport where the coach yells at you for breathing, for actually taking in air or energy.

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Paltrinieri Wins 4K Open Water Race In Melbourne

Gregorio Paltrinieri won a 4km open water race in Melbourne over the weekend, clocking a time of 35:57.

Marathon Swimmers Head To Qatar & Seychelles

Seven marathon swimmers will compete in the first two events of the FINA 10K World Series.

Ashley Twichell Wins Fourth Midmar Mile Open Water Title

American Ashley Twichell earned her 4th Midmar Mile title over the weekend.

Argentina Sweeps Opening Race of 2018 FINA UltraMarathon Series

2018 FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series February 4th, 2018 Coronda Santa Fe, Argentina 57KM Prize Money/Information Results The newly-rebranded FINA UltraMarathon…

TYR Sport Signs IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion Holly Lawrence

TYR Sport is proud to announce the addition of 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion Holly Lawrence to its growing roster of world-class athletes.

FINA Rebrands Open Water World Cup, Announces Initial Stops

Offshore banking hub Seychelles will host its first official FINA event in 2018.

Behind-the-Scenes of the Viral “Wild Swimmer” Video

SwimSwam caught up with Norman Todd, whose dip in Loch Glascarnoch went viral last week.

Gubecka, Cotter Continue Stellar Streaks at Aussie OW Champs – Day 3

The 2018 Australian Open Water Championships concluded in Adelaide Sunday.

Chloe Green Picks Up 2nd Title at Aussie Open Water Champs – Day 2

16-year-old Chloe Green continued her stellar racing on Saturday.

Sloman, Gubecka Take 10K Gold at 2018 Aussie Open Water Champs – Day 1

19-year-old Chelsea Gubecka and 20-year-old Nick Sloman took home gold in the 10K on Friday.