Open Water

How do you Manage Training for Open Water and Pool Events?

Even though she was stellar in the pool in Knoxville this weekend, Ashley Twichell’s main focus right now is the Open Water Nats in May. How does she balance training for both open water and pool?

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Former National Teamer Chabotar Will Attempt Absecon Island Solo Swim

On Sunday, August 18th, local Egg Harbor Township resident and former University of Pittsburgh standout, Samantha Chabotar Elko, will be completing a solo swim around Absecon Island on the Jersey Shore that duplicating the course swam by Jim Whelan in 1978.

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Pallister Continues Gold Medal Streak, Takes Pier To Pub

Multiple Junior Pan Pacs champion Lani Pallister took the women’s 1.2k title at this year’s Lorne Pier to Pub open water race.

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Reduce Inflammation, Increase Libido With Cold Water Swimming

Although cold water swimming isn’t for everyone, there are benefits if you’re able to take on the challenge.

2018 Heart of a Champion Award: Maarten van der Weijden

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.

Swimming Canada Will Host Their First-Ever Open Water Trials in 2019

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.

2018 Swammy Award: Sharon van Rouwendaal Female OW Swimmer of the Year

At the 2018 European Championships in Scotland, van Rouwendaal won three gold medals and one silver.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Kristof Rasovszky Is Men’s OW Swimmer of the Year

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.

With Antarctic Kilometer, Diego Lopez Completes ‘Continents Seven’

Open water swimmer Diego Lopez has completed his 2018 goal of finishing a major open water swim on each continent.

FINA Awards Le Clos, Hosszu 2018 World Swimmers of the Year Awards

Katinka Hosszu has been named the FINA World Swimmer of the Year for a record 4th time.

Ana Marcela Cunha Named Finalist for Brazil Athlete of the Year

Cunha is one of 3 women named finalists by the Brazilian Olympic Committee for Brazil’s Athlete of the Year.

5 Inducted into Hungarian Swimming Hall of Fame

Among the 5 inductees in the 2018 Hall of Fame class is Eva Ristov, the 2012 Olympic Champion in open water.

Marcus Cook’s IRONMAN Journey Losing Nearly 300 Pounds

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.

Taking 5 with Cameron Bellamy

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.

Cunha, Weertman Confirm 2018 Overall Wins in FINA Marathon World Serie

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).

Open Water-World Series FINA: Arianna Bridi Oro-Paltrinieri Argento

FINA/HOSA WORLD SERIES 2018  Doha (QAT) – 17 marzo – Swimswam Italia report  Seychelles- 20 maggio – Swimswam Italia Report…

South Africans Ho & Weber Win ‘Swim the Burj’

Over 1,000 swimmers took part in the inaugural Daman DXB SwimFest 2018 in Dubai, UAE earlier this week.

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