Open Water

Fish Out of Water: The SwimSwam Podcast, Episode 5: Becca Mann

Becca Mann is a swimmer, a writer, and a filmmaker who took on one of the most grueling swims in history earlier this year, swimming for 21 straight hours.

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Three-Time Olympian Steph Horner Wins Double at Barbados Open Water Festival

When the curtain came down on the 8th Barbados Open Water Festival, it was the Canadians who had claimed the lion share of medals in the four races

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Catherine Kase to Repeat as U.S. Olympic Open Water Head Coach in 2020

Kase, associate head coach at USC, served as the United States’ open water head coach at Rio 2016 as well as for four FINA World Championships.

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Extraordinary Swim Year Concludes with Barbados Open Water Festival

It’s been a landmark year for open water swimming in Barbados. The Barbados Aquatic Sports Association (BASA) successfully hosted two major regional meets .

International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces 13-Member Class of 2020

Rebecca Soni, the back-to-back Olympic breaststroke champion in 2008 and 2012, is one of 5 swimmers inducted into the ISHOF class of 2020.

OW Swimmer Kareena Lee First Aussie Woman Nominated For 2020 Olympic Team

25-year-old Kareena Lee of the Sunshine Coast has been announced as the first female nominated to Australia’s 2020 Olympic team.

Warm Waters Mar Open Water Races at First Ever World Beach Games

28 men and 28 women competed in the Open Water competition at the first World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar in warm conditions on Sunday.

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Swimming Canada Joins US in Withdrawing Swimmers from 2019 Beach Games

Canada has joined the United States in withdrawing its athletes from open water competition at the 2019 ANOC Beach Games (above – Eric Hedlin)

Hong Kong Harbor Race Latest Sporting Event Canceled Due To Political Unrest

The annual Hong Kong Harbor open water race is the latest sporting event to be canceled as a result of the ongoing policial unrest taking place in the city.

Haley Anderson and Ashley Twichell Withdraw from Inaugural Beach Games

Haley Anderson (above), a 2-time World Champion over 5 kilometers, and Ashley Twichell have withdrawn from the inaugural Beach Games due to safety concerns.

Registration Open Now for RCP Tiburon Mile

After taking a year off, the RCP Tiburon Mile is excited to announce that entries are open for the 18th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim on October 10.

Yuko Matsuzaki Goes After World Record in an Endless Pools Swim Spa

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame swimmer Yuko Matsuzaki will attempt to swim for 24 hours against the Endless Pools® swim current.

Weertman, Bridi Win Final Leg of FINA Marathon World Series

Dutchman Ferry Weertman and Italian Arianna Birdi won the final leg of the Marathon World Series in Chun’An, China, wrapping a nine-stop tour.

Open Water: Rachele Bruni Conquista Il Titolo FINA World Series 2019

Open Water: Rachele Bruni Conquista Il Titolo FINA World Series 2019. Arianna Bridi conquista l’oro nella nona ed ultima tappa della serie

Ashley Twichell and Haley Anderson Will Rep. US at 2019 World Beach Games

Twichell and Anderson, the two female representatives for the United States in open water at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will also race at the 2019 Beach Games.

Kida & Toyoda Claim Japan’s Open Water Titles, Keep Tokyo Hopes Alive

Japan’s Open Water Championships took place over the weekend, with potential Tokyo 2020 qualification berths on the line for the men’s and women’s 10k.

Rondi Davies Breaks Reverse 20 Bridges Swim Record

Rondi Davies smashes previous record for the Reverse 20 Bridges Swim.

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