Open Water

USA Swimming Announces 2017-2018 National Team

Today, USA Swimming announced which athletes were dominant enough to make the National Team.


USLA Announces USA Athletes Chosen To Compete At DHL ISRC 2017

The United States Lifesaving Association is pleased to introduce the athletes chosen to represent the U.S.A. at the DHL International…

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15 Competitors Have Been Selected To USLA U19 National Team

Fifteen young competitors have been selected to the USLA U19 National Team to compete at the DHL International Surf Rescue…

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Sixth Annual Meters for Mike Race Set for September 16th

On September 16th, the sixth annual Meters for Mike swim will take place along the New Jersey shoreline.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Regan Smith, Riptide

It’s been quite a week of 100 backstrokes for 15-year-old Regan Smith.

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Swimming Canada Pulls Athletes from World University Games Open Water

29TH WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES (SUMMER UNIVERSIADE 2017) Sunday, August 20-Sunday, August 20, 2017 50-Meter Course Taipei, Taiwan National Taiwan Sport…


Gardner-Webb Alum Heather Roka Crosses English Channel

Roka was a collegiate swimmer for Gardner-Webb from 2004-2008, and credited her time at GWU as the inspiration for her swim.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: American Sprinting Is Back At Universiade

In 2015, there was a race among swimming fans to declare the death of American male sprinting. But we’re discovering in 2017 that like Mark Twain’s, reports of the American demise were greatly exaggerated.

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Italian Women Dominate Ohrid Lake Open Water Grand Prix

It was all Italy last Saturday at the Ohrid Lake Open Water Grand Prix stop in Macedonia.

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Two Teenagers Complete Solo Swim Of The Catalina Channel

Mia Thomas (16 years old) and Heloise Leblanc (17 years old) from San Diego County completed their solo swims across…


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sjostrom Strikes Back In Eindhoven

Sarah Sjostrom has already been tearing it up on the World Cup series, but this week, she very clearly went out of her way to earn SwimSwam’s prestigious Swim of the Week award.


French Win 4 Golds, Hungarians Tally 7 Medals At European OW Juniors

The European Junior Open Water Championships took place in Marseille over the weekend.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Two Fastest 50 Frees In History

One single race in Berlin this weekend launched the two fastest short course meter 50 freestyles in history in side-by-side lanes.


Strait Of Gibraltar Crossing

On 7th July 2017, Liz Denyer, Matt Duggan, Elliot Newsome and Claire Wilson swam across the Strait of Gibraltar from Europe to Africa.


Former University of Tennessee Swimmer Raising Refugee Awareness

Former University of Tennessee 12-time All-American Rick Henahan will swim 15.5 miles to raise money and awareness for refugees.


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