Open Water

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.


2017 USLA Nat’l Lifeguard Championships To Bring In Over 1,000

The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships will be held in Daytona Beach, Fla., with more than 1,000…

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel Nail WR

Like we did last week, we’re using our blueseventy Swim of the Week to count down the world records from the World Championships, this time focusing in on the world records from the second half of the meet: days 5 through 8.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Peaty Headlines First Half of Worlds

In the midst of the World Championships, we’re using our weekly Swim of the Week to rank down all the world record set so far, highlighting our #1 selection as the Swim of the Week.


Ana Marcela Cunha Ties Record for Most Open Water Worlds Medals

2017 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS – OPEN WATER July 15 – July 21 Lake Balaton, Hungary Meet Central Full Schedule…

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Cunha Defends Women’s 25k Title, Wins 3rd Medal Of Championships

Ana Marcela Cunha struck gold in the women’s 25k, her third world title in the event and her third medal of these championships.


French Strike Gold Again As Reymond Tops Men’s 25k Field

France’s Axel Reymond won the country’s fourth gold and sixth medal of the open water competition at the FINA World Championships in the men’s 25k.


Barbados: Make Memories in Open Water Paradise with the Family!

Recently the Independent (UK) summed it up nicely: “It’s easy to understand all the fuss about Barbados’s beaches: miles and…

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French Win Third Open Water Gold In Mixed 5k

The French won their 5th open water medal in as many events with a gold in the mixed 5k on Thursday.

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Ashley Twichell Wins First U.S. Gold Of FINA World Championships

Ashley Twichell claimed the first gold of the competition for the Americans in the women’s 5k open water.


FINA Approves New Open Water, Water Polo Rules for 2017-2021

FINA, the world governing body for 6 major disciplines of aquatic sports, have announced the results of the Open Water…

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Open Water Planet Changing The Game: The Latest, Dryrobe®

At a meeting Monday, a few hours after announcing their 2017 State of the Sport report, Open Water Planet announced that it had joined forces with several new sponsors, the most interesting being dryrobe®, a company that makes changing robes for changing in and out of suits or wetsuits outdoors.

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