Open Water

Marathon Swimmer’s 93 Mile Trek Halted After 24 Hours in The Water

After a 30 mile swim through shark infested water in 2015, Kim Chambers fails to compete 93 mile marathon swim.


2016 RCP Tiburon Mile Winners

The annual RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim took place on September 11. The race takes place in Tiburon, California…

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Italy Wins in Points and Medal Count on Day 3 of Euro Junior OW Champs

While Spain and Germany won the 15-16s and 19-and-under relays respectively, Italy finished the 2016 European Junior Open Water Championships at the top of both the points and medals tables.

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Rasovszky and Tettamanzi Win 10K Titles at European Junior OW Champs

Kristóf Rasovszky of Hungary and Alisia Tettamanzi of Italy won their respective 10K races on Day 2 of the 2016 European Junior Open Water Championships.

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Italy, France and Hungary Shine on Day 1 of European Junior OW Champs

The first day of racing at the European Junior Open Water Championships was dominated by Italy, France and Hungary. The Italian hosts took six of 12 podium spots.

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Boise State Hosts Fall Open Water Classic For Boise Community

The event, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., is open to the public and offers three different distances for participants to swim.

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73-year old becomes the oldest person to cross the Tsugaru Strait

Toshio Tominaga of Japan has become the oldest person to ever swim across the Tsugaru Strait. The Tsugaru Strait is between…

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Jarrod and Ollie Interview After Waikiki Roughwater

Australians dominated the men’s race at the 2016 Waikiki Roughwater swim with Ollie Signorini and Jarrod Poort going 1-2.

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12-Year-Old’s 570 KM Swim Stirs Up Controversy

12-year old Shraddha Shukla’s 570 km (346 mi) swim has become controversial after a documentary-maker filmed her sitting in the boat more than swimming.


Signorini, Oestringer Win 2016 Waikiki Roughwater Swim

Australians dominated the men’s race at the 2016 Waikiki Roughwater swim with Ollie Signorini and Jarrod Poort going 1-2, but local university swimmer Cherelle Oestringer topped the women’s race.


Monte Cristo Escape Swim

“Following the exact same route as the book, I swam from the island of Ile d’If to the island of Ile Tiboulen de Maire across the bay of Marseille. The distance was 7.5 km and it took 2 hrs 5 mins. Water temperature was 21 degrees.”


The Virtual Frogman Challenge

The Virtual Frogman Challenge is benefiting the Navy SEAL Foundation – hosted by The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim.

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Nick Thomas Dies While Attempting English Channel Crossing

English swimmer Nick Thomas has died while attempting a crossing of the English Channel without a wetsuit.


Barbados Festival Celebrates 5th Event

In 2016, Barbados enjoys a golden year of 50 years and the Barbados Open Water Festival (BOWF) will enjoy a milestone of its own as it hosts its fifth event Nov 2-6.

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