Open Water

Rowdy Gaines Tips For New Open Water Swimmers (Video)

OWP Board of Advisors members and NBC Olympic Commentator Rowdy Gaines offers a few pieces of advice for those just jumping into to open water swimming.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: For Now, Dressel’s A Relay Hero

Individually, Caeleb Dressel wasn’t at his best this week. But swimming as a part of Florida’s relays at the SEC Championships, Dressel was among the best of all-time.


First Person to Swim from Cuba to USA Selected to the Hall of Fame

The International Swimming Hall of Fame has announced their third honoree for the class of 2017, one of 17 honorees in…

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Open Water Planet Debuts Triton Series: 2017 Race Schedule

Open Water Planet came out of retirement swinging in 2016 with the release of the South Padre Island Open Water Festival hosted by NBC Olympic Commentator Rowdy Gaines and four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Lenny Krayzelburg.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Freshman Walsh Making Waves In Tennessee

Alex Walsh has been a force on the club scene for several years. It only took her one season to do the same at the high school level.

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Open Water Planet Commentator Rowdy Gaines – Video

OWP Race Commentator Rowdy Gaines discusses the importance ( and thrill) of introducing open water swimming to young competitors.

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WATCH: Highlights of the 2017 FINA Marathon Swimming World Cup (ARG)

Swimmers from Italy controlled operations in the first leg of the 2017 circuit of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World…

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2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Eva Risztov Retires

Hungary’s Eva Risztov retired at the age of 19 with 3 World Championship silver medals to her name. A decade later, she retires a second time as an Olympic champion in open water.


Aussie Brenden Hall Encourages Multi Class Athletes to Try Open Water

Australian Paralympian Brendan Hall has successfully ventured into open water competition, and he wants other multi class athletes to do the same.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Taylor Rattles Era-Starting Record

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…


Argentina to Host First 10k Open Water World Cup of the Season Feb 4th

This Saturday 18 men and 20 women will embark on the first leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swim World Cup (MSWC) in Patagones-Viedma, Argentina.

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FINA Announces 2017 Open Water Calendar

Patagones-Viedma will see around 40 swimmers (18 men, 20 women) taking the plunge in the Rio Negro waters on Saturday…

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Watanabe Finally Breaks Marked Record

It began to feel like a broken record – only one about a record that stubbornly refused to be broken.


Aussie 10k Women’s Champ Chelsea Gubecka “More Excited For My Sister”

Sisterly love at the 2017 Australian National Open Water Championships.

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Aussie Melverton Takes Women’s 5k, McLoughlin & Poort On To Budapest

Two Aussie men and women qualified for the World Championships in the 5k open water event.

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