FINA has just announced that the second leg of its 2016 Open Water Swimming Grand Prix has been cancelled.
25km open water World Champion Ana Marcela Cunha has been named Brazil’s female Athlete of the Year by the Brazilian Olympic Committee.
Marathon swimmer John Humenik has been conquering the open water for the past ten years, participating in events ranging from the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim to the Three Rivers Marathon Swim, to the Ocean Games.
Americans Chip Peterson and Christine Jennings won the 3-part King & Queen of the Sea open water series in Brazil.
CNN Philippines and several other sources are reporting that a Chinese swimmer drowned on Friday in the International Cross Harbor Race.
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“They’ll use booms to temporarily improve the water, similar to those used in oil spills. They believe they can improve the water by 80%”
SwimSwam Magazine is the exact opposite of every swimming magazine you have seen in the past.
This guest column was provided by and is courtesy of VASA, a SwimSwam partner, and Matt Kredich, the 2013 Swammy Award winning College Coach of the Year.
Three hundred and five swimmers converged on the spectacular Carlisle Bay in Barbados this past weekend for the fourth annual Barbados Open Water Festival.
An enthusiastic 168 swimmers took to the Caribbean Sea to compete in the 20th Annual Coral Reef Swim in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands.
2-time Olympian Chloe Sutton just created a video where she teaches open water sighting and breathing techniques for open water swimmers and triathletes.
Former European Champion Olga Beresyeva has been suspended for two years after being stripped of a 7th-place finish at the 2012 Olympic Games.
“Swimmers are empowered and are in a position where they can truly make a difference. Water is their element and they can save it.”