Open Water

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Tuggle Breaks Third-Oldest NAG Record

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Bonus Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Stanford’s 6:45.91

NCAA Championship season is unarguably one of the busiest times of year in competitive swimming. With that in mind, we at SwimSwam are bringing you a special bonus blueseventy Swim of the Week to track the top swim of the women’s NCAA Championships.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Molacek Not Wasting Time In Redshirt Year

A high school standout, Jacob Molacek swam two years at Auburn before leaving the program and returning home. But Molacek isn’t wasting any time in his mid-college gap year. The 21-year-old blew up last weekend for a host of big swims competing for Greater Omaha Aquatics.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Craig Continues Youth Movement In 200 FR

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Ho, Marais Headed To Budapest After South African OW Nationals Wins

“Was a good swim, happy with how it went,” says South African Chad Ho on winning the men’s 10k last weekend at Nationals.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Nowhere Is Safe – Ledecky Expands To IM

400 IMers, you now have something in common with distance freestylers. None of you are safe from the wrath of Ledecky.

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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.

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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.

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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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