Open Water

The First Ever “Ruff-Water Swim” to Take Place on South Padre Island

by Hank Randy Swimming legend has it that the famous Hall of Fame Swim Coach,Buck Dawson, had an idea to…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about South Padre Island

In preparation for the upcoming South Padre Open Water Festival on November 5-6, we wanted to share some key facts about the Island and why its one of the best open water destinations in the US.


Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha Undergoes Successful Surgery

Brazilian Olympian Ana Marcela Cunha underwent a successful surgery to remove her spleen this past Sunday, October 23rd.

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VIDEO, PHOTO VAULT: Snyder Completes Alcatraz Swim For Sight

Video highlights courtesy of The Foundation For A Better Life, video edit courtesy of Coleman Hodges: The following is a press…


Watch: Sarah Thomas 56 Hour Historic Lake Swim

Sarah Thomas, the world record marathon swim – Lake Powell, AZ, completing in 56 hours and 5 minutes. This video shows…

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Second Hong Kong Cross Harbor Swimmer Passes Away In Hospital

A participant of the 2016 Hong Kong Cross Harbor race that was listed in critical condition has died, marking the 2nd death of this year’s open water event.

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The 5th Tel Aviv Port2Port Take Place Oct. 28th

The 5th Tel Aviv Corny Port2Port swim is due to take place on October 28th. The urban-coast scenic Port2Port swim,…

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Brad Snyder To Take On 2-Mile Alcatraz Swim For Sight Sunday

Five-time Paralympic gold medalist Brad Snyder will compete in Sunday’s 2-mile open water Alcatraz Swim For Sight event to raise funds and awareness for visual impairments.

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Annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor Race Resulted In 1 Death, 1 Critical

The annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor race took place this past Saturday, October 15th, but a tragedy was part of this year’s event.

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Rio Reflections with Open Water Olympian Haley Anderson

Two time Olympian Haley Anderson became the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in open water swimming by winning a silver medal in the women’s 10K at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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Italians Ruffini and Bruni Sweep Hong Kong World Cup

Around 60 swimmers (36 men, 26 women) took the plunge today (October 15) in Hong Kong, for the seventh and…

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Oleksiak, Condorelli Named Canadian Swimmers of the Year

16-Year old Penny Oleksiak has been named the Canadian Swimmer of the Year.


A Pool Swimmer vs. The Waves

A few days ago, when I took on my first open water race, it was not the most comfortable experience.


Irish Husband-Wife Duo set North Channel Records in Same Month

Irish husband and wife set two new records within the same month, both swimming The North Channel

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Mantz Leads Swimming and Diving at Lake Champlain Open Water Swim

The Lake Champlain Open Water Swim is nearly a four-mile swim.

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