Open Water

Open Water National Champ Becca Mann Turns Pro, Won’t Swim NCAA At USC

Two-time open water U.S. National champ Becca Mann has turned professional, forgoing her final two seasons of NCAA competition for USC to focus on next year’s Olympic qualifying in open water swimming.

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Ashley Twichell Almost Beats the Boys at the 2018 Tiburon Mile

Ashley Twichell finished the 2018 Tiburon Mile just 6 seconds behind the men’s champion. It was her 4th-straight title in the women’s race.

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USA Swimming Names 24 Swimmers to 2018 Open Water Select Camp

In addition to the coaching staff, 3 current and former USA Swimming Open Water National Team members, including the defending World Champion in the 5k Ashley Twichell (above), will attend.

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Italy Claims European Open Water Trophy Over French, Dutch

The Italians won the Open Water Trophy at the European Championships with 175 points.

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Russia Moves to Top of All-Time European Aquatics Championships Medals

Thanks to 23 gold medals in Glasgow, including 10 earned in pool swimming, Russia has passed Germany for the top of the all-time medals table across disciplines, based on a traditional Gold-Silver-Bronze sort.

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Wilimovsky, Anderson Sweep Pan Pacs 10K Open Water Golds

Jordan Wilimovsky won his third medal of 2018 Pan Pacs with a hard-fought 10K open water victory, while Haley Anderson battled back over the final lap to win the women’s event.

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17th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim Sunday, August 19th

The RCP Tiburon Mile is coming up August 19th, 2018. Olympic and World Champions, as well as avid open water swimmers of all ages and levels converge in the San Francisco Bay, California to battle it out.

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Dutch Win Relay, Rasovszky, Bridi Win 25k To Close Euros Open Water

Hungarian Kristof Rasovszky won the men’s 25k to give him two gold and three total medals for the Open Water competition at the European Championships.

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LA County Reclaims National Title – 2018 USLA National Lifeguard Championships

Hayden Hemmens from Newport Beach Ocean Lifeguard Assoc. wins Men’s overall title and LA County’s Jenna Solberg Takes Home Women’s overall points title for third consecutive year

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Xin Xin, Christian Reichert Dominate Lac Megantic 10K Race

Courtesy: FINA China’s Xin Xin and Germany’s Christian Reichert were the best out of 44 swimmers (22 men, 22 women)…

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Water Temps Check In at 25.9C (78.6F) for Pan Pacs Open Water

The open water race course is well-within the FINA temperature standards for Tuesday morning’s open water events.

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2018 USLA National Championships, Beach Flags and Ironguard Finals

LA County Surf Life Saving Association (Calif.) Opens up a Large Lead with Monmouth County (N.J.) Following in Second Place

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USLA Lifeguard Championships Underway in Virginia

Age Group Champions Crowned in Surf Boat Race, Surf Ski Race, American Ironwoman, American Ironman and Beach Flags Events; Competition Continues Friday at 8:00 a.m. 

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Weertman’s Photo Finish Win Gives Dutch Sweep Of OW 10k In Glasgow

Ferry Weertman won gold in the men’s 10k at the European Championships after the judges required a photo finish to determine the winner.

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Van Rouwendaal, Rasovszky Win European 5K Open Water Titles

Sharon van Rouwendaal won gold in the women’s Open Water 5k at the European Championships.

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