Open Water

Radford Grabs Fifth New Zealand Open Water Swimming Title

Kane Radford has notched up his fifth consecutive national title in the 10km New Zealand Open Water Championships at Lake Taupo today.


Orca hires Ty Stevens as new brand manager for US

Ty Stevens, U.S. Orca Brand Manager: “I have been familiar with the Orca brand since my early days as a triathlete. Orca has always maintained a high level of respect within the triathlon community, and I look forward to carrying on its great heritage”

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12 Reasons Why You Will Love SwimSwam Magazine

# 1 – SwimSwam Magazine is the opposite of every swimming magazine you have seen in the past.

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Italian Open Water Team Sets Up Next 2 Months Of Olympic Training Plan

The Italian open water team, including Olympic qualifiers Bruni, Ruffini, and Vanelli, has set its training schedule moving forward to Rio.

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Mexico To No Longer Host Open Water Junior Worlds, Grand Prix in 2016

Mexico will no longer host a pair of major FINA open water events in 2016 according to a document on the Brazilian Swimming Federation’s site – most notably, Mexico will no longer host the 2016 Open Water Junior World Championships.

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Second Leg of FINA Open Water Grand Prix Cancelled

FINA has just announced that the second leg of its 2016 Open Water Swimming Grand Prix has been cancelled.

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Ana Marcela Cunha Named Brazilian Athlete of the Year By COB

25km open water World Champion Ana Marcela Cunha has been named Brazil’s female Athlete of the Year by the Brazilian Olympic Committee.

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7 Ways to Prepare for a Marathon Open Water Swim

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.

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Peterson And Jennings Win King & Queen Of The Sea

Americans Chip Peterson and Christine Jennings won the 3-part King & Queen of the Sea open water series in Brazil.

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Chinese Swimmer Dies in Open Water Competition in the Philippines

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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IRONMAN Champion Caroline Steffen signs with TYR Sport

“I am very excited to be a part of the TYR family,” began Steffen. “From the material to the design, every product looks sharp and performs great.”

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USOC: Rio Water Risks Can Be Temporarily Mitigated

“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 Launches Print Magazine

SwimSwam Magazine is the exact opposite of every swimming magazine you have seen in the past.


Lesley Paterson on Finishing the Season Strong

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.

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Hundreds “Swim the Bay” in Barbados!

Three hundred and five swimmers converged on the spectacular Carlisle Bay in Barbados this past weekend for the fourth annual Barbados Open Water Festival.

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