Open Water

Photo Vault: 46th Annual Seal Beach Rough Water Swim

It was a perfect day for an open water race in Southern California on Saturday, when Seal Beach Swim Club…

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Challenge Family Americas and Finis ink U.S. Series Sponsorship

The FINIS Swim Leg will feature prominently at races across the United States.

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Carolina Aquatics 16-year-old Seth Kurtz wins 39th annual 12.5-mile Swim Around Key West

The 12.5-mile open water “Swim Around Key West” event entered its 39th season over the weekend in Florida, with South Carolina 16-year-old Seth Kurtz taking home the win.

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Racing for Brain Trauma Awareness: The 3rd Annual Ocean Games

When a motorcycle accident in 2007 left founder and race director Corey Davis with a traumatic brain injury, rendering him unable to walk, the Johns Hopkins Brain and Stroke Rehabilitation Program became his hope.


Video Interview: TSM head coach Dave Kelsheimer on training in a redshirt year

Team Santa Monica head coach Dave Kelsheimer talks about what’s planned for the redshirt year of Jordan Wilimovsky and Brendan Casey, who are coming back to train with him in preparation for 2016 Olympic Trials.

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Video Interview: Wilimovsky and Casey discuss redshirt year plans

Brendan Casey (left) and Jordan Wilimovsky (right) of Team Santa Monica talk about their decision to redshirt next season while preparing for 2016 Olympic Trials.


TSM’s Wilimovsky and Casey Take Olympic Redshirt Year

TSM distance stars Brendan Casey (left) and Jordan Wilimovsky (right) have elected to take a redshirt year to prepare for 2016 Olympic Trials with their club coach, Dave Kelsheimer.


Canada’s Lac Magog withdraws from FINA’s Open Water World Cup, cites high hosting costs

Canada’s Lac Magog will drop off of FINA’s Open Water World Cup series for 2015 after event organizers withdrew their 10K and 34K events.


How to Conquer The 7 Most Dangerous Swims

The world’s seven toughest open water swims…

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Eva Fabian: From the Open Water to the Ivy League

Yale University’s Eva Fabian is not your average collegiate swimmer. At just 21 years old, Eva has already established herself as an international champion in open water events and as a force to be reckoned with in NCAA distance swimming circles.

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Sharkfest Swims Come to the Midwest

The presence of sharks is no longer limited to oceanic waters – there are sharks everywhere! And, this summer, you’ll find them in two Midwest locations – Chicago and Indianapolis.

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Swimming in the ocean; managing rip currents and other hazards

Swimming in the ocean is a blast. In addition to the freedom of swimming without boundaries, and the beauty of…

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Australia Finalizes World Championships Open Water Rosters

Gubecka is one of eight swimmers on the open water team, named by Swimming Australia, based on results from the FINA World Cup in Cozumel, Mexico and the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships earlier this year.

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Barbados beckons Open Water Swimmers

The 4th Barbados Open Water Festival kicks off November 7th with the 1.5 km race and “Just for Fun swim”, followed by the 5km race and beach party on November 8th.

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Jack Fabian, Tyler Fenwick to Lead Team USA Open Water Rosters

USA Swimming today announced its open water head coaches for this summer’s Pan American Games and World University Games.

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