Open Water

Q&A: Wilimovsky Will Swim Pool & Open Water This Year

After U.S. Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky competed at Australia’s short course national meet last month, we caught up with him to get the scoop on his plans for the season. Most notable: he returns from Australia next month and will swim both open water and the pool 1500 this season.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Seliskar Sets Up Breaststroke Crossover

A national age group record-breaker and one of the fastest 200 breast prospects in history, Andrew Seliskar spent the first two years of his NCAA career swimming 200 fly instead.

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Triton Series Postpones SPI Open Water Festival To Spring

With the holidays approaching quickly, Triton announced this morning that the South Padre Island Open Water Festival will be rescheduled for the weekend of April 28-29, 2018.

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Americans Impress Against Swimmers From 17 Countries

The American pair of David Heron and Taylor Abbott dominated the Men’s 1.5K and 5K swims while American Pan Am Medalist Chelsea Colwill was in a league of her own in the 1.5K and 10K races and US Olympic medallist Ashley Whitney won the 5K at the 6th Barbados Open Water Festival last weekend.

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Horton Edges Out Paltrinieri In Local Ocean Race

Short-term trainingmates Mack Horton of Australia and Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy went 1-2 at the 2017 Hamilton Island Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim over the weekend in Queensland.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Mauro Castillo The Longhorn Killer

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Tips To Take Your Open Water Swimming To The Next Level

Plenty of swimmers have done an open water swim perhaps at a zone meet or even just as part of a Saturday practice that a coach required everyone to participate.

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Triton Kicks Off Sunshine Series With Holiday Open Water Weekend

Triton and Open Water Planet are encouraging you to upgrade your typical holiday festivities and celebrate on the beach!

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ipsen Goes 8:52

Swimming on the road in the frigid north this weekend, NC State senior Anton Ipsen brought the heat.

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Avram Iancu Nominated 2017 World Open Water Swimming Man Of The Year

Avram Iancu has been nominated for the 2017 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year award by the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA), based in California, USA.

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Open Water World Record Holder Monte Monfore Passes Away at 56

Open-water swimmer Monte Monfore passed way on Tuesday.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ledecky Regains The Throne

The 200 free is really the only event where anyone can challenge Katie Ledecky at this point. So it’s no surprise the ultra-competitive Stanford Cardinal found a way to take over the top time in the NCAA this season with a 1:41.60 at the U.S. College Challenge.

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Bridi & Ruffini Seal Up 2017 Marathon Swimming World Cup Titles In HK

The 2017 FINA/HOSA 10k Marathon Swimming World Cup wrapped up over the weekend, with the final of 7 stops having taken place in Hong Kong on Saturday, October 21st.

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How You Can Approach Your Open Water Fears As A Swimmer

The world of open water has exploded over the past decade with the open water race being added to the Olympic lineup at the 2008 Beijing games.

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