Open Water

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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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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Kansas Women, Cincinnati Men Win Inaugural CSCAA Open Water Champs

Complete Results The 2016 Collegiate Swim Coaches’ Association of American (CSCAA) Open Water National Championships, the first-ever edition of the…

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