Open Water

2018 Junior Pan Pacs Open Water Race Cancelled

The open water portion of the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships has been cancelled to allow athletes to focus on the World Junior Open Water Championships the following month.

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Open Water Planet: Triton Southern Cross 5k Champs (Video Interview)

Video is courtesy of Open Water Planet and the Triton Series. 

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: East 800 Free Relays Soar

At USA Swimming’s Winter Junior Championships – East, the opening night saw two of the best age group 800 free relays in history, punctuated by two of the best leadoff splits in age group history.


Nagaraja Becomes First Canadian, Indian to Swim Strait of Magellan

47-year-old Madhu Nagaraja successfully swam the Strait of Magellan on November 29th.


Tempe Set To Host 2018 U.S. Open Water Nationals

The 2018 Open Water National Championships will take place in Tempe, Arizona.


Crawlman Swimrun Event – Rapidly Growing Two Person Team Sport

Swimrun is a rapidly growing two person team sport which began as a drunken bet in a bar in the Swedish Archipelago off the coast of Stockholm. There are now over 300 swim run races held all over the world with several in the USA.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Grothe of a Post-grad Distance Star

For many, the end of college marks the end of a competitive swimming career. For Zane Grothe, it was only a beginning.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Int’l Virtual Dual Comes Down To 400 FR

400 freestylers Nathan Wells and Ross Hill still had their event to come, and blasted a 1-2 finish that secured an international virtual dual meet win for Loughborough University of Great Britain.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Drabot With The Dagger

At the Art Adamson Invite this weekend, Drabot blasted the nation’s fastest 200 fly time – and not only that, a time that would have earned second place at last year’s NCAA Championships.


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.


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.


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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