Open Water


Competitors from Virginia Beach, Hampton Beach, Jones Beach, Monmouth County, Capitola Beach, Pompano Beach, Hollywood Beach, Sussex County, San Luis Obispo, Long Beach Island and LA County Lifesaving Associations Win Titles at USLA Nationals

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Colorado Man Completes All-Butterfly Catalina Channel Swim on 3rd Try

Swimming the Catalina Channel is an impressive feat in and of itself. But one man took it a step further…


Entry Lists for 2018 Pan Pacs Open Water Races Posted

Erica Sullivan (above) was the only American pool swimmer to take advantage of the option to swim open water as well.


Championnats d’Europe Juniors 2018 à Malte: la France domine

La France remporte l’or dans 4 des 6 épreuves individuelles au programme des Championnats d’Europe Juniors 2018 à Malte.

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Italians Win Double Gold at Open Water Cup in Navia

The Italians, Pasquale Sanzullo and Veronica Santoni, doubled down the titles in the 4th leg of the LEN European Open Water Cup in Navia. What’s more, in the men’s event they did a complete sweep of the medals.

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Brazilians Win Four Medals at Lac St. Jean Marathon Swim World Series

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha and Viviane Jungblut topped the women’s podium, while Fernando Ponte and Diogo Villarinho earned silver and bronze on the men’s side at the Lac St. Jean Marathon Swim World Series.

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U.S. Open Water Pan Pacs Team Will Be Allowed To Add Pool Swims

Athletes who have qualified for the Pan Pacific Championships in open water swimming will be able to add pool events (and vice versa) in Tokyo, USA Swimming has confirmed.

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Brinegar, Sullivan Headline US World Junior Open Water Champs Team

High school seniors Michael Brinegar and Erica Sullivan are among the 12 athletes who will represent the U.S. in Israel.

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Open Water Marathon Swimmer Abby Bergman Completes Triple Crown

Courtesy: Entering the choppy waters of the Hudson River at Pier A on Saturday morning, Abby Bergman was part…

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France Dominates European Junior Open Water Championships

The French claimed four out of six titles in the individual races at the European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Malta. Sadly, the relay events were cancelled on the last day.

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Vanderkaay, Bergmann Pace Field at Brogan Open Water Classic

Courtesy: Brogan Open Water Classic OHIO Masters Swim Club hosted the 29th Annual Brogan Open Water Classic on July 14…

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Wilimovsky on Pool/OW Training: “Trying to make sure I can do it all”

Jordan Wilimovsky has seen immense success both in the pool and in open water, but “it’s all distance” to him.

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German extreme swimmer Nathalie Pohl Wins 20 Bridges Swim in Manhattan

Nathalie Pohl completed the 46-kilometre 20 Bridges Swim, formerly known as the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, in 8:12:37 hours as the third fastest European woman in the history of the swim and became the first German woman to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming.


8-Time Worlds Medalist Drattsev Headlines Russia’s OW Roster for Euros

Scotland’s Loch Lomond will play host to open water swimming at the 2018 European Championships.

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Rasovszky Beat French World Champs at Open Water Cup in Barcelona

Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky won his second race in the season, just as in last year he came first in Barcelona, ahead of France’s world champions Marc-Antoine Olivier and Axel Reymond.

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