Open Water

2014 Open Water Nationals Moved From Wrightsville Beach Over Safety Concerns

The 2014 Open Water National Championships are not going to be at Wrightsville Beach, but they won’t travel far either.


Canada’s Hedlin Leads Charge at the Solstice 100 in La Jolla

Celebrating the turn back to more sunlight, the Wind-n-Sea Masters Swimming hosted the first annual “Solstice 100”  at the Coggan…

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International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2014 Inductees

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, a Hall of Fame group dedicated to open water swimming, has announced 7…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Brooke Bennett Officially On Comeback for 2016 Open Water

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Brooke Bennett is making a serious run at the 2016 Summer Olympics.


She’s on it – Keri-Anne Payne has Rio in her sights

Sky sports is reporting that Keri-Anne Payne, the silver medalist in the 10K at the 2008 Beijing Olympic is feeling…

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How to Flip Turn, dos and don’ts

There are two common mistakes that many swimmers of all abilities make when performing flip turns. The first and most frequently observed is gliding into the wall, causing the swimmer to lose speed thus slowing down the flip.

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Going big in Hawaii – Looong Distance Invitational Rough Water Swim

A lot of watermen will have their eyes trained on Oahu this weekend.  Sure there’s the Pipeline Masters surfing competition…

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New tool for open water swimmers

PACE PAL® is excited to announce its new patent pending Variable Ballast Training Buoy & Hydration Carrier for open water & pool swimmers is now available at the introductory price of $39.00 plus shipping. Pictured, below, this unique pull buoy includes a patent pending fastener system that allows full kicking from the hip; stays in place during long swims and high speed flip turns.

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Swimming Australia Seeks Open Water Coach and Performance Manager

Swimming Australia’s Director of High Performance Michael Scott: “The new Open Water Coach and Performance Manager will work to improve the pathway for potential open water swimmers in Australia, who ultimately have the ability to achieve consistent podium performances in open water swimming at international benchmark events.”

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Aaron Peirsol to compete at King & Queen of the Sea open water event in Brazil

The legendary backstroker will be back in competition at an open water event in Brazil.

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From the ocean to the pool – masters distance open water workout

This week a few of our team here in southern California hit the cool waters of the La Jolla Cove…

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Want to Swim the Swan River – Feature Video

Video is courtesy of Swimming Australia. Via Youtube: Registrations are now open at WHEN: Sunday 2 February 2014 To celebrate…

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Dreamfuel launches crowd-funding site for athletes with Plummer, Jennings on board

A crowd-funding platform for Olympic hopefuls launches today under the banner of Dreamfuel. Above is a video of one of Dreamfuel’s first campaigns, U.S. Olympic hopeful David Plummer.


Canada’s Newest Open Water Star a People’s Choice

It’s been a good year for Canada’s Eric Hedlin.   Hedlin became the 3rd fastest Canadian of all time in…

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