The largest-ever fields in the event’s history are gathering in Gravelines, France, for the second stop of the LEN European Open Water Cup. The discipline’s greatest stars will line up for the race, Olympic and World champions – altogether 211 swimmers.
The 2008 10km Olympic qualifier and 2017 Winter World Championships bronze medalist will attempt a two-way English Channel swim in July, raising money for Friends of the Earth.
50-year-old Ben Lecomte is attempting to swim 5,500 miles in about 180 days.
Nance, fourth from left, swam the channel in just under 14 hours in mid-May.
Brazil has named their roster for the 2018 FINA Open Water World Junior Championships.
Hundreds of swimmers from across the country will splash into Reston, Virginia’s Lake Audubon on Memorial Day weekend for the 31st annual Jim McDonnell Lake Swims (JMLS).
Haley Anderson was the first American woman to medal in Open Water. She won a silver medal in the 2012 Olympics in the 10k. Anderson also made the 2016 Olympic Team in Rio in the 10k.
Stéphane Lecat de la FFN en entrevue avec Trans-faire (e-campus) au sujet de la culture de la victoire en eau libre.
Italy’s Simone Ruffini and Arianna Bridi were the fastest today on Sunday in the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series in the Seychelles.
Make sure a pair of flip flops are in your bag this season, because if you’re a swimmer, than Northeast Florida is probably in your near future.
Chase Travis and Ivan Puskovitch both won Junior National Open Water titles in the 7.5K on Sunday.
Last year’s Junior National 5K winner Erica Sullivan won the National 5K on Sunday in Tempe.
Tennessee Swimming’s David Heron won the Men’s Open Water National 5K on Sunday for back-to-back titles.
The race times for Sunday’s Open Water National races have been bumped up.
Check out post race interviews from 10K Open Water National champions Jordan Wilimovsky and Ashley Twichell.