Open Water

USA Open Water Swimming World Championships Roster Set

Andrew Gemmell is one of eight members on the Team USA Swimming’s open water squad that will race in Barcelona this summer. Gemmell, a 2012 Olympian, will likely contend for a spot on the pool squad too. Photo: Mike Lewis,


Two Bridges, Two Races: CIBBOWS Season Opener

“Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers, better known as CIBBOWS, kicked off their 2013 season with the Two Bridges 2.5K and 5K swims in Poughkeepsie, New York.” (Photo Credit: Jake R. Bright)

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Olympians Fight Cancer at Swim Across America Clinic in Dallas June 7-9

“5-time Olympic Medalist and Mutual of Omaha BREAKout! Swim Clinic founder, Josh Davis, partners with Swim Across America to fight cancer.”

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Open Water Swimming: off to a good start

Swimmers running in at the start of the 2011 Coronado Island 4th of July open water race. Photo: Mike Lewis,

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Race Panic During Open Water Swimming and Triathlons

FROM DR. ANDREW CHADEAYNE, INVENTOR OF SWIMSPRAY After years of staring at a black line, many former collegiate swimmers branch out…


Britain Officially Names Open Water Team for World Championships

Though the selection meets were ended after the Portuguese National Championships a few weeks ago, on Friday British Swimming officially…


Getting ready for Summer Open Water Swims

2013 USA Swimming 10K Open Water national Champions and 2012 Olympian Alex Meyer utilized the speed he developed in his pool training to close the deal on the finish of this year’s world championship qualifier. Photo: Mike Lewis,

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Chloe McCardel in Florida Preparing for the big swim

Chloe McCardel is preparing to swim from Cuba to the United States – unassisted by a shark cage or protective swimwear.

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Craig Dietz Conquers 2013 Sharkfest

Craig Deitz finished the 1.5 mile swim in 54.37 . Of the 800 swimmers, Craig finished ahead of over 125 of them.

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USA Open Water Nationals Recap

Open water swimmers contend with much rougher conditions during the 5K at Lake Castaic. Photo Mike Lewis,

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Ireland’s Chris Bryan Wins Portuguese OW Championship; Brits Pick Worlds Swimmers

Ireland’s Chris Bryan led the last 4000 meters in Portugal to win a frigid Portuguese National Championship race. (Stock Photo: Mike Lewis)

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Craig Deitz to swim in Sharkfest 2013

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” -Thomas Paine

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Haley Anderson Wins 5KM Race at 2013 US Open Water Worlds Trials

Haley Anderson, the champion of the women’s 5km race at the 2013 U.S. Open Water National Championships. (Photo: Mike Lewis/


Redemption: Andrew Gemmell Wins 2013 US Title in 5km, Headed to Barcelona

After a tough finish in the 10km race, Andrew Gemmell was all smiles when he won the men’s 5km race and earned a spot for the World Championships. (Photo: Mike Lewis/


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