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, OlaVistaPhotography.com
“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)
photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com
“5-time Olympic Medalist and Mutual of Omaha BREAKout! Swim Clinic founder, Josh Davis, partners with Swim Across America to fight cancer.”
Swimmers running in at the start of the 2011 Coronado Island 4th of July open water race. Photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com
FROM DR. ANDREW CHADEAYNE, INVENTOR OF SWIMSPRAY After years of staring at a black line, many former collegiate swimmers branch out…
Though the selection meets were ended after the Portuguese National Championships a few weeks ago, on Friday British Swimming officially…
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, OlaVistaPhotography.com
Chloe McCardel is preparing to swim from Cuba to the United States – unassisted by a shark cage or protective swimwear.
Craig Deitz finished the 1.5 mile swim in 54.37 . Of the 800 swimmers, Craig finished ahead of over 125 of them.
Open water swimmers contend with much rougher conditions during the 5K at Lake Castaic. Photo Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com
Ireland’s Chris Bryan led the last 4000 meters in Portugal to win a frigid Portuguese National Championship race. (Stock Photo: Mike Lewis)
“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” -Thomas Paine
Haley Anderson, the champion of the women’s 5km race at the 2013 U.S. Open Water National Championships. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
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/OlaVistaPhotography.com)