Open Water

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Regan Smith, Riptide

It’s been quite a week of 100 backstrokes for 15-year-old Regan Smith.

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Swimming Canada Pulls Athletes from World University Games Open Water

29TH WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES (SUMMER UNIVERSIADE 2017) Sunday, August 20-Sunday, August 20, 2017 50-Meter Course Taipei, Taiwan National Taiwan Sport…


Gardner-Webb Alum Heather Roka Crosses English Channel

Roka was a collegiate swimmer for Gardner-Webb from 2004-2008, and credited her time at GWU as the inspiration for her swim.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: American Sprinting Is Back At Universiade

In 2015, there was a race among swimming fans to declare the death of American male sprinting. But we’re discovering in 2017 that like Mark Twain’s, reports of the American demise were greatly exaggerated.

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Italian Women Dominate Ohrid Lake Open Water Grand Prix

It was all Italy last Saturday at the Ohrid Lake Open Water Grand Prix stop in Macedonia.

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Two Teenagers Complete Solo Swim Of The Catalina Channel

Mia Thomas (16 years old) and Heloise Leblanc (17 years old) from San Diego County completed their solo swims across…


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sjostrom Strikes Back In Eindhoven

Sarah Sjostrom has already been tearing it up on the World Cup series, but this week, she very clearly went out of her way to earn SwimSwam’s prestigious Swim of the Week award.


French Win 4 Golds, Hungarians Tally 7 Medals At European OW Juniors

The European Junior Open Water Championships took place in Marseille over the weekend.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Two Fastest 50 Frees In History

One single race in Berlin this weekend launched the two fastest short course meter 50 freestyles in history in side-by-side lanes.


Strait Of Gibraltar Crossing

On 7th July 2017, Liz Denyer, Matt Duggan, Elliot Newsome and Claire Wilson swam across the Strait of Gibraltar from Europe to Africa.


Former University of Tennessee Swimmer Raising Refugee Awareness

Former University of Tennessee 12-time All-American Rick Henahan will swim 15.5 miles to raise money and awareness for refugees.


2017 USLA Nat’l Lifeguard Championships To Bring In Over 1,000

The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships will be held in Daytona Beach, Fla., with more than 1,000…

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel Nail WR

Like we did last week, we’re using our blueseventy Swim of the Week to count down the world records from the World Championships, this time focusing in on the world records from the second half of the meet: days 5 through 8.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Peaty Headlines First Half of Worlds

In the midst of the World Championships, we’re using our weekly Swim of the Week to rank down all the world record set so far, highlighting our #1 selection as the Swim of the Week.


Ana Marcela Cunha Ties Record for Most Open Water Worlds Medals

2017 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS – OPEN WATER July 15 – July 21 Lake Balaton, Hungary Meet Central Full Schedule…

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