Open Water

Brits Poach Marseilles Sprint Coach; Payne Seeks New Training Grounds

Fran Halsall is one of the stars of the Loughborough sprint group that has a new coach. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Swimming for Fran: Two Years Later, Still Leading the Fight

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/

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Christy: What Do the Crippens’ Legal Filings Mean?

Swim News: In a story first broken by ESPN, the family of swimmer Fran Crippen initiated a civil action against FINA and USA Swimming in the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Swim Photo Credit: the swim pictures)

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Alex Meyer’s State of Open Water Swimming (Part 2 of 2)

Alex Meyer gives us his last three concerns about the future of open water swimming in part 2 of his editorial. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/

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Alex Meyer’s United States of Open Water Swimming (Part 1 of 2)

Alex Meyer is America’s Open Water Champion. He also believes pationately in it’s future in this country. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


2012 RCP Tiburon Mile TV Show Highlights

Swim Photo Credit: Christopher James Thompson


2012 European Open Water Swimming Championship – Stoychev gets first gold

Swim News: Swim Photo Credit: Mike Lewis / Ola Vista Photography @mike2swim

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SwimSwam News & Poll of the Week, Wednesday September 12th

The qualifying standards for the 2016 Olympic Trials should be based on… (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning,


Breaking: USA Swimming BOD Approves Funding for Open Water Coaches

After a vocal outcry from swimmers like Alex Meyer, USA Swimming’s Board of Directors has decided to fund coaches for the FINA World Cup series. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Garrett Reports: SwimSwam News, Monday September 10th

SwimSwam brought you the RCP Tiburon Sprint Classic and Tiburon Mile over the weekend, but that wasn’t the only racing taking place. (Photo Courtesy © Mike Lewis,

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Deja Vu All Over Again in Tiburon Mile

Swim News: “…but there was a point in the race, with 500 meters to go, that Gorman had the lead over the men!” (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis,


RACE VIDEO, Schneider wins $10,000 Tiburon Sprint

Swim News plus Swimming Video: Josh Schneider wins $10,000 in the 2012 Tiburon Sprint Classic! (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/


Schneider Wins Tiburon Sprint; Rowdy Bests Vanderpool-Wallace

Josh Schneider conquered his second-straight Tiburon Sprint Classic title. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/