Two-time open water U.S. National champ Becca Mann has turned professional, forgoing her final two seasons of NCAA competition for USC to focus on next year’s Olympic qualifying in open water swimming.
The RCP Tiburon Mile is coming up August 19th, 2018. Olympic and World Champions, as well as avid open water swimmers of all ages and levels converge in the San Francisco Bay, California to battle it out.
14-year-old Claire Tuggle has moved into the top 5 in USA Swimming 13-14 age group history with a 4:44.91 in the 400 meter IM.
Leah Smith is the presumed runner-up in the women’s 1500, but with a handful of talented open water swimmers taking to the pool in Irvine, her position is in danger.
Cierra Runge and Ashley Twichell are among those that will vie for a podium spot.
Asia Seidt was the only swimmer to scratch out of an A-final on day 3 at the Columbus Pro Swim Series.
Leah Smith will contest the women’s 400 IM and 200 free on day 3 in Columbus.
Chase Kalisz will race his first event of the Pro Swim Series in Columbus on Friday: the 200 breaststroke.
Anton Ipsen, the 2018 NCAA Champion in the 1650 yard free, swam a season-best time on night 1 of the 2018 Pro Swim Series in Columbus.
Columbus will see a bit of a skeleton crew for SwimSquads – every team should have an empty spot amongst its starters, making contributions from the top-tier swimmers even more vital.
Last year’s Junior National 5K winner Erica Sullivan won the National 5K on Sunday in Tempe.
Ashley Twichell successfully defended her 10K open water national title to kick off the action this weekend in Tempe.
Jordan Wilimovsky will defend his 10K title this weekend at the U.S. Open Water Nationals in Tempe.
Haley Anderson captured the Crippen Cup 10k crown over the weekend.
We’ll see 3 reigning NCAA champions compete in their events tonight between Stanford’s Simone Manuel (100 free), Cal’s Kathleen Baker (200 back), and Stanford’s Ella Eastin (200 fly).