Last summer, Mason represented Team Great Britain at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, where he raced to a 42nd-place finish in the 5K contest.
Looking to improve his 10k prospects, Thursday morning’s top qualifier in the men’s 400 free started training with Team Santa Monica this fall.
Six swimmers have been named to British Swimming’s open water roster for the 2019 World Championships, including Jack Burnell and Danielle Huskisson.
47-year-old Steve West of Irvine Novaquatics broke his year-old Masters world record for the 45-49 age group in the 100 breast with a 1:04.99.
Watch as Katie Ledecky and Jordan Wilimovsky qualify for 2020 Olympic Trials and win their respective races by over 13 seconds.
Katie Ledecky will swim the women’s 800 freestyle on the opening night of U.S. Winter Nationals.
No other 16-year-old has been under 23 in the United States this year, and only Michael Andrew has been faster in the 18 & under range.
Terrapin Swim Club’s Andrei Minakov, 16, came within two tenths of his 100 fly 15-16 national age group record Saturday.
Kenisha Liu (Brea Aquatics) has won 4 events through 2 days of competition.