Thomas Lurz

Brunemann 2 for 2 in South America Wins Second FINA Open Water World Cup

Emily Brunemann at 2012 USA Swimming Open Water Championships. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Team USA kicking off 2013 Open Water at FINA World Cup in Brazil

Ashley Twichell at the 2012 USA Swimming National Championships. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Bob Bowman to Join British Performance Review

As Michael Phelps walks away from the flashbulbs, Bob Bowman has already learned his first assignment as a part of the TSE Consulting group. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Live Streaming of Tiburon Sprint/Open Water Events This Weekend on SwimSwam

Tiburon mastermind Bob Placak stops for a shot with 2011 Open Water Champion Melissa Gorman, a former Open Water World Champion.

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British Swimming Names OW Star Lurz to 4-Man Review Panel

Open water star Thomas Lurz will be one of four members on British Swimming’s review panel.


RCP Tiburon Mile Video Highlights

“Tiburon masters swimmer Robert Placak, event founder, will celebrate The 13th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile the weekend of September 8-9th.”

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Ous Mellouli Golden in Olympic 10K Open Water

Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/, @Mike2swim


Olympic 10K Marathon Open Water Swim – Final Countdown

With less than 24 hours to go until the start of the women’s 10K marathon open water swim there is…

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Breaking it down: Olympic 10K Marathon Open Water Swimming

A breakdown of what to expect at London’s Serpentine: one of the best spectator courses in history. (Mike Lewis/

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10K Marathon Open Water Swimming Preview

What to watch for the London Olympic 10km Marathon Open Water Swimming Event

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FINA Announces 50 Invitees to London’s Serpentine

FINA has announced the qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics in open water swimming, after this past weekend’s men’s and…


Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte Named FINA World Swimmers of the Year

FINA have named Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin as their 2011 World Swimmers of the Year to match the pair’s…


Emily Brunemann Wins Second-Straight 10k, Germans Take Home Big Cash

Sunday, in the final race of the FINA open water 10km World Cup series in Hong Kong, American Emily Brunemann…

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Shanghai Roundup: FINA Hints at Release of Psych Sheets, China Slips in Diving, 5K Open Water

…The big news, that everyone has been waiting for, is the release of the psych sheets for the World Championships…