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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Courtesy of Science and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research, California. Open water swimmers often worry about - and the media often mentions - sharks as the apex predators in the ocean. Channel swimmers and their crews from Molokai to Rottnest have long
When you customize swimsuits, you are spending a lot of money to get something that best suits your own needs and your personality. Since you are spending a lot of money, you expect your men’s and women’s swim team suits to last f
Notes from the editor: Many high school teams are beginning their competition season this weekend and a majority of the
The post The Ultimate Swimming Survey appeared first on Swimming World News. ByChandler Brandes, Swimming World College Intern. I asked 453 of my closest swimming friends, teammates, coaches and fans (thanks for the help, social media) to take this s
The post Ranomi Kromowidjojo Anchors Dutch to Stunning Relay Win at Euros appeared first on Swimming World News. Mere minutes after winning gold in the 50 fly, the Netherlands’Ranomi Kromowidjojowas back in the water to anchor the Netherlan
Courtesy of Studio 10, Australia. Annette Kellerman, a biographer of an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer from Australia. The Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre is an indoor swimming pool in Kellerman's hometown of Marrickvill
Swim season doesn’t necessarily end when the temperatures drop. However, the way you outfit yourself at meets and practices will change. There are many types of swim apparel that will help you stay warm while you are on the sidelines so you
By: Reach for the Wall Staff We’ve been notified that the MCSL is looking to update their logo to commemorate
The post Ranomi Kromowidjojo Takes 50 Fly Gold at Europeans appeared first on Swimming World News. Competing in a field withoutSarah Sjostrom, who missed out on the final, the Netherlands’Ranomi Kromowidjojodominated the final of the women&
Courtesy of Track.RS, North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. In the biographical drama film Hidden Figures, African-American female mathematicians served critical roles at NASA during the early years of the United States space program i
Every swim practice you go to is preparing you for that next meet so you can perform your best. While practice is an important part of being ready to do your best, there are other things you can do to ensure you can swim your fastest. The following a
By: Reach for the Wall Staff The high school swim season kicked off this past week with a few private
The post Sarah Koehler Out-Duels Boglarka Kapas for 800 Free Euro Title appeared first on Swimming World News. Germany’sSarah Koehlerled for most of the race in the women’s 800 free final at the European Short Course Championships
Photo courtesy of Ricardo Moreno; report courtesy of Guilherme Freitas. Nearly 4,000 people participated in the Travessia da Fuga das Ilhas, part of the 4-race Circuito Aqua series, on December 11th. The swimmers are taken by schooners to start on th
While custom t-shirts aren’t necessarily a necessity, they can be useful for a number of reasons. If you’ve been considering purchasing custom screen printed t-shirts along with your team swimming suits, it can be useful to consid
The post Matteo Rivolta Leads Italian 1-2 in Men’s 100 Fly Euro Final appeared first on Swimming World News. Italy’sMatteo Rivoltatouched out countrymanPiero Codiaforthe win in the men’s 100 fly at the European Champions
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Guillermo Brtola of Argentina and Xavier Desharnais of Canada have both long traveled around the world competing in a number of races on the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix and on the FINA 10K Mara
While most people think of custom swim suits when it comes to the apparel they need for competitive swimming, this isn’t the only thing you will need, especially if you continue to swim during the colder months of the year. In addition to y
The post Katinka Hosszu First Through to Women’s 100 IM European Final appeared first on Swimming World News. Just 20 minutes after winning gold in the women’s 100 back,Katinka Hosszuwas back in the pool for the 100 IM semis, and
Courtesy of Derrick Frazer, Big Bay Events, South Africa. The Barker Rock Swim includes a 1.6 km and 3.2 km ocean swim on the Barker Rock Route in Clifton 3rd Beach on December 16th 2017 (Reconciliation Day in South Africa). For more information abou
The post Kliment Kolesnikov Shatters Own World Junior Record in 100 Back Semis appeared first on Swimming World News. Russia’sKliment Kolesnikovbroke his third world junior record in two days at the European Short Course Championships, taki
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kimberley Chambers took a difficult 19 hours 27 minutes to swim across the Molokai Channel from Molokai Island to Oahu in 2012. She will return - at least on movie screens - in 2018. Kim Swims, a docum
The post Katinka Hosszu Wins Second Gold of Europeans in 100 Back appeared first on Swimming World News. For the second day in a row, Hungary’sKatinka Hosszudid not come close to her world record in one of her signature events, and once aga
Courtesy of Satiro Sodr, Guilherme Freitas, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Over 3,000 swimmers participated in the Rei e Rainha do Mar's 10 km Super Challenge, 5 km Challenge, 2.5 km Classic and 1 km Sprint races on Copacabana Beach this w
The post Peter Bernek Goes Wire-to-Wire in 400 IM, Breaks 4:00 for Gold appeared first on Swimming World News. Hungary’sPeter Bernekpulled ahead from the first 50 meters in the men’s 400 IM final at the European Championships, and
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach. Cameron Bellamy from Cape Town, South Africa attempted the latest crossing on record of the Tsugaru Channel in late October. He has been successful in his other channel swims and rowing, cycling and triathlon endu
The post Charlotte Bonnet Leads Kromowidjojo, Sjostrom, Pellegrini Into 100 Free Final appeared first on Swimming World News. France’sCharlotte Bonnetled the way into a star-studded final of the women’s 100 free at the European Ch
Courtesy of Betina Lorscheitter, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There is no open water race in the world where the start and finish are as competitive or as important as the relay race at the Rei e Rainha do Mar (King and Queen of the Sea)
The post Kirill Prigoda Holds Off Marco Koch for 200 Breast Win appeared first on Swimming World News. Russia’sKirill Prigodafended off a late push from Germany’sMarco Kochto secure the European short course title in the men&#
Courtesy of Mateo Juri, Swim Cruise, Croatia. For more information, visit www.SwimCruise.com or www.Instagram.com/SwimCruise. To register, visit here or email Mateo.SwimCruise@gmail.com. Copyright 2008-2017 by World Open Water Swimming AssociationFro
The post Danas Rapsys Takes European Title in Men’s 200 Free appeared first on Swimming World News. Lithuania’sDanas Rapsys dominated the field in the men’s 200 free at the European Short Course Championships, finishing
Courtesy of FINA, Sanya, China. At the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Gala Soire des Etoiles, Ana Marcela Cunha of Brazil was announced as the 2017 FINA Best Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year for the fourth time in the eight years of the award. Her coa
The post 2017 European Short Course Championships: Day Two Finals Live Recap appeared first on Swimming World News. Follow along with full live coverage of thesecond day ofprelims at the 2017 European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen. The ses
Courtesy of FINA, Sanya, China. At the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Gala Soire des Etoiles, Marc-Antoine Olivier of France was announced as the 2017 FINA Best Male Open Water Swimmer of the Year. His coach Philippe Lucas was selected as the FINA Open Wat
The post ACC Divers Claim First Two Golds at 2017 USA Diving Winter National Championships appeared first on Swimming World News. GREENSBORO, N.C. The town known for Atlantic Coast Conference excellence certainly lived up to the hype Wednesday aftern
Courtesy of WOWSA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Guillermo Brtola from Argentina won the 63rd Traverse internationale du lac St-Jean in Quebec, Canada in a course record of 6 hours 19 minutes in 2017 less than 4 seconds over Canadian Philippe Guertin. It w
The post USA Water Polo Matches Rescheduled in View of Thomas Fire appeared first on Swimming World News. OriginalMatch Huntington Beach, CA – December 11 – Due to the ongoing Thomas Fire and resulting air quality concerns all act
Courtesy of Sharon van Rouwendaal under French coach Philippe Lucas. How does an Olympic 10 km marathon swimming champion train? Through killer workouts at a killer pace at killer intervals with a killer mindset. And occasionally a set of 20 x 200m b
The post 2017 European Short Course Championships: Day Two Prelims Live Recap appeared first on Swimming World News. Follow along with full live coverage of thesecond day ofprelims at the 2017 European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen. The se
Courtesy of WOWSA, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With over 3,500 athletes participating in the sixth annual Rei e Rainha do Mar event (King and Queen of the Sea) on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, there were plenty of interesting sigh
The post Barrett and Swimming World Prevail in Katinka Hosszu Lawsuit Appeal appeared first on Swimming World News. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Olympic swimmer Katinka Hosszu a
Courtesy of WOWSA, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Poliana Okimoto gave a speech of gratitude and appreciation at the 2017 Rei e Rainha do Mar event (King and Queen of the Sea) on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Pedro Rego Monte
The post LEN Announces New Project “Getting Europe Swimming Safely” appeared first on Swimming World News. Last year at the European Aquatics Championships in London, LEN, in association with the European Life-Saving Federation an
Courtesy of WOWSA, Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Christiane Fanzeres, an information technologist and data analyst, served as the administrator responsible for open water swimming with the Brazilian Swimming Federation before she was na
The post Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Backstroke Kicking And Speed Play appeared first on Swimming World News. Welcome to Swimming Worlds Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This weeks set is an aerobic backstroke set. The set moves
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Guillermo Brtola of Argentina won his 5th consecutive Beach Biathlon (1 km ocean swim + 2.5 km beach run) before winning the 2.5 km Classic ocean swim in Rio de Janeiro at the Rei e Rainha do Mar (King
The post Top Five Division III Men’s Swimming Title Contenders Through December 2017 appeared first on Swimming World News. By Kevin Donnelly, Swimming World College Intern. With the conclusion of midseason meets at the NCAA level, there is
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Anna Olasz, who finished 14th at the 10 km marathon swim at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Copacabana Beach. The Hungarian swimmer who recently graduated from Arizona State University remembers her expe
The post LumaLanes Performance of the Week: Ariarne Titmus Breaks Aussie Record appeared first on Swimming World News. This weeks Performance Of The Week, sponsored by LumaLanes, goes to Ariarne Titmus for her Australian record performance in the 400
Courtesy of Cristian Vergara, Patagonia, Chile. Thought I'd write you a note to let you know of what is going on in Patagonia with regards to swimming. On November 29th, American Michelle Macy broke Lynne Cox's record for the fastest female crossing