International Swim Across La Pérouse Channel

International Swim Across La Pérouse Channel Courtesy of Alexander Brylin, Sakhalin, Russia. Alexander Brylin is organizing the International Swim across the La Pérouse Channel, an unprecedented 40 km international relay between Sakhalin, Russia and Hokkaido, [...]

Breaststroke The Hard Way

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games coming up, the Olympic torch is being carried to the home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. It was carried over ice-cold rivers and mountains on its way to [...]

Ice Swimming At The Winter Olympics

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We do not think the water temperature at a potential ice swim at the Winter Olympics needs to be a specific water temperature. The water could be near 0ºC [...]

Meeting Of The Sun Unfolds

Open Water Source was privy to one of the most fascinating and beautiful open water swimming brochures ever created. Sergey Novikov, Founder and President of the Russian American Community Association and President of Meeting of [...]

Crossing The Bering Strait, The Long Course

The members of the International Relay Swim Across The Bering Strait including 45 swimmers from the UK, USA, Canada, China, Czech Republic and Russia.The individuals are all experienced ice- and cold-water swimmers who have trained [...]