When Olympic Dreams Start Young

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Two medal favorites for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Rio de Janeiro next year are Allan Do Carmo (men) and Ana Marcela Cunha (women). These two Brazilian heroes [...]

The Internationalization Of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The photo of Yasunari Hirai (silver medal from Japan), Allan Do Carmo (gold medal from Brazil) and Richard Weinberger (bronze medal from Canada) is illustrative of the internationalization of [...]

Mainstone Rhys To The Occasion In Lac Mégantic

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Several world-class athletes flew directly from Kazan, Russia at the 2015 FINA World Championships to Québec, Canada to participate in the 10 km Traversée internationale du lac Mégantic. The [...]

How Close Is Close?

Photo and video of the finish of the men's 10 km Olympic 10K Marathon qualifying swim in Kazan, Russia is courtesy of Rai Sport, a race won by Jordan Wilimovsky. Watch the final sprint to [...]

Rei E Rainha Do Mar Kicks Off In 2015

Photos courtesy of Soraya Siviero at the Rei e Rainha do Mar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Text courtesy of Vanessa Siviero. Sunday opens the first stage of the Circuito Rei e Rainha do Mar [...]

Allan Do Carmo vs Chip Peterson In Rio

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is difficult to clearly see in the video above but Allan Do Carmo and Chip Peterson had quite a battle on their anchor leg of the King and [...]

Running Towards The Finish

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With fewer than 600 days before the next Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and fewer than 200 days before the first Olympic marathon swimming [...]

Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Debate

Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Debate Courtesy of WOWSA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With less than 2 years before the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, there is an internal debate regarding the recommendations of the local Brazilian [...]

They Learn To Swim In The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Allan Lopes Mamédio do Carmo is joining fellow winner of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup series Ana Marcela Cunha at the King and Queen of the Sea [...]

Blooming In Brazil, Changing Of The Guard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Brazil is hot right now, especially with 25-year-old Allan do Carmo and 22-year-old Ana Marcela Cunha standing on top of the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup standings. Together [...]

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