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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 [...]

The Unique Randomness of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimming is typically a non-angular sport. There is a unique randomness to the open water. Although general patterns exist with tides and currents, any one location in [...]

Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Debate

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With less than 2 years before the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, there is an internal debate regarding the recommendations of the local Brazilian Olympic Organizing Committee and FINA as [...]

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 [...]

Allan Do Carmo and Rogerio Arapiraca Team Up

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Allan do Carmo expressed his heartfelt gratitude to his long-time coach Rogerio Arapiraca of Brazil. Over the last 8 years, the pair have been training and plotting to climb [...]

Team Brazil Is Making Waves

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Team Brazil was very impressive in Chun'an, China at last weekend's second-to-last stop on the 2014 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup. Of the 93 swimmers (48 men and [...]

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