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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 [...]

Hot, Happy Times In Brazil With Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With coach Ricardo Cintra, world champion Poliana Okimoto, coach Fernando Alves Possenti, world champion Ana Marcela Cunha, coach Kiko Klaser, FINA World Cup leader Allan Do Carmo, Diogo Andrade [...]

Ana Marcela Cunha Breaks Out Of Pack To Win

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In today's FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup event during the Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean week in Roberval, Quebec, Canada, Brazilian world champion Ana Marcela Cunha continued [...]

Brazil Goes 1-2 Again, This Time In Setúbal Bay

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. From the 2008 World Open Water Swimming Championships to the last year's FINA World Championships and many domestic and international events sandwiched between, Ana Marcela Cunha and Poliana Okimoto [...]

Feeding The Open Water Swimmers

Photo courtesy of Dr. Jim Miller. Because of the strong winds and turbulence in the offshore waters of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the course was slightly modified and the feeding pontoons were discarded in a [...]

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