Xin Xin Marks The Top Spot

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Xin Xin nearly stood on the awards podium at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games 10 km marathon swim [see Copacabana Beach course above] as one of the mostly unknowns [...]

Germans Sweep British Open Water Championships

Courtesy of Swim Serpentine, Serpentine, England. The inaugural 2016 Swim Serpentine concluded in style today with an action-packed British Open Water Swimming Championships. The day got off to a damp start but the sunshine soon [...]

Andreas Waschburger Getting Prepared

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Andreas Waschburger of Germany finished eighth in the 2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in London. And he wants to have another shot at standing on the Olympic podium in [...]

Andreas Waschburger Wins Lac St-Jean 10K

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympian Andreas Waschburger led a group of 3 German teammates among the top 6 finishers at today's FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup event in lac St-Jean during [...]

Chip On The Shoulder Of Two Germans

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. He's baaaaackkkk. Well, almost. It has been many years since American Charles 'Chip' Peterson has been the alpha dog of the open water swimming world. With illnesses that have [...]

Olympian Duel In Fort Myers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the 10 km Crippen Cup this weekend in Fort Myers, Florida, Swim Canada simultaneously held its selection for its national open water team for the Pan Pacific Swimming [...]

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