Ana Marcela Cunha Outlasts The Marathoners

Interview of Ana Marcela Cunha in Kazan at the FINA World Championships. Brazil's Ana Marcela Cunha averaged a 1:15 pace per 100 meters in winning the 25 km FINA World Championships this year, a comfortable [...]

Is She The Greatest?

Photos by Giorgio Perottino for Deepbluemedia. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ana Marcela Cunha not only defended her 25 km world title, but she collected her seventh career world championship medal with her [...]

The Eyes Of The Judges Overrule Transponders

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers often wear transponders when competing in professional marathon races and other open water swimming competitions around the world. The transponders are often worn on their wrists [...]

Sunburned And Spent, Swimmers On The Mend

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After a tough race in a sun-drenched environment like Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the professional marathon swimmers from around the world all do various things the next day. They [...]

Separation In The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The mixing of the genders in an elite open water swimming competition causes all kinds of changes. When it happened in the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix race [...]

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