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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 [...]

Will Open Water Swimming Species Be Upgraded?

We had absolutely fascinating discussion and lunch with Juan Enriquez, a former swimmer and water polo teammate who was the founding director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project. He is written on global [...]

At 38, Angela Maurer Is #3

It was sweet to see a 38-year-old come so close to capturing the gold medal - any medal - in the showcase 10 km marathon swim at the 2013 FINA World Championships. Few things are [...]

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