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Big Dogs To Fight Across The Midmar Mile

Courtesy of Lexie Kelly, aQuellé Midmar Mile, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Arguably, the most competitive, most highly anticipated open water race of the year will occur this Sunday at the Midmar Dam in Pietermaritzburg, South [...]

Ho, Marie, McGlen Favorites In South African Swims

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The XII CANA African Swimming Championships will conclude on Sunday, October 23rd with the African Open Water Swim Challenge at the Maselspoort Resort in South Africa. Swimming South Africa, [...]

Marcel Schouten Experiences Extreme Physicality

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The dislocated shoulder that Marcel Schouten experienced in the USA Swimming National Open Water Championships reminds us of the physicality that is rampant in the sport. The Dutch marathon [...]

Chad Ho, Swimming Out Of The Dark

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Next February 14th, Chad Ho will go for his seventh consecutive victory at the upcoming aQuellé Midmar Mile in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, attempting to equal the record set by [...]

Sun City Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Dis-Chem Sun City Swim was started in 1998 when 173 swimmers swam 2 laps of a 750m course in Sun City, South Africa. The event has grown each [...]

Reach Up To Finish In The Open Water

Photos courtesy of Giorgio Scala of Deepbluemedia. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In order to finish a major international open water swimming race, athletes must reach up and touch the finish pontoon. The [...]

Men’s World Championship 5 km Start List

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 2015 FINA World Swimming Championships will kick-off in the Kazanka River in Kazan, Russia on Saturday morning. The championships will have fireworks from the very first event, the [...]

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