Petar Stoychev Talks About His Marathon Career

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Daily News of Open Water Swimming interviewed one of the world's greatest open water swimmers of all time, Petar Stoychev of Bulgaria, an Honour Swimmer in the International [...]

Before There Was In Search Of Memphre

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Phil White created the In Search of Memphre race from Newport, Vermont in the United States to Magog, Quebec in Canada, he revived an old professional marathon swim. [...]

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 [...]

Eliminating The Secrecy At FINA

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Michael Phelps and Milorad Čavić famously raced against one another at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, replays of their close race was played over and over again. Photos [...]

Hungary For Success In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Gellért Gábor is the coach of Szegedi Úszó Egylet (Swimming Club of Szeged). He coached both Melinda Novoszath (on left in above photo) and Anna Olasz (on right) at [...]

Romina Imwinkelried, Pensive And Prepared

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Romina Imwinkelried is a young professional marathon swimmer from Santa Fe, Argentina who competed for the first time outside her native country last weekend on the 2014 FINA Open [...]

Walk Before You Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The walk into the open water before a competitive professional open water swimming race is always done slowly. No one runs and no one rushes to the in-the-water starting [...]

Ferry’s Feeling Of Felicity

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When an athlete crosses a finish line or touches ground after an open water swim, especially when they achieve their goal, their feeling of joy is obvious and apparent. [...]

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