Syria’s Splendid Swimmer, Saleh Mohammad

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Saleh Mohammad is a professional marathon swimmer from Syria who competes at major international competitions including FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup and the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand [...]

It Is The Little Details In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Little things like applying Vaseline on men's stubble or beards helps eliminate chafing, especially in marathon swims and ocean races. Damián Blaum is showing preparations with a rubber glove [...]

Ferry Weertman Plows to FINA Victory

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ferry Weertman of the Netherlands looked like a tanker plowing through heavy seas in today's FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix today in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Steady and [...]

Simone Ercoli vs. Ivan Afanevich, Round 3

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After a thrilling start in Argentina, the world's fastest marathon swimmers are on the beach at the Ocean Maya Royale hotel in Playa del Carmen near Cancún, Mexico. The [...]

From West To East, FINA Races Go

FINA announced today that the venue of the upcoming FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix event (scheduled for March 29th) and the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup race (scheduled for April 5th) has been [...]

How Much Do You Earn?

So how much do the professional marathon swimmers earn for FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup races and FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix races? In general (with exceptions), first-place finishers (for both men and [...]

The Future Is Now With Romina Imwinkelried

Romina Imwinkelried from San Jerónimo Norte, Argentina is a young swimmer who qualified for this weekend's 57 km Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe - Coronda after being invited to the Sprint Race in the FINA [...]

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