Damián Blaum Swims To The Top Of The World

Damián Blaum grimaced and struggled throughout the 2013 season, but he always finished with a smile. Especially he just won the overall title in the 2013 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix after a season-long [...]

Go Daddy Go, Two For Tomi

Tomi Stefanovski travels the world to compete on the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix marathon swimming circuit. As the senior statesman of the professional circuit, he finally won his first major race at the [...]

The Most Unique Married Couple, Blaum And Nuñez

The Most Unique Married Couple, Blaum And Nuñez Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In preparation for the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix professional circuit, Argentina's Damián Blaum train between 80,000 and 90,000 meters [...]

What Do Pro Swimmers Do At A Pro Race?

FINA sanctions two different open water swimming professional circuits: the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup and the longer FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix. Swimmers head to Mexico, Canada, Hong Kong, Macedonia, Italy, Brazil, [...]

Maurer Mixes Motherhood And Marathons

Few things are as amazing and inspiring as watching veteran Angela Maurer swim stroke-for-stroke at the highest levels of the sport. Motherhood has not slowed her down, but the years have added to her wisdom [...]

Pretty In Pink And Blue All Over

One of the prettiest sights we have ever seen in the professional marathon swimming circuit was the beautiful pink swimsuit worn by Pilar Geijo of Argentina against the tropical blue of the Caribbean Sea at [...]

What Is A Safety Briefing?

A safety briefing is pre-race or pre-swim instruction given by a race director, safety personnel, an escort boat captain or an observer to open water swimmers or triathletes. The safety briefing can be held before [...]

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