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Fun Facts For Freestylers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. June 3rd, today, is a day when both champions from the 1994 FINA World Championships 25 km swim were born. Melissa Cunningham of Australia was born in 1974 and [...]

Three’s A Charm

We love this clean, competitive 5 km race among Swann Oberson of Switzerland, Aurélie Muller of France, and Ashley Twichell of the U.S.A. at the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China: Copyright © 2014 [...]

Looking Forward To Lake Balaton

Lake Balaton in Hungary will be site of the 5 km, 5 km Team Pursuit, 10 km and 25 km open water races and the high diving competition at the 2021 FINA World Championships and [...]

Fran Crippen At The 2009 FINA World Championships

From the 2009 Daily News of Open Water Swimming archives: The Golden Goggles is USA Swimming's showcase black-tie event. This year, America's greatest swimming stars and Hollywood celebrities will celebrate the swims and athletes at [...]

What Is It With Those Canadians?

Why are those Canadians so good in open water swimming? Even with a short summer and cold water nearly year-round, Canadian swimmers leave their mark on the open water swimming world. From Cliff Lumsdon to [...]

Chad Ho At The FINA World Championships

The pace of the top-level swimmers is getting faster and faster at each major championship - and the number of swimmers vying for medals continues to increase. To understand how close the top competitors are [...]

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