Olympic Champion Heads To The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 2017 calendar for the LEN European Open Water Swimming Cup includes six venues in five countries: * Leg 1 on March 26th - 10 km in Eilat, Israel [...]

Yasunari Hirai Freestyling Fast

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It was only until recently that many (most?) American competitive swimming coaches believed that participating in open water swimming competitions would led to slower times in the pool for [...]

Open Water Swimming Lingo At The Olympics

Images courtesy of NBCOlympics.com of the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Two California open water swimmers were overheard talking about the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim that was held last [...]

3K Down, 10K To Go, Jordan Wilimovsky In Rio

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. American pool and open water swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky qualified third in the men's 1500m freestyle in a lifetime best of 14:48.23 yesterday. Tonight, he dropped his time yet again [...]

What To Look For At The Olympic 10K

Courtesy of NBC Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There are all kinds of subtle moves, surges, positioning, feeding, drafting, officiating decisions due to impeding and physicality that spectators can see during the upcoming Olympic 10K [...]

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