Battle In Balaton

Battle In Balaton Courtesy of FINA, Lake Balaton, Hungary. With less than two weeks to go before the FINA World Championships in Lake Balaton, there are usually around 45 countries represented in the open water [...]

Yasunari Hirai Gets A Kick Out Of Training

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Throughout sports history, great athletes have created great athletic moves: * track-and-field: Fosbury Flop * gymnastics: Thomas Flare * gymnastics: Omelianchik * boxing: Rope-a-dope * wrestling: Karelin Lift * [...]

Swimming Like Olympians In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What is the difference between the racing tactics and mindset used at the highest levels (Olympic athletes and professional swimmers) and amateur open water competitors? Nothing, in our opinion. [...]

Endlessly Working On Leg Strength

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When we think of swimmers with great kicking ability throughout open water swimming history, we automatically think of swimmers like Greta Andersen, Larisa Ilchenko and Jordan Wilimovsky. These swimmers [...]

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