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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 [...]

Swimming Flat And Streamlined

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When we watched open water swimmers Megan Rankin and Lexie Kelly practice in an Endless Pool, we observed how flat they swam with their heads aligned with their backbone [...]

Open Water Training In An Endless Pool

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While Endless Pools are extremely useful, compact, free-standing pools with swim current generators that enable swimming in place. The pools can be used year-round and in locations (e.g., homes [...]

Breaststrokers Just Wanna Have Fun, Seriously

Courtesy of Mermaid Mafia with Captain Lexie Kelly, 6-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni, 4-time Olympic medalist Heather Petri, Olympic silver medalist Kristy Kowal, Olympic gold medalist Staciana Stitts, and Olympic gold medalist Misty Hyman in [...]

Swipping In The Pool And Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Swipping is a conjoining of the words swimming and slipping that Gary Hall Sr. of The Race Club coined as a description of swimming with the least amount of [...]

An American In Windermere

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It was a busy weekend for American Lexie Kelly in Windermere at the Great North Swim, the largest open water swimming festival in Europe. After an intercontinental flight from [...]

Amazon Men And Woman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With all kinds, types and speeds, many open water swimmers will be gathering this weekend in the Rio Negro, the largest left tributary of the Amazon River and the [...]

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