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Laura Val Represents The New Normal

Courtesy of Swimming World Magazine. Laura Val is a well-known swimming icon. But her mind-shifting, epoch-making approach to improvement over the course of one's career bears further analyses, especially in light of being named one [...]

Andrew Chamberlain Takes The Challenge In Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 40-year-old Andrew Chamberlain, a former high-ranking British competitive swimmer and world #1 ranked distance freestyle masters swimmer took up open water and may be headed to the English Channel [...]

The Legendary Laura Val Rethinks What Is Possible

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The legend of Laura Val is well-known in the global masters swimming community. But her mind-shifting, epoch-making approach to swimming improvement over one's lifetime bears telling. Val grew up [...]

Differences In Governing Bodies

With the growth of open water swimming around the world, there are also a growing number of governing bodies, associations, sanctioning body and federations that are being founded to oversee solo swims, races and relays [...]

Why We Love Masters Swimming Workouts

There are various reasons why we love going to masters swimming workouts and practices, both in the pool and open water. Compared to the competitive expectations and team rules of an age-group swimmers, masters swimming [...]

It’s Miller Time At U.S. Masters Swimming

Legally, operationally, strategically, Patty Miller has always quietly left her unselfish hand prints over the U.S. Masters Swimming's structure and swimming community. The long-time masters swimmer from Virginia occasionally attends professional open water swims with [...]