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Big Dogs To Fight Across The Midmar Mile

Courtesy of Lexie Kelly, aQuellé Midmar Mile, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Arguably, the most competitive, most highly anticipated open water race of the year will occur this Sunday at the Midmar Dam in Pietermaritzburg, South [...]

Craig Dietz, Pretty In Pink For All 8 Miles

Photo courtesy of Phil White, Kingdom Games, Vermont. American swimmer Craig Dietz will return to participate in the aQuellé Midmar Mile in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa once again. The Limbless Waterman was a guest swimmer [...]

Safari Swimming Before Midmar Mile

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The final few qualifying events for the 2015 aQuellé Midmar Mile will culminate with a weekend of racing at the Heia Safari Ranch in Johannesburg, South Africa which hosts [...]

Rules Rule From Start To Finish

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The open water swimming community understands the importance of rules in mass open water swimming competitions. No one wants unfair competition or unsportsmanlike conduct to be prevalent - let [...]

Coach Sibani Makhanya, One Great Comrade

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Many coaches wake up very early in the morning and continue to coach, educate and inspire swimmers of all ages until late at night. Sibani Makhanya of the Seals [...]

10 Open Water Swimming Mistakes

1. Sight too much. 2. Sight too little. 3. Get Vaseline on your googles. 4. Start at the front if you are not going to run/swim fast. 5. Go the wrong way around a turn [...]

Far-out Futuristic Inventions For Swimmers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We would love to see the following products developed: 1. Swimsuit Sans Strings: For men, these swimsuits that do not require tying of strings. For women, these swimsuits come [...]

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