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Why Richard Weinberger Will Win Rio Olympic 10K

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kilometer after kilometer, day after day, year after year, Olympic 10K Marathon Swim bronze medalist Richard Weinberger has been training by himself. Alone and lonely, he has trudged innumerable [...]

Commonwealth Cruising

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Will the men from the Commonwealth - Jarod Poort (Australia), Kane Radford (New Zealand), and Richard Weinberger (Canada) all face each other again at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games [...]

Jack Burnell Wins On The Sunshine Coast

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jack Burnell of Great Britain made his long trip to Mooloolaba, a tourist resort on the Australian Sunshine Coast of Queensland worthwhile. In the build-up to the Olympic 10K [...]

The Internationalization Of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The photo of Yasunari Hirai (silver medal from Japan), Allan Do Carmo (gold medal from Brazil) and Richard Weinberger (bronze medal from Canada) is illustrative of the internationalization of [...]

Mainstone Rhys To The Occasion In Lac Mégantic

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Several world-class athletes flew directly from Kazan, Russia at the 2015 FINA World Championships to Québec, Canada to participate in the 10 km Traversée internationale du lac Mégantic. The [...]

Finishing 8th Is An Olympic Victory

Photo of Richard Weinberger Ian MacNicol of Swimming Canada. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is not often that finishing 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th or 10th comes as a prize, a relief, and [...]

Mark Perry To Lead Team Canada In Toronto

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water can't keep a good man down. Mark Perry, who formerly led British Swimming, is now leading the Canadian open water swimming team at the 2015 Pan American [...]

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