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Arend Grondman, From Skipper To Swimmer

Roger Finch, a member of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and the Half Century Club, lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. 1,263 miles from Cape Town and a large platoon of the South African [...]

Rottnest Channel Swim Changes Rules

David Corney, race director of the Rottnest Channel Swimming Association, announced two major changes in the Rottnest Channel Swim, one of the world's top 100 open water swims and its largest relay. In a nod [...]

Swimsuit Exception At The Rottnest Channel Swim

WESTERN AUSTRALIA. As the swimsuit controversy continues to swirl in both the pool and open water swimming worlds, it is interesting to note how the Rottnest Channel Swim reasonably handles its particular circumstances in Western [...]

Alcohol And Open Water Swimming

Winston Churchill once famously quipped, "I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me."Despite the currents, tides, cold water and marine life, it is true that open water swimmers can [...]

Visualizing Success In The Open Water

Many open water swimmers cannot see much in competitions or their solo swims. Their direction depends on either the swimmers near them or their kayaker. They often cannot see the finish, let alone the next [...]

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