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The NIght And Day Of Olympic Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Cassandra Patten of Great Britain raced in the finals of both the 800m freestyle in the pool and the 10 km marathon swim [...]

London vs. Rio, Open Water vs. Rough Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Night and day. The differences between the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim course and conditions at the 2012 London Olympic Games and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are significant. Photos [...]

Jack Burnell, Olympian At Swim Serpentine

Courtesy of Penny Dain, London Marathon Events. Swim Serpentine is a new 2-day open water swimming festival that will be held in Hyde Park's Serpentine in London on September 24th-25th. Hugh Brasher, Event Director for [...]

The Epicenter Of Open Water Swimming Scales Up

Courtesy of Penny Dain, London Marathon Events. The sport of open water swimming is getting bigger and bigger and bigger all the time. There are more events, more participants, more sponsorship, more exposure, more equipment, [...]

Serpentine Swimming Club Has The Right Stuff

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "You won't kill yourself," were the first and repeated encouraging words from the die-hard members of the Serpentine Swimming Club in London. Their advice was "to get in, get [...]

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