Peacefully Running Along The Coast

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductee Sri Chinmoy started the Peace Run in 1987. Lexie Kelly and dozens of other open water swimmers will participate in the 27th [...]

Women versus Men In The Open Water World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. South African swimmer Theodore Yach asked a question whose answer is not surprising to those in the open water swimming community: Are women equal or better at ultra sea [...]

Are You Ready For The Open Water?

"All things are ready, if our minds be so," wrote Shakespeare in Henry V. The same can be said for open water swimming especially if one's preparation is optimized. But competitive swimmers, solo swimmers, newbies, [...]

PBs In Rotto

The Champion Mindset 2014 Rotto Channel Swim Squad did very well at this year's Rottnest Channel Swim. Coach Shelley Taylor-Smith says proudly, "100% survived...98% success. 39 solos finished. 39 personal bests." It was quite a [...]

A Champion Mindset Through And Through

When Thomas Lurz just barely touched out Brian Ryckeman, and Martina Grimaldi did the same to Angela Maurer in the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, the fantastic 25 km world championship race spelled the end [...]

Swim The Swan…Many Others Will

Australia's Rhys Mainstone and 2-time Olympian Melissa Gorman were part of something good. Very very good. Back in January earlier in 2013, they won $15,000 for their victories in the 10 km race at the [...]

Professionals Both On Land And In The Water

While professional marathon swimmers lead an idyllic open water swimming lifestyle, many of them also work either full- or part-time. While balancing a strict regimen of training and work, they take off as much time [...]

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