You Are A Newbie Swimmer If…

You know you are part of an emerging global force of swimmers if you... 1. first learned of open water swimming through Facebook or Twitter 2. bought your first pair of goggles and they were [...]

Swimming World Magazine’s Open Water Issue

Jeff Commings and Shoshanna Rutemiller delve into open water swimming in the November issue of Swimming World Magazine where Thomas Lurz and Poliana Okimoto are named as the male and female Open Water Swimmers of [...]

Tis The Season For Open Water Swimming Awards

Open water swimmers are humble athletes who often face and overcome nearly insurmountable odds largely out of the public limelight. Quiet, respectful and reserved are the more likely descriptions of the open water swimmers rather [...]

FINA Is Still In Hot Water

Brent Rutemiller wrote a commentary on FINA's follow-up to the tragic death of Fran Crippen who died in a FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup event in the United Arab Emirates in 2010. His commentary [...]

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