Thomas Lurz Wins Shantou World Cup

Another swim against world-class competition; another victory for German superstar Thomas Lurz. Lurz won the next-to-last leg on the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup circuit in Shantou, China on September 29th. Topping 33 other [...]

The Comeback Of Brian Ryckeman

"All my best races are in the sea," explains Olympian Brian Ryckeman. "There, I always feel in my element." He certainly looks comfortable and relaxed in the open water whether the conditions are calm or [...]

Thomas Trumps Traversée

After the most incredible and punishing week in open water swimming history where he stood on the podium in four different events over a 7-day period, double Olympic medalist Thomas Lurz loosened down a bit [...]

Swimming In Lane 4 In The Open Water

In pool swimming competitions, swimming in lane 4 is reserved for the fastest swimmer or the fastest qualifier from the preliminary heats. In today's 10 km race at the FINA World Championships, there is no [...]

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