FINA Listens To Jack Burnell And His Competitors

Images courtesy of NBCOlympics.com of the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. The frustrations and observation of disqualified British Olympian Jack Burnell of the officiating at the Olympic 10K Marathon [...]

FINA Changes In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA’s Technical Open Water Swimming Committee approved several changes at its last meeting: * The FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships will have three different age groups: 14-15 [...]

Athletes Do The Right Thing By Craig Lord

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Craig Lord's most recent hard-hitting article is a must-read here (Athletes Do The Right Thing: Boycott FINA, Say No To Money Soaked In Sorrow Of Fran). Back in July [...]

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 [...]

Andrea Prayer Steps Into Bigger Role

Andrea Prayer of Italy has been approved by the FINA Bureau as acting FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee Honorary Secretary to replace Flavio Bomio. With the 2012 London Olympics qualifier in Portugal, the Olympic [...]

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