Swimmers, Take Your Mark

The contrast at the start of open water swims is always a joy to observe. Some athletes are focused and concentrating on getting out strong and fast around the first buoy. They are usually quiet, [...]

Swimming To The Finish

It is always a joy to swim into the finish of an open water swimming competition. Especially when the crowds are cheering and the shoreline is packed with many spectators waiting in anticipation. Winners are [...]

When Ice Swims Were Frozen In Time

Although the Epiphany Swimming for the Holy Cross of Honour started in the 1920's between the first and second World Wars, warfare and political circumstances led to its postponement for several decades. The years of [...]

FINA Pro Race In Serbia Cancelled

The FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix race in Serbia was cancelled for 2013. "Plivački maraton Jarak-Šabac is the pride of Šabac and Serbia, but the costs of the marathon organization has exceeded our abilities [...]

Knight Of The Holy Cross Šabac Serbia

In Serbia, there is an old church tradition on January 19th of each year. Vojislav Mijic, the long-time race director of the Jarak-Šabac Marathon Swim, has organized this event for the past 10 years, together [...]

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