Tag: Alex Meyer

Fran Crippen’s Legacy Must Continue

Fran Crippen’s Legacy Must Continue Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "They can't find Fran," said Shelley Taylor-Smith in a tone that immediately scared Steven Munatones who was in New York at the time of the telephone call. "What do you mean, they can't find Fran?" Munatones asked to the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee member

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Will Color Come To Tokyo?

Will Color Come To Tokyo? Courtesy of WOWSA, Odaiba Marine Park, Tokyo Bay, Japan. Due to expected high humidity and water temperatures that can approach FINA's maximum upper limits (31°C), there may be more color at the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Odaiba Marine Park next July. Tokyo has always been blistering hot and

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Wow, POW Goes National With Alex Meyer

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympian ​​Alex Meyer will lead two separate POW (Pool Open Water) events on the West and East coasts of the United States. He will start off his national POW tour in New Jersey with the New Jersey Local Masters Swimming Committee on April 2nd with the Berkeley Aquatic Club in New Providence. Then he will

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Brilliant Barbados Brings Smiles

Courtesy of Kristina Evelyn, Barbados Open Water Festival. After hours of heavy rainfall, the flooded roads around Barbados led to the stopping of public transport. But with the 5th Barbados Open Water Festival scheduled to start, a number of visiting swimmers decided to walk to the Carlisle Bay. Swimmers from 12 countries competed in the 1.5 km, 5 km

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