Tag: Brian Ryckeman

Fran Was My Friend

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA issued information announcing several open water swimming stars and Olympians who will be participating in its FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Abu Dhabi on March 13th, organized by Ayman Saad. One of those athletes FINA named was Brian Ryckeman, a world-class professional marathon

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The Two Going To The Five

Brian Ryckeman and Trent Grimsey, two of the fastest open water swimmers in the world, will head towards The Clean Half and The Five events in Hong Kong in October to share their expertise and passion for the sport. The professional marathon swimming duo who have long raced against each other from Asia to Europe will be giving a number of clinics and talks

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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 rough. The long, lanky professional swimmer from Belgium swings his arms methodically over tranquil or turbulent seas in the same powerful way,

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