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The Perfect Open Water Woman

The Perfect Open Water Woman Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Friendly and fit, intelligent and innovative, personable and professional. These are just a few of the characteristics that define the open water swimmers who venture beyond the shorelines around the world. From teenagers to great grandfathers, open water swimmers are

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Rosario Race Goes Back To The Future

Cristián Fredes, the race director for the Maratón Acuática Internacional Ciudad de Rosario, confirmed that the former 15 km FINA pro marathon swim on the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix circuit, has moved from the Rambla Catalunya Beach to a pond in the Parque de la Independencia for its February 7th race. The sprint race for the Maratón Acuática

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When Stars Collide In The Open Water

When stars collide in the professional swimming world, elite swimmers like Christine Jennings of the U.S.A. (middle), Britta Kamrau of Germany (left of her), Melissa Gorman of Australia (with a friendly hand on top of swim cap) and Poliana Okimoto of Brazil (behind) can get together for some seriously competitive focus. Photo was taken during the middle of

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Happy Medium of Distance and Speed

For professional open water swimmers competing at the highest level, the Olympic distance of 10 kilometers is their focus. However, as swimmers need to develop different skills and mindsets to reach their potential in the 10K, competing in 5K and 25K races may also be added into the mix. Both these distances are contested at the World Championships, where

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