Tag: Castaic Lake

Synchronized Swimming In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. How close can the finish be at competitive open water swimming races? Check out the women's finish at the 2014 USA Swimming 5 km National Open Water Swimming Championship in Castaic Lake, California. Full results of the race are posted here. Copyright © 2014 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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Calm, Cool And Collected Charles

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is always a joy to see the very best in any sport perform. In the heat of the game, they can remain cool, calm and collected. Which is what former world champion Charles 'Chip' Peterson is known for. Watching this talented and intelligent young man compete is always humbling and educational. His

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Becca Mann Moves To The American Front

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 16-year-old Becca Mann swam a brilliantly tactical race this morning in Castaic Lake, California to win the 2014 USA Swimming National 10 km Open Water Swimming Championships. Swimming smoothly and very controlled throughtout the entire race, Mann simply turned on her pool speed over the last 400 meters and

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The Comeback Kid To Defend His 10K Title

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Alex Meyer knows how to come back. He came back from a broken clavicle to finish a gutsy tenth at the 2012 London Olympic Games 10 km marathon swim. He came back from deep within the pack to win his previous USA Swimming National 10 km Open Water Swimming Championship titles. And he is now back at Castaic

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