Tag: Cozumel

The Colors Of Cozumel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix races in Mexico are always colorful events with a joyful brightness in Cozumel, Cancún, Playa del Carmen, and Cañón del Sumidero. Photo shows the men's start of the 15 km race in Cozumel with the women standing on the pier waiting for their start. Copyright © 2015 by

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Maurer Mixes Motherhood And Marathons

Few things are as amazing and inspiring as watching veteran Angela Maurer swim stroke-for-stroke at the highest levels of the sport. Motherhood has not slowed her down, but the years have added to her wisdom and prowess in international marathon swims. "I will turn 38 years old during the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships in Barcelona," says the

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Simone Ruffini Exudes A Quiet Confidence

Simone Ruffini won his first FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix in Isla Cozumel, Mexico this weekend. And he seemed dialed in the entire day. His emotions seemed in check and his preparation – from greasing up to hydrating – went like clockwork. There was a quiet confidence that Ruffini exuded before the race and it carried over to the race itself.

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Tightly Taping Transponders

Tightly Taping Transponders Courtesy of WOWSA, Isla Cozumel, Mexico. At the Olympic Games, World Swimming Championships, and at the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup and FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix professional circuits, athletes must wear transponders on both wrists. These transponders are used to officially record the time and placing of the

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The Colors Of Cozumel

The skies were definitely not grey and the water was definitely not a drab shade of green in Isla Cozumel on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico at this weekend’s 15 km FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix professional marathon swim. Wherever you looked, the colors absolutely popped in glorious fashion whether it was in the coral reefs, on the feeding stations,

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Beauty And The Beast In Cozumel

The beauty is in the gorgeous tropical waters of Cozumel. The beast will be the hard-fought race among 129 professional marathon swimmers who have gathered in Cozumel, Mexico for this week's high-pressure, gut-checking FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup. The world's best - short of Keri-Anne Payne, Eva Ristzov and Ous Mellouli - will be in Cozumel. It

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