Tag: Eric Hedlin

Swimming Canada Honors Eric Hedlin

Swimming Canada Honors Eric Hedlin Courtesy of FINA. Eric Hedlin and Stephanie Horner were honored as Swimming Canada’s Male and Female Open Water Swimmers of the Year based on their performances at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Chiba, Japan. Hedlin won a silver medal in the 10 km race in Chiba, Japan. Hedlin previously won a silver

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Olympian Duel In Fort Myers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the 10 km Crippen Cup this weekend in Fort Myers, Florida, Swim Canada simultaneously held its selection for its national open water team for the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships set for August 21st - 24th in Gold Coast, Australia. Richard Weinberger had already earned his spot at the Pan Pacific

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Randy Bennett Honored By Swimming Canada

Randy Bennett was honored as Swimming Canada's 2013 National, International and Open Water Coach of the Year. In addition to coaching Ryan Cochrane and Hilary Caldwell to medals at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Bennett also coached Eric Hedlin who finished second at the 5 km race to Ous Mellouli. Copyright © 2013 by Open Water Swimming

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What Is It With Those Canadians?

Why are those Canadians so good in open water swimming? Even with a short summer and cold water nearly year-round, Canadian swimmers leave their mark on the open water swimming world. From Cliff Lumsdon to Cindy Nicholas to Vicki Keith and Christine Cossette, Canada has always been a force in the open bodies of water around the globe. But even as the pace

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