Tag: Melissa Gorman

Who Will Be King?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Photo shows the start of the 2013 State King of the Bays race with Rangitoto Island in the background. $32,000 in cash goes on the line this weekend as Australasia’s open water swimmers line up to conclude the New Zealand Ocean Swim series. The 2.8 km State King of the Bays on Auckland’s North Shore is

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Gorman Gains Gold

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Melissa Gorman was favored in the State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series race at Mt Maunganui today and she came through as expected in the 2.6 km State Sand To Surf. The two-time Olympian and world champion looked completely recovered from injury. She pulled away from the start and ended by 59 seconds faster

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Green Is To Go, Melissa Gorman Is Back

Like her Australian national teammate Rhys Mainstone, Queensland’s Melissa Gorman won the State La Grande Swim in Akaroa at the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series. But unlike Mainstone and his tight race with Kane Radford, Gorman clearly dominated the women’s race. The former 5 km world champion and double Commonwealth Games medalist started off slowly after

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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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