Tag: Phillip Ryan

King Of The Bays Gets Rich

The richest cash prize in the history of New Zealand swimming is on the line this weekend at the 2.8 km State King of the Bays event. The final round of the 6-race State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series goes from Milford Beach to Takapuna Beach. The best open water swimming talent from both sides of the Tasman have been going at one another throughout the

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Australians Head East Down Under

27-year-old Melissa Gorman is a professional marathon swimmer who knows she has to travel to earn a living. And she is on her way to New Zealand to earn the $20,000 cash prize as part of the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series's round 4: the State Le Grande Swim in Akaroa this Saturday. The defending State New Zealand Ocean Swim series champion is going to

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Neoprene Or Not, Trent Grimsey Is Hot

From the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere, from solo swimming to mass starts, with and without wetsuits, English Channel record holder Trent Grimsey is on the hottest streak in the open water swimming world. After dominating the ultra-marathon swimming circuit, the 2012 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix champion also destroyed the field

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