Tag: Swann Oberson

Elena Nembrini, The Lady In Red

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Elena Nembrini is the open water swimming team manager for the Swiss Swimming Federation and a well-respected authority on the sport. From coaching to referring, from managing to administration, in a wide variety of languages (Italian, French, German, Swiss, Spanish and English), Elena Nembrini shares her

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Swimming In The Black

In 16 days, Barcelona, Spain will host the 15th FINA World Championships, where over 2,000 of the best aquatic athletes representing more than 170 nations will compete six disciplines - swimming, diving, water polo, synchronised swimming, open water swimming, and high diving. The open water swimming competition will be held from July 20th - 27th in the 5

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Yasunari Hirai Is On A Mission

Bulgarians (Petar Stoychev) and Swiss (Swann Oberson) trained with Germans (Thomas Lurz). Italians have trained in Florida and Russians have trained in Brazil in preparation for major international competitions. Ned Denison attracts swimmers from all over the globe to his swimming grounds in Sandycove Island while dozens of swimmers from all kinds of

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Wild Week On The Worldwide Waterways

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Throughout the calendar year, there are some weeks when open water swimming events simply overwhelm the senses. This week is one of the jam-packed open water periods that kicks off today. Today, starts off the festivities with speed and color in the beautiful aqua-marine waters of Cancún, Mexico. This

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