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UConn alum becomes first person to swim English Channel four times non-stop — The Daily Campus

THE DAILY CAMPUS
3 weeks ago
People in this story:Sarah Thomas

Sept. 25, 2019— Sarah Thomas, a 2004 University of Connecticut graduate and cancer survivor, became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

Sept. 25, 2019— Sarah Thomas, a 2004 University of Connecticut graduate and cancer survivor, became the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.

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Xin wins 10-kilometer open water swim at world championships

THE RECORD
3 months ago
People in this story:Xin Xin

July 13, 2019 GWANGJU, SOUTH KOREA— Xin Xin of China won the women's 10-kilometer open water event Sunday, lifting China to its fourth gold medal of the world swimming championships.

July 13, 2019 GWANGJU, SOUTH KOREA— Xin Xin of China won the women's 10-kilometer open water event Sunday, lifting China to its fourth gold medal of the world swimming championships.

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Irvine woman prepares for the swimming challenge of a lifetime

DAILYRECORD
3 months, 3 weeks ago
People in this story:Ashleigh Seymour

June 26, 2019— Ashleigh Seymour, 36, aims to swim the English Channel next month to raise money for Safe Passage.

June 26, 2019— Ashleigh Seymour, 36, aims to swim the English Channel next month to raise money for Safe Passage.

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Danville Swimmer to Attempt World Record

WNEP.COM
4 months ago
People in this story:April Warrick

June 12, 2019 DANVILLE, PA— A swimmer from Danville is trying to do something that's never been done by another woman from the United States. Next month, April Warrick will attempt to swim from Italy to France.

June 12, 2019 DANVILLE, PA— A swimmer from Danville is trying to do something that's never been done by another woman from the United States. Next month, April Warrick will attempt to swim from Italy to France.

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Swimmers conquer icy Atlantic swim

NEWS24
4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:Abriella Bredell | Issataya Bredell

June 5, 2019 CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA— A strong head wind and 12° Celsius water did little to deter three Jeffreys Bay swimmers from comple-ting the notorious Lighthouse swim in Cape Town last weekend.

June 5, 2019 CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA— A strong head wind and 12° Celsius water did little to deter three Jeffreys Bay swimmers from comple-ting the notorious Lighthouse swim in Cape Town last weekend.

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Arizona swimmer becomes first man to swim Monterey Bay using "English Channel" rules

KSBW
4 months, 1 week ago
People in this story:John Zemaitis

June 5, 2019— John Zemaitis swam for 17 hours overnight on Tuesday before making it to shore at San Carlos Beach on Wednesday afternoon.

June 5, 2019— John Zemaitis swam for 17 hours overnight on Tuesday before making it to shore at San Carlos Beach on Wednesday afternoon.

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A tale of endurance: Extreme swimmer ready for 100th Robben Island crossing

CAPETALK
5 months ago
People in this story:Ryan Stramrood

May 19, 2019— Ryan Stramrood shares his journey from couch potato to extreme open water swimmer.

May 19, 2019— Ryan Stramrood shares his journey from couch potato to extreme open water swimmer.

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Swiss Timing Makes Debut at USA Swimming's Open Water Nationals (VIDEO)

5 months ago

May 15, 2019— At the 2019 Open Water Nationals in Miami, USA Swimming teamed with Swiss Timing to use Omega's state of the art timing system.

May 15, 2019— At the 2019 Open Water Nationals in Miami, USA Swimming teamed with Swiss Timing to use Omega's state of the art timing system.

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Swimmers help celebrate Charlton lido’s 80th birthday

SOUTH LONDON NEWS
5 months ago
People in this story:Charlton lido

May 14, 2019— Olympic gold medal winner and the man who holds the record for the youngest-ever swimming of the English Channel have helped a baths celebrate its 80th birthday.

May 14, 2019— Olympic gold medal winner and the man who holds the record for the youngest-ever swimming of the English Channel have helped a baths celebrate its 80th birthday.

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New Poway restaurant serves meals inspired by famous female swimmer

CBS8.COM
7 months, 1 week ago

March 8, 2019— Set to open in Poway on March 18th, The Florence pays tribute to legendary swimmer Florence Chadwick. Florence May Chadwick was an American swimmer known for long-distance open water swimming.

March 8, 2019— Set to open in Poway on March 18th, The Florence pays tribute to legendary swimmer Florence Chadwick. Florence May Chadwick was an American swimmer known for long-distance open water swimming.

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Marcy MacDonald to be inducted into International Swimming Hall of Fame

8 months, 2 weeks ago
People in this story:Marcy MacDonald

Jan. 29, 2019— Andover's Marcy MacDonald, who holds the American record for English Channel swim crossings, will be inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale in May.

Jan. 29, 2019— Andover's Marcy MacDonald, who holds the American record for English Channel swim crossings, will be inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale in May.

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Swim makes a splash

NEWCASTLE HERALD
8 months, 3 weeks ago

Jan. 26, 2019— Organisers Newcastle’s iconic Australia Day swim have plans to further expand the country’s richest open water race and attract more “big fish” after a record number of swimmers took the plunge into the harbour on Saturday.

Jan. 26, 2019— Organisers Newcastle’s iconic Australia Day swim have plans to further expand the country’s richest open water race and attract more “big fish” after a record number of swimmers took the plunge into the harbour on Saturday.

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Kristof Rasovszky Wins 2nd-Straight LEN Open Water Swimming Cup

12 months ago
People in this story:Kristof Rasovszky

Oct. 17, 2018— Rasovsky won 4 out of 6 men’s races to take the title, while Italy’s Veronica Santoni took the women’s title even without winning a race.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Kristof Rasovsky golden at LEN #Open #Water #Swimming Cup ...

Oct. 17, 2018— Rasovsky won 4 out of 6 men’s races to take the title, while Italy’s Veronica Santoni took the women’s title even without winning a race.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Kristof Rasovsky golden at LEN #Open #Water #Swimming Cup ...

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Long Beach swimmer sets records as he makes seventh swim between Catalina and Long Beach

PRESS TELEGRAM
1 year ago
People in this story:Hank Wise

Oct. 15, 2018— Hank Wise made a record-breaking swim between Catalina and Long Beach thanks to a fascination with the island dating back to his childhood.

Oct. 15, 2018— Hank Wise made a record-breaking swim between Catalina and Long Beach thanks to a fascination with the island dating back to his childhood.

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See What Happens at the USA Swimming National Open Water Select Camp

SWIMSWAM
1 year ago

Oct. 14, 2018— Narrated by head coach John Payne, USA Swimming has published an inside look at just what happens at the USA Swimming National Open Water Select Camp. Narrated by the camp’s head coach John P…

Oct. 14, 2018— Narrated by head coach John Payne, USA Swimming has published an inside look at just what happens at the USA Swimming National Open Water Select Camp. Narrated by the camp’s head coach John P…

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2018 WOWSA Awards Set for Nov. 10th at Oldest Athletic Club in U.S.

SWIMSWAM
1 year ago

Oct. 11, 2018— The World Open Water Swimming Association will recognize the sport’s top performers from 2018 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.

Oct. 11, 2018— The World Open Water Swimming Association will recognize the sport’s top performers from 2018 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.

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Scared of Swimming in the Ocean: Don’t Let Your Fears Hold You Back

SWIMSWAM
1 year ago

Oct. 9, 2018— SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under our “Shouts from the Stands” series. We don’t necessarily endor…

Swim.Express tweeted this: Don't fear #open #water #swimming ...

Oct. 9, 2018— SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under our “Shouts from the Stands” series. We don’t necessarily endor…

Swim.Express tweeted this: Don't fear #open #water #swimming ...

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Dash and splash: Tips for cold water swimming

1 year ago

Oct. 1, 2018— Cold water swimming is making a splash across the United Kingdom. But if you are one of those who is going to keep the hobby up during the winter, here are five tips to help keep you safe. They com…

Oct. 1, 2018— Cold water swimming is making a splash across the United Kingdom. But if you are one of those who is going to keep the hobby up during the winter, here are five tips to help keep you safe. They com…

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Hundreds swim to former Senegal slave island in annual race

1 year ago

Oct. 1, 2018— Hundreds of swimmers have been taking part in a race between the Senegalese capital, Dakar and Goree Island. But it’s no ordinary competition. It involves swimming five kilometres to a former…

Oct. 1, 2018— Hundreds of swimmers have been taking part in a race between the Senegalese capital, Dakar and Goree Island. But it’s no ordinary competition. It involves swimming five kilometres to a former…

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Five tips for cold water swimming

BBC NEWS
1 year ago

Oct. 1, 2018— A group that celebrated its anniversary with a fancy dress dip shares tips for cold water swimming.

Oct. 1, 2018— A group that celebrated its anniversary with a fancy dress dip shares tips for cold water swimming.

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Shark hero also saved impaled hiker

NEWSCOMAU
1 year ago

Sept. 30, 2018— MACKAY trauma specialist Dr John Hadok has a knack for being in the right place at the right time.

Sept. 30, 2018— MACKAY trauma specialist Dr John Hadok has a knack for being in the right place at the right time.

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Distance Swimming in Kaş

MEDITERRA SWIM - TOTAL IMMERSION OPEN WATER SPECIALIST
1 year ago

Sept. 29, 2018— As I write this I am sitting on our ‘command boat’ in the sea next to the peninsula in Kaş, Turkey. 30 minutes ago our swimmers begin the first strokes of their challenge swim on this f…

Sept. 29, 2018— As I write this I am sitting on our ‘command boat’ in the sea next to the peninsula in Kaş, Turkey. 30 minutes ago our swimmers begin the first strokes of their challenge swim on this f…

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Local swimming trio tackle Mediterranean

1 year ago

Sept. 29, 2018— The three swimmers motored through the dangerous currents to finish in five hours, 17 minutes.

Sept. 29, 2018— The three swimmers motored through the dangerous currents to finish in five hours, 17 minutes.

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Encounter Lakes Marathon Swim

1 year ago

Sept. 27, 2018— For some time now I’ve been planning to feature videos speaking to the name of this channel, namely ‘Endurance Swimming’. I’ve decided the best way to do this is to take par…

Sept. 27, 2018— For some time now I’ve been planning to feature videos speaking to the name of this channel, namely ‘Endurance Swimming’. I’ve decided the best way to do this is to take par…

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You need to try wild swimming in British Columbia

THE INDEPENDENT
1 year ago

Sept. 27, 2018— Rhiannon Curry jumps into a handful of British Columbia's 20,000 lakes.

Sept. 27, 2018— Rhiannon Curry jumps into a handful of British Columbia's 20,000 lakes.

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Kiwi swimmer pulls up 300m short of swimming English Channel

STUFF
1 year ago

Sept. 26, 2018— Kiwi woman who survived a brain tumour falls just short of swimming the English Channel.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Only 300 meters short of #EnglishChannel accomplishment ...

Sept. 26, 2018— Kiwi woman who survived a brain tumour falls just short of swimming the English Channel.

Swim.Express tweeted this: Only 300 meters short of #EnglishChannel accomplishment ...

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2019 US Open Water Championships to be Held at Miami Marine Stadium

SWIMSWAM
1 year ago

Sept. 25, 2018— The Miami Marine Stadium was a true spectacle when it first open in the 1960s; after decades of disrepair, it’s being revitalized as a concert venue.

Sept. 25, 2018— The Miami Marine Stadium was a true spectacle when it first open in the 1960s; after decades of disrepair, it’s being revitalized as a concert venue.

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Horrifying pic shows manta ray swimming in filthy cloud of plastic waste

MIRROR
1 year ago

Sept. 23, 2018— EXCLUSIVE: Rays are unable to feed properly as their food has mixed in with toxic rubbish at Manta Bay in Bali, Indonesia.

Swim.Express tweeted this: The #ocean is becoming #toxic ...

Sept. 23, 2018— EXCLUSIVE: Rays are unable to feed properly as their food has mixed in with toxic rubbish at Manta Bay in Bali, Indonesia.

Swim.Express tweeted this: The #ocean is becoming #toxic ...

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Jayhawk Insider: First time for everything

KANSAS JAYHAWKS
1 year ago

Sept. 23, 2018— Three Kansas swimmers swam their first-ever 5,000-meter open water race.

Swim.Express tweeted this: #Kansas #swimmers try 5k open water swim ...

Sept. 23, 2018— Three Kansas swimmers swam their first-ever 5,000-meter open water race.

Swim.Express tweeted this: #Kansas #swimmers try 5k open water swim ...

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Jayhawks take third at CSCAA Open Water Championships

KANSAS JAYHAWKS
1 year ago

Sept. 22, 2018— Three veterans and three newbies paced Kansas.

Swim.Express tweeted this: University of Kansas #Jayhawks take third at #open #water champs ...

Sept. 22, 2018— Three veterans and three newbies paced Kansas.

Swim.Express tweeted this: University of Kansas #Jayhawks take third at #open #water champs ...

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Missouri Women and Men Command 2018 CSCAA Open Water Nationals

SWIMSWAM
1 year ago

Sept. 22, 2018— The University of Missouri men swept their event while the women went 1-2-4-7.

Swim.Express tweeted this: #Missouri takes #open #water championship title ...

Sept. 22, 2018— The University of Missouri men swept their event while the women went 1-2-4-7.

Swim.Express tweeted this: #Missouri takes #open #water championship title ...

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Missouri Grabs Titles at CSCAA Open Water Nationals

1 year ago

Sept. 22, 2018 LAWRENCE, KAN.— Redshirt sophomore Giovanni Gutierrez Lozano and freshman Audrey Guyett claimed individual national titles for Missouri Swimming and Diving at the 2018 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) National Collegiate Open Water Swimming Championships.

Sept. 22, 2018 LAWRENCE, KAN.— Redshirt sophomore Giovanni Gutierrez Lozano and freshman Audrey Guyett claimed individual national titles for Missouri Swimming and Diving at the 2018 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) National Collegiate Open Water Swimming Championships.

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1 year ago
People in this story:Joy Field | Taylor Pike

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Swim Secure Review – Wild Swim Bag

1 year ago

Sept. 19, 2018— A review of Swim Secure’s Wild Swim Bag. A large capacity tow float that doubles as a back pack. Ideal for Otillo style training or some wild swimming.

Sept. 19, 2018— A review of Swim Secure’s Wild Swim Bag. A large capacity tow float that doubles as a back pack. Ideal for Otillo style training or some wild swimming.

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Atlanta's "Super Bowl of Swimming" brings Olympians and cancer advocates to Lake Lanier this weekend

ATLANTA MAGAZINE
1 year ago

Sept. 19, 2018— This weekend, swimmers both Olympian and novice will descend upon Lake Lanier for the Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim, which raises money for cancer research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Sept. 19, 2018— This weekend, swimmers both Olympian and novice will descend upon Lake Lanier for the Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim, which raises money for cancer research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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TCU and Kansas Kick Off 2018 Big 12 Conference Action

1 year ago

Sept. 19, 2018— TCU and Kansas will kick off conference action for the Big 12 with swims at the CSCAA open water nationals and a dual meet.

Sept. 19, 2018— TCU and Kansas will kick off conference action for the Big 12 with swims at the CSCAA open water nationals and a dual meet.

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Water, Swimming… and… life.

1 year ago

Sept. 19, 2018— What’s it like to have the Atlantic Ocean as one’s drug of choice? Side effects are a feeling of well-being, health and longevity. Find out by joining us every Sunday at the Hot Chocola…

Sept. 19, 2018— What’s it like to have the Atlantic Ocean as one’s drug of choice? Side effects are a feeling of well-being, health and longevity. Find out by joining us every Sunday at the Hot Chocola…

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Metro dominates triangular

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL
1 year ago

Sept. 18, 2018— SIOUX CITY - The Sioux City Metro swimmers won all but one event in a triangular with Storm Lake and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln on Tuesday.

Sept. 18, 2018— SIOUX CITY - The Sioux City Metro swimmers won all but one event in a triangular with Storm Lake and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln on Tuesday.

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Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Brings Over 350 Racers to Florida Keys

1 year ago

Sept. 18, 2018— Over 350 national and international participants competed in calm, clear waters off the Florida Keys Saturday during the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse, an eight-mile open-water challenge.

Sept. 18, 2018— Over 350 national and international participants competed in calm, clear waters off the Florida Keys Saturday during the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse, an eight-mile open-water challenge.

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Ana Marcela Cunha launches a new swim race ‘Rio Negro Challenge’

1 year ago
People in this story:Ana Marcela Jesus Soares da Cunha

Sept. 17, 2018— Ana Marcela Cunha (World OWS Champions) is going to race head to head with Sharon Van Rouwendal (Olympic 10km Marathon Swim Champion) across the Rio Negro in Amazonia.

Sept. 17, 2018— Ana Marcela Cunha (World OWS Champions) is going to race head to head with Sharon Van Rouwendal (Olympic 10km Marathon Swim Champion) across the Rio Negro in Amazonia.

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CANA African Swimming and Open Water Championship: Egypt Tops South Africa in Medals

1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 16, 2018— The South African swimming team concluded the 13th CANA Africa Swimming and Open Water Championships today with an  total of 40 medals (12 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze).

Sept. 16, 2018— The South African swimming team concluded the 13th CANA Africa Swimming and Open Water Championships today with an  total of 40 medals (12 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze).

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Jack Burnell, Xin Xin Win Seventh Leg of FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Jack Burnell | Xin Xin

Sept. 16, 2018— Jack Burnell (GBR) and Xin Xin (CHN) were the winners of the seventh leg of the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series 2018 taking place in Chun’An, China.

Sept. 16, 2018— Jack Burnell (GBR) and Xin Xin (CHN) were the winners of the seventh leg of the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series 2018 taking place in Chun’An, China.

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1 year ago
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1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Jack Burnell

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1 year, 1 month ago
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British Team of 6 Completes 4-Way English Channel Swim

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 15, 2018— Each member of Big Rick’s swam an hour at a time.

Sept. 15, 2018— Each member of Big Rick’s swam an hour at a time.

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Swimming: Kevin’s back in familiar waters to serve as coach

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Kevin Yeap

Sept. 15, 2018— IPOH: Former swimmer Kevin Yeap has returned to his roots to serve as a coach.

Sept. 15, 2018— IPOH: Former swimmer Kevin Yeap has returned to his roots to serve as a coach.

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Could cold water swimming help treat depression?

THE GUARDIAN
1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 13, 2018— 24-year-old who reduced her medication while swimming weekly in open water was drug-and symptom-free within four months.

Sept. 13, 2018— 24-year-old who reduced her medication while swimming weekly in open water was drug-and symptom-free within four months.

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Hungary’s Rasovszky Closes Out LEN Open Water Cup with Gold in Bled

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Kristof Rasovszky

Sept. 9, 2018— Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky keeps on rolling: after claiming two golds and a silver at the European Championships in Glasgow, he finished his LEN Open Water Cup campaign with back-to-back wins.

Sept. 9, 2018— Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky keeps on rolling: after claiming two golds and a silver at the European Championships in Glasgow, he finished his LEN Open Water Cup campaign with back-to-back wins.

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European Champ Rasovszky Vies for 8th-Straight Open Water Cup Crown

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Kristof Rasovszky

Sept. 7, 2018— European champion Kristof Rasovszky is set to continue his unbeaten run in the LEN Open Water Cup: the Hungarian’s winning count stands at 7 in as many races in the last two seasons and now he is g…

Sept. 7, 2018— European champion Kristof Rasovszky is set to continue his unbeaten run in the LEN Open Water Cup: the Hungarian’s winning count stands at 7 in as many races in the last two seasons and now he is g…

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Michael Brinegar Wins 10K At FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championship

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Michael Brinegar

Sept. 7, 2018— In the men’s 18-19 age group 10K, U.S. swimmer Michael Brinegar won the gold in 1:49:55.5 barely holding off Enzo Roldan Munoz of France, who was second in 1:49:55.7.

Sept. 7, 2018— In the men’s 18-19 age group 10K, U.S. swimmer Michael Brinegar won the gold in 1:49:55.5 barely holding off Enzo Roldan Munoz of France, who was second in 1:49:55.7.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Twin OW Feats From Pugh, Edgley

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Lewis Pugh | Ross Edgley

Sept. 6, 2018— While the end of August has produced a lull of pool swimming, there has been no shortage of impressive open water feats.

Sept. 6, 2018— While the end of August has produced a lull of pool swimming, there has been no shortage of impressive open water feats.

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RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 5, 2018— The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom. The NPLQ certificate is more than just a qualification as it can be a ste…

Sept. 5, 2018— The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom. The NPLQ certificate is more than just a qualification as it can be a ste…

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Angel More – Round Trip Angel Island

1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 4, 2018— 10-mile San Francisco marathon swim – loop around Angel Island from Aquatic Park

Sept. 4, 2018— 10-mile San Francisco marathon swim – loop around Angel Island from Aquatic Park

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Ross Edgley: 900-Mile World Record Swim

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Ross Edgley

Sept. 3, 2018 GREAT BRITAIN— Edgley still has hundreds of miles left in his attempt to swim around Great Britain.

Sept. 3, 2018 GREAT BRITAIN— Edgley still has hundreds of miles left in his attempt to swim around Great Britain.

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Wind cancels 75th annual Roy Webster Cross-Channel Swim

1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 3, 2018— About 500 people woke up early on Labor Day to swim in the chilly Columbia River. However, windy conditions made it too dangerous for both swimmers and accompanying watercraft ...

Sept. 3, 2018— About 500 people woke up early on Labor Day to swim in the chilly Columbia River. However, windy conditions made it too dangerous for both swimmers and accompanying watercraft ...

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Michigan man to swim 20 miles to support breast cancer research

1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 3, 2018— Michigan man to swim 20 miles to support breast cancer research ...

Sept. 3, 2018— Michigan man to swim 20 miles to support breast cancer research ...

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Entry Lists Posted for FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships

1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 3, 2018— Athletes from the five continents aged between 14 and 19 year-old will compete in the fifth FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 2018 in Eilat, Israel.

Sept. 3, 2018— Athletes from the five continents aged between 14 and 19 year-old will compete in the fifth FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 2018 in Eilat, Israel.

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How Taking Up Swimming Helped One Stressed New Yorker Learn to Manage Her Anxiety

1 year, 1 month ago

Sept. 2, 2018— They call themselves the Bold and the Beautiful, a group of hundreds of swimmers who gather every morning on Manly Beach in a small Australian coastal town near Sydney. Every member wears a hot pin…

Sept. 2, 2018— They call themselves the Bold and the Beautiful, a group of hundreds of swimmers who gather every morning on Manly Beach in a small Australian coastal town near Sydney. Every member wears a hot pin…

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Four Swimmers Attempting 25-Mile Lake Memphremagog Swim

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Abigail Fairman | Daniela Klaz | Kate English | Susan Leupold

Sept. 1, 2018— On September 10, 2018, four ultra-marathon open water swimmers will be attempting to swim the 25-mile length of Lake Memphremagog between Newport, VT and Magog, QC.

Sept. 1, 2018— On September 10, 2018, four ultra-marathon open water swimmers will be attempting to swim the 25-mile length of Lake Memphremagog between Newport, VT and Magog, QC.

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Teen swimming star conquers Scottish Open Water Championship

THE MAIL
1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 31, 2018— THE star of a young athlete continues to rise after he was crowned champion at an open water swimming competition.

Aug. 31, 2018— THE star of a young athlete continues to rise after he was crowned champion at an open water swimming competition.

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Woman swims in shark-infested water to raise awareness of ocean pollution

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Aug. 31, 2018— Sarah Ferguson swam 100km over six days, in shark-infested waters to raise awareness around the effects of plastic in our oceans.

Aug. 31, 2018— Sarah Ferguson swam 100km over six days, in shark-infested waters to raise awareness around the effects of plastic in our oceans.

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22 Disneyland Paris guests and staff accidentally poisoned by swimming pool chemical mix

1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 31, 2018— People affected suffered sickness, coughing, chest pain and headaches after breathing in the fumes.

Aug. 31, 2018— People affected suffered sickness, coughing, chest pain and headaches after breathing in the fumes.

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Swimming for a cause: Polio survivor begins Lake George swim

GLENS FALLS POST-STAR
1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 30, 2018— LAKE GEORGE — The village of Lake George was still asleep Monday morning as 30 people stood on the docks to watch polio survivor Louise Rourke embark on her 32-mile ...

Aug. 30, 2018— LAKE GEORGE — The village of Lake George was still asleep Monday morning as 30 people stood on the docks to watch polio survivor Louise Rourke embark on her 32-mile ...

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2,400 swimmers to cross Istanbul’s Bosphorus in cross-continental swimming race

HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS
1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 30, 2018— Some 2,400 swimmers from 50 countries will take part in the 30th Samsung Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race to be held on July 22.

Aug. 30, 2018— Some 2,400 swimmers from 50 countries will take part in the 30th Samsung Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race to be held on July 22.

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Swimming with a purpose

UN ENVIRONMENT
1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Lewis Pugh

Aug. 30, 2018— Glowsticks, jellyfish, vomit and a whole lot of swimming. Those are just some of the ingredients in endurance swimmer and UN Environment Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh’s latest effort to raise awareness about marine protected areas and ocean health.

Aug. 30, 2018— Glowsticks, jellyfish, vomit and a whole lot of swimming. Those are just some of the ingredients in endurance swimmer and UN Environment Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh’s latest effort to raise awareness about marine protected areas and ocean health.

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Photos: Cornhusker State Games open

1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 29, 2018— Click here to view this item from http://www.journalstar.com.

Aug. 29, 2018— Click here to view this item from http://www.journalstar.com.

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FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 2018

1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 22, 2018— The FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 2018 will welcome the world’s best junior open water swimmers! More than 300 girls and boys will compete from 6 to 9 September in Eilat…

Aug. 22, 2018— The FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 2018 will welcome the world’s best junior open water swimmers! More than 300 girls and boys will compete from 6 to 9 September in Eilat…

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Open Water National Champ Becca Mann Turns Pro, Won’t Swim NCAA At USC

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Becca Mann

Aug. 22, 2018— Two-time open water U.S. National champ Becca Mann has turned professional, forgoing her final two seasons of NCAA competition for USC to focus on next year’s Olympic qualifying in open water…

Aug. 22, 2018— Two-time open water U.S. National champ Becca Mann has turned professional, forgoing her final two seasons of NCAA competition for USC to focus on next year’s Olympic qualifying in open water…

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Women Who Travel Podcast: A Record-Setting Swimmer on Seeing the World by Water

1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 21, 2018— Meet Jaimie Monahan, an ultramarathon and cold-water swimmer who has pitted herself against some of the world’s harshest bodies of water—from the choppy Pacific to the glacier-filled seascape of ...

Aug. 21, 2018— Meet Jaimie Monahan, an ultramarathon and cold-water swimmer who has pitted herself against some of the world’s harshest bodies of water—from the choppy Pacific to the glacier-filled seascape of ...

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The Long Swim: Glowstick on Speedos

1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Lewis Pugh

Aug. 21, 2018— Lewis Pugh, oceans campaigner and endurance athlete, continues his ‘unrelenting’ mission through the dark sea.

Aug. 21, 2018— Lewis Pugh, oceans campaigner and endurance athlete, continues his ‘unrelenting’ mission through the dark sea.

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The Best Wild Swimming in Wales

1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 21, 2018— Wales in the summer involves a lot more swimming than wales in the winter.

Aug. 21, 2018— Wales in the summer involves a lot more swimming than wales in the winter.

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Ashley Twichell Almost Beats the Boys at the 2018 Tiburon Mile

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Ashley Twichell | David Heron | Ranomi Kromowidjojo | Zane Grothe

Aug. 20, 2018— Ashley Twichell finished the 2018 Tiburon Mile just 6 seconds behind the men’s champion. It was her 4th-straight title in the women’s race.

Aug. 20, 2018— Ashley Twichell finished the 2018 Tiburon Mile just 6 seconds behind the men’s champion. It was her 4th-straight title in the women’s race.

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Woman survives 10 hours in open water after cruise ship fall

1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 20, 2018— A British woman fell from the deck of a cruise ship and spent a harrowing 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia before being rescued on Saturday.

Aug. 20, 2018— A British woman fell from the deck of a cruise ship and spent a harrowing 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia before being rescued on Saturday.

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Your sunscreen pollutes beaches, harms aquatic life

1 year, 1 month ago

Aug. 20, 2018— Applying sunscreen on your body may be good for your skin, but not so much for the fish, a new study has revealed. Scientists have found that sunscreen from the body of bathers releases significant…

Aug. 20, 2018— Applying sunscreen on your body may be good for your skin, but not so much for the fish, a new study has revealed. Scientists have found that sunscreen from the body of bathers releases significant…

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Olympian praises rise of open water swimming as 'an escape from technology’ ahead of Swim Serpentine

EVENING STANDARD
1 year, 1 month ago
People in this story:Cassie Patten

Aug. 20, 2018— Olympic open water swimmer Cassie Patten has said more Londoners than ever are taking up the sport to find “solace” from the modern world.

Aug. 20, 2018— Olympic open water swimmer Cassie Patten has said more Londoners than ever are taking up the sport to find “solace” from the modern world.

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Mexican Open Water Swimmers Break Women's World Record Crossing the Tsugaru Channel

1 year, 2 months ago

July 30, 2018— Mexican open water swimmers Nora Toledano and Mariel Hawley broke the women's world record by crossing the Tsugaru Channel.

July 30, 2018— Mexican open water swimmers Nora Toledano and Mariel Hawley broke the women's world record by crossing the Tsugaru Channel.

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Italians Win Double Gold at Open Water Cup in Navia

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 2 months ago

July 28, 2018— The Italians, Pasquale Sanzullo and Veronica Santoni, doubled down the titles in the 4th leg of the LEN European Open Water Cup in Navia. What’s more, in the men’s event they did a complete sweep o…

July 28, 2018— The Italians, Pasquale Sanzullo and Veronica Santoni, doubled down the titles in the 4th leg of the LEN European Open Water Cup in Navia. What’s more, in the men’s event they did a complete sweep o…

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Bill Rose, Tyler Fenwick To Be Named Open Water Coaches for Pan Pacs

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 2 months ago
People in this story:Bill Rose | Tyler Fenwick

July 25, 2018— Tyler Fenwick and Bill Rose have been named head coaches for Team USA at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.

July 25, 2018— Tyler Fenwick and Bill Rose have been named head coaches for Team USA at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.

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Siblings swim English Channel to support Detroit Swims

1 year, 2 months ago

July 25, 2018— Nick and Colleen Anthony have spent summers at the pool, been on swim teams and even played underwater hockey in college. They have grown up swimming. Nick starting at age 9 and Colleen at age 6.

July 25, 2018— Nick and Colleen Anthony have spent summers at the pool, been on swim teams and even played underwater hockey in college. They have grown up swimming. Nick starting at age 9 and Colleen at age 6.

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FINIS Set of the Week: A Distance Swimmer’s Staple

SWIMSWAM
1 year, 2 months ago

July 25, 2018— Whether she’s training for an English Channel crossing or a record-breaking 500 yard swim, this set is a “go-to” in marathon swimmer Catherine Breed’s lineup of workouts.

July 25, 2018— Whether she’s training for an English Channel crossing or a record-breaking 500 yard swim, this set is a “go-to” in marathon swimmer Catherine Breed’s lineup of workouts.

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Baikal Swim 2018.

1 year, 2 months ago

July 23, 2018— Official video report from the X-Waters swim Baikal Swim 2018. July 14-15, the lake.

July 23, 2018— Official video report from the X-Waters swim Baikal Swim 2018. July 14-15, the lake.

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How To: Deal with Sea Lice and Swimmer’s Itch (aka Duck Itch)

LONESWIMMER
1 year, 2 months ago

July 23, 2018— Around the world, 2018 has been a hot summer. I predicted early on before the heat wave that 2018 would see a lot of jellyfish, and so it transpired. I also predict that we will see early and more …

July 23, 2018— Around the world, 2018 has been a hot summer. I predicted early on before the heat wave that 2018 would see a lot of jellyfish, and so it transpired. I also predict that we will see early and more …

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VIDEO: Open water swimming from B.C. to Washington in 24 hours

1 year, 2 months ago

July 21, 2018— The swim will take a full day, meaning Susan Simmons will be swimming in the black of night.

July 21, 2018— The swim will take a full day, meaning Susan Simmons will be swimming in the black of night.

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Vera Rivard Becomes Youngest Person to Cross 25 Miles of Lake Memphremagog Open Water

1 year, 2 months ago

July 21, 2018— Vera Rivard became the youngest person to cross 25 miles of Lake Memphremagog in an open water swim earlier this week.

July 21, 2018— Vera Rivard became the youngest person to cross 25 miles of Lake Memphremagog in an open water swim earlier this week.

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USA Swimming Roster Set for 2018 FINA World Junior Open Water Championships

1 year, 2 months ago
People in this story:Erica Sullivan

July 19, 2018— USA Swimming Roster Set for 2018 FINA World Junior Open Water Championships.

July 19, 2018— USA Swimming Roster Set for 2018 FINA World Junior Open Water Championships.

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Local swimmer covers 70 miles in three countries to achieve swimming Triple Crown

1 year, 3 months ago

July 18, 2018— The Catalina Channel, the English Channel and the Island of Manhattan are all iconic water features with treacherous conditions and deep histories. They are also notches in the belt of local swimmer Abby Bergman who completed swimming’s “Triple Crown” this year by completing the almost 30-mile course through the New York rivers.

July 18, 2018— The Catalina Channel, the English Channel and the Island of Manhattan are all iconic water features with treacherous conditions and deep histories. They are also notches in the belt of local swimmer Abby Bergman who completed swimming’s “Triple Crown” this year by completing the almost 30-mile course through the New York rivers.

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Ural Swim 2018. Official video

1 year, 3 months ago

July 17, 2018— Official video report from the X-Waters Ural Swim 2018. 7-8 July, Lake Turgoyak. 350 participants.

July 17, 2018— Official video report from the X-Waters Ural Swim 2018. 7-8 July, Lake Turgoyak. 350 participants.

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Ultra-Marathon Open Water Swimmers Head From Vermont to Quebec - Swimming World News

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
1 year, 3 months ago

July 17, 2018— Ultra-Marathon Open Water Swimmers Head From Vermont to Quebec

July 17, 2018— Ultra-Marathon Open Water Swimmers Head From Vermont to Quebec

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Islamorada's Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Open Water Swim Returns September 15th

1 year, 3 months ago

July 16, 2018— Islamorada's annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse open water swim is set to return to the Florida Keys on Saturday, September 15th.

July 16, 2018— Islamorada's annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse open water swim is set to return to the Florida Keys on Saturday, September 15th.

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After Reaching 7 Oceans, Cameron Bellamy To Swim Unprecedented 90K Around Barbados

1 year, 3 months ago
People in this story:Cameron Bellamy

July 16, 2018— After Reaching 7 Oceans, Cameron Bellamy To Swim Unprecedented 90K Around Barbados.

July 16, 2018— After Reaching 7 Oceans, Cameron Bellamy To Swim Unprecedented 90K Around Barbados.

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French Win Four Titles At European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Malta

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
1 year, 3 months ago

July 15, 2018— The French claimed four out of six titles in the individual races at the European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Malta.

July 15, 2018— The French claimed four out of six titles in the individual races at the European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Malta.

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STV News – Open water swimmers beat the heat at Loch Lomond

1 year, 3 months ago

July 11, 2018— Visit the post to view the video.

July 11, 2018— Visit the post to view the video.

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Strokes of genius: the beauty and calm of wild swimming

THE GUARDIAN
1 year, 3 months ago

July 10, 2018— From tranquility in the Lake District and Brecon Beacons to lovely lochs in the Cairngorms, six enthusiasts reveal their top spots for a wild swim ...

July 10, 2018— From tranquility in the Lake District and Brecon Beacons to lovely lochs in the Cairngorms, six enthusiasts reveal their top spots for a wild swim ...

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Bay Area Teen Marathon Swimmer Goes for California’s Triple Crown

1 year, 3 months ago

July 7, 2018— Angel More is just 15 years old but she’s already conquered the Catalina Channel, Alcatraz-to-S.F. and now she’s hoping to cross Lake Tahoe.

July 7, 2018— Angel More is just 15 years old but she’s already conquered the Catalina Channel, Alcatraz-to-S.F. and now she’s hoping to cross Lake Tahoe.

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