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Swimming Event Helping To Save Our Seas on World Oceans Day

Durban, South Africa - Durban's Sarah Ferguson may be best known as a record-breaking endurance swimmer, but her motivation for organising the World Ocean Day Swim on June 8 is way more important than "just" providing a quality sports event in Durban for her fellow swimmers. Ferguson has conquered s...

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Dylan Gravley Caps Open Water Nationals with 5K Men’s Title

Dylan Gravley Caps Open Water Nationals with 5K Men’s Title Dylan Gravley finished up the 2024 Open Water Nationals by winning the men’s 5-kilometer swim in Sarasota, Fla., Sunday. Gravely, the Las Vegas native and Sandpipers of Nevada alum competing for Sun Devil Swimming, clocked in at 54 minutes,...

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Katie Grimes Wins Third Straight 10K to Start U.S. Open Water Nationals

Katie Grimes Wins Third Straight 10K to Start U.S. Open Water Nationals Olympian Katie Grimes won her third straight title in the women’s 10-kilometer swim on Friday to begin U.S. Open Water Nationals. France’s Axel Reymond won the men’s event in a photo finish with American Paris Olympic qualifier ...

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Swim Across America Events Span Nantucket to Golden Gate Bridge

In 2024, thousands of swimmers and volunteers committed to fighting cancer will be making waves against cancer by participating in charity swims with Swim Across America. The swims take place April 20 through October 6, 2024. This year's schedule includes 24 communities with open water swims and hun...

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Markus Rogan, Michael Donaldson Among Ice Swim Record Setters

Markus Rogan, Michael Donaldson Among Ice Swim Record Setters Olympic medalist Markus Rogan and training partner Michael Donaldson were among the swimmers to set ice swimming records in Austria recently. Rogan swam 111.2 meter under ice, a number he chose to honor the birthdate of his eldest son. Do...

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IMSHOF Selects 13 Honorees for the Class of 2024

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) is different from most sports halls – Honorees do not have to be retired to be inducted.  The sport is often a lifetime activity – 50 years in some cases. One example, Honoree Michael P. Read, MBE - Class of 1978 swam the English Channel 33 t...

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Canada’s Emma Finlin Gets Spot at Paris Olympics with Extra Quota Spot

Canada’s Emma Finlin Gets Spot at Paris Olympics with Extra Quota Spot Three days after finishing 24th in the women’s 10-kilometer swim at the World Aquatics Championships, Canadian teen Emma Finlin found out Tuesday that she’s done enough to get to the Paris Olympics. Canada was granted an unalloca...

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Open Water Swimmer Brennan Gravley Announces Retirement

Open Water Swimmer Brennan Gravley Announces Retirement Brennan Gravley, an NCAA qualifier at the University of Florida and a Pan Am Games open water champ, has announced his retirement. Gravley, who wrapped up his final season in Gainesville in 2023, made the announcement this week on social media....

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American Claire Weinstein Wins World Aquatics Open Water Cup Finale

American Claire Weinstein Wins World Aquatics Open Water Cup Finale American Claire Weinstein won the final installment of the 2023 World Aquatics Open Water Cup on Saturday in Funchal, Portugal. Weinstein led three Americans in the top five and win came ahead of a crowd of contenders for the season...