Whether you’re swimming for fitness in the open water or training for an open water race or triathlon, the person most responsible for your safety is you.
Making a plan for your next big open water swim is essential if you want success.
If you think a long open water race is something you’d like to try, here are a few things to keep in mind to help you finish with a big smile on your face.
As I walk to the dock where Portland’s “River Huggers,” the Willamette River swimmers, gather daily to swim across the river under the Hawthorne Bridge, second thoughts crowd against third and fourth. The chilly air on this early We...
Stephanie Lemmons and Megan Tosh were among the 15 or so swimmers to compete in the three open water national championships in the Pacific Northwest in July.
The U.S. Masters Swimming Sprint-Distance Open Water National Championship drew 73 swimmers from 18 states and 23 clubs.
Some careful and calculated pool sets will help you swim within yourself, race so you enjoy it, and make you as fast as you can be.
Hardy Lussier’s dedication helped him come in second place on the men’s side with a time of 1:05:51 on Sunday in the U.S. Masters Swimming Long Distance Open Water National Championship. The 5-kilometer race was in Elk Lake in Oregon abou...
An open water swim can be daunting but also exhilarating, fulfilling, and fun. To be a successful open water swimmer you must have a nutrition plan. Your nutrition plan should include fuel and hydration supplementation for both your trainin...
Abbey Erwin edged out her father, Jeff Erwin, to win the 2-Mile Cable Open Water title in Oregon