links to European swimming federations and interesting O.W.S. sites
Heiloo 2014-03-03 Over 950 events already listed. What about yours?
Heiloo 2014-01-01 A new year with already plenty of opportunities listed to swim
Heiloo 2013-11-08 It's time for 24h pool, dips and winterswimming event
2014 RCP Tiburon Mile Postponed source: http://www.rcptiburonmile.com
Since 1999 Robert Placak & the team at RCP Events has brought thousands of swimmers to the beautiful town of Tiburon for a world class, one of a kind Open Water Swim, The RCP Tiburon Mile. US and International Olympians, World Open Water Champions, Special Olympic athletes, US Master and US Swim teams, Collegiate teams and swim enthusiasts worldwide have all enjoyed the 1 nautical mile swim from Angel Island in San Francisco Bay to the shore of downtown Tiburon.
Suzanne Sataline wrote an article for USMS Swimmer Magazine that is about David Barra
Gavin Pike has successfully completed its first icemile. He traveled with five other South Africans off to Antarctica.
A report on Facebook
Here are Knott´s questions and Swim the Costa Brava answers below:
1. I have looked at the itineraries for your swimming holidays and I notice that you usually have 1/2 day swimming (or other activity) and then 1/2 at leisure to explore the local area or doing a gastronomic/cultural experience. Why did you decide to design your itineraries like this (rather than other tour operators which have 2 or even 3 swims per day)?
JULY 12, 2014:
4th NORTH EVIAN GULF CROSSING
SWIMMING MARATHON 14,470m
JULY 13, 2014:
"SKYLLIAS Paisos 2014" 250 m (9-12 years )
"SKYLLIAS efibos 2014 " 500 m ( 13-15 & 16-17 years )
"SKYLLIAS Minor 2014 " 3,000 m ( open class from 16 years * )
«ΣΚΥΛΛΙΑΣ ΠΑΙΣ 2014» 250 μ. (9-12 χρον¤Äν) ««ΣΚΥΛΛΙΑΣ ΕΦΗΒΟΣ 2014» 500 μ. (13-15 &16-17 χρον¤Äν) «ΣΚΥΛΛΙΑΣ ΕΛΑΣΣΩΝ 2014» 3.000 μ. (ανοικτ╬« κατηγορ╬»α απ¤î 16 χρον¤Äν*)
14 or 21 km swimming in canal with the current from Abbiategrasso to Milan
Similar to what is seen in Europe where the confederation that governs swimming in the region, Ligue Européenne de Natation (also known as LEN) oversees an open water swimming series, South America’s Confederación Sudamericana de Natación (CONSANAT) has announced the launch of series of 10K races between March and October of this year. This will be a great advantage for South American open water swimming which has been developing as a regional powerhouse for several years.
A firefighter is preparing to swim the Channel in memory of a former colleague who died of cancer.
Frenchman Cyril Abadie, 46, who hails from Toulouse but lives in Enderby, is a fire safety officer at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service's Birstall headquarters.
He will be fulfilling a pledge made to friend Dave Guilding, from Leicester.
Only two months to go for the first open water swimming event that Swim the Costa Brava runs this year.
Registrations for the Zoot Swim Games event to be held next April, 26, in Barcelona are now open! Get ready for this major sporting event featuring unique format of qualifying rounds and 1.5.km non-competitive race. Don't pass up the opportunity to attend magnificent beach party at the Malamar premises!