local swim(s)

Flying Ferry Completes 5km-10km Open Water Double While Maddie Gough Tops TSS Onslaught

Flying Dutchman Ferry Weertman certainly showed no ill-effects from his 10km victory on Saturday to back up to complete the Brighton Beach double with a commanding Australian 5km Championship victory on Australia Day in Adelaide today.

Pack misses the boat as Dutch Ferry powers home with Hayley Anderson in fine touch

Olympic champion Ferry Weertman has caught the field by surprise, swimming a wider line to the finish to capture the Australian Open Water 10km Championship in perfect conditions at SA’s Brighton Beach today.

50-year-old man makes history swimming under stunning Antarctic ice sheet

A 50-year-old endurance athlete is swimming beneath an ice sheet in Antarctica to raise awareness of climate change.

On Monday, Lewis Pugh plunged into a river formed beneath a rapidly melting ice sheet and swam through waters just a few degrees above zero — wearing nothing but a Speedo, hair cap and goggles. 

Fergil Hesterman, Kyra Wijnker Win Ice Kilometer In Volendam

Dutch ice swimmers Fergil Hesterman and Kyra Wijnker threw down some pretty fast 500m and Ice Kilometer times at the Ice Swimming Volendam event on January 18th-19th in zwembad De Waterdam Edam/Volendam, Netherlands.

Polish Championships - Silesia Winter Swimming 2020

Saturday, 22 February, 2020 (All day)

IISA Polish Championships - Silesia Winter Swimming 2020
Sat, 22 Feb 2020


Saturday, 1 February, 2020 (All day)

Ice Swim in Morocco is the first ice swimming event of its kind in Morocco, with the objective of developing the discipline and offering Moroccan and foreign swimmers a high quality even. Participants can challenge themselves on various distances from 50m to 1 mile. 

8 new European races join the GSS: Alpen Adria Swim Cup!

The 8 races of the Alpen Adria Swim Cup have added more beautiful and majestic European races join the Global Swim Series.  If you include the LGSA Classique on Lake Geneva in Switzerland to the 8 races in the Alpen Adria Swim Cup and that makes 9 European races that have joined in less than a month!  Not to mention the plethora of other GSS races across Europe.  No excuses looking for a race in Europe this summer!

Alpen Adria Swim Cup - Wörthersee

Saturday, 12 September, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, 13 September, 2020 (All day)

Lake Wörthersee, also called the Austrian Riviera, has always captivated people thanks to its fabulous and famous beauty. Crystal-clear turquoise water, embedded in an incredible backdrop with a fabulous mountain panorama. So it almost goes without saying that one of Austria's warmest alpine lakes is once again a fixed point at the Alpen Adria Swim Cup.

Alpen Adria Swim Cup - Weissensee

Saturday, 22 August, 2020 (All day)

The cleanest lake in the Carinthia region of Austria has a special draw among nature lovers. Awarded with the "European Prize for Tourism and Environment", the Weissensee is a true jewel in the Austrian mountains, which impresses with drinking water quality and a spectacular mountainous backdrop.