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    Marathon Swimming in Chile: Lago Villarrica and Viña del Mar Coast

    Shortly after arriving in Chile from Sydney, Australian marathon swimmer, Ross Youngman teamed up with local Chilean marathon swimmer, Francisco Aguirre. Youngman was seeking traditional marathon swims in Chile and Aguirre was training for upcoming Catalina and Manhattan swims. Together, they organized two unique challenges: a historical route across Lago Villarrica and a coastal swim on the shoreline of Chile.

    On NYAD: An open letter to the marathon swimming community

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    by Evan Morrison Fellow marathon swimmers: Through my various roles in marathon swimming — administrator (MSF, SBCSA),...

    LongSwims Event Reviews: A First Look

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    Last week we launched LongSwims Event Reviews - a new platform for marathon swimmers to rate and review organizers, boat pilots, and...

    Announcing LongSwims Event Reviews

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    The once-obscure sport of solo marathon swimming has seen, in recent years, increasing commercialization among organizers and piloting businesses. This is, on...

    Now Available – MSF 2023 Photo Calendar

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    Announcing the 9th annual MSF Photo Calendar - a stunning set of marathon swimming images to inspire us through 2023. Congratulations to...

    Team Rivard Makes History in Catalina Channel

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    The first time I met Margaret Rivard, she was about 8 years old—just a wisp of a child, with a big toothy...

    2021 Boston Light Swim A Sunny Success

    Mother Nature welcomed swimmers back with open arms, clear skies, and cool, sunny conditions. Eighteen of the 19 solo swimmers successfully completed the swim.

    New Lake Tahoe length record set by Michael Rice

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    Michael Rice of Golden, Colorado set a new course record this morning on the standard length route of Lake Tahoe - 34.2...

    Recapping the Men’s Olympic 10K Marathon Swim

    Germany’s Florian Wellbrock powered to a gold-medal finish in the men’s 10K marathon swim at the Tokyo Olympics on 5 August 2021....

    Recapping the Women’s Olympic 10K Marathon Swim

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    The Olympic 10K marathon swim is a unique animal, more akin in some respects to pool swimming than its wild, channel-crossing sibling....