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    Video: Measuring swim route distance in a river

    Open water swimming distances are measured by the shortest swimmable path between the start and finish. The easiest way to do this...

    2021 MSF Photo Calendar now available

    We are proud to announce the seventh annual MSF Photo Calendar, featuring images from Brazil, Hong Kong, Romania, St. Lucia, Scotland, Northern...

    MSF Service to Marathon Swimming Award, 2019-20 – Phil White

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    The recipient of the 2019-2020 MSF Service to Marathon Swimming Award, recognizing outstanding contributions to the sport in a non-swimming role, is...

    New MSF Documented Swims (August 2020)

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    by MSF Documented Swims coordinator Evan Morrison I'm pleased to announce the publication of nine impressive new MSF Documented...

    New Documented Swim – Alyssa Langlais – Isles of Shoals

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    Now published and pending ratification is documentation of Alyssa Langlais's 6.7-mile swim across the channel between Isles of Shoals and the New...

    Bárbara Hernández Huerta – first Chilean to complete Triple Crown

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    Bárbara Hernández Huerta of Santiago, Chile is the 242nd person and first Chilean to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming....

    Sarah Thomas demonstrates “quick feed” technique

    Sometimes marathon swimmers treat their feed stops as a chance for a rest and a chat. Keep in mind this extra stoppage...

    Kellie Latimer swims double crossing of Long Lake, Maine

    Kellie Latimer of Franklin, Mass., completed an unprecedented double-length crossing of Long Lake, Maine yesterday - Harrison to Naples and returning to...

    New Documented Swims – Isaac Yuen and Cheryl Coletti-Lawson

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    Two new Documented Swims are now published and pending ratification: Isaac Wan-Ho Yuen - Port Shelter (Hong Kong) loop...

    Sarah Thomas sets Anacapa women’s course record

    The Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association reports that Sarah Thomas swam from Anacapa Island to Oxnard this morning in 5 hours, 7...