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Virtual Open Water Swim Challenge
Our swimming friend Karen Reeder from usopenaterswimming.org is organizing a great Virtual Open Water Swim Challenge that takes you swimming from Alaska to Mississippi river to Great Salt Lake and more. Eligibility: Open to anyone who swims!  Categories: Participants pick ONE of 5 goal distances to complete within the 6 month time-frame.  After sign up,…
A Strel Swimming Story From Croatia
This is an article written by our guest Jacqui Tong who came on our Croatia trip this summer. A Strel Swimming Story From Croatia, thank you Jacqui, we very appreciate your words! It is often the case that when we are excited about something we run with high expectations and, sadly, reality doesn’t live up…
Mississippi River Swim 10th anniversary
10 years ago legendary swimmer Martin Strel (Big River Man) swam the entire length of the America´s mighty Mississippi River. Later on he also conquered the improbable lengths and dangers of the Amazon, Yangtze, Danube and Paraná rivers and became the first human ever to have swum all 5 of the greatest rivers on the…
Swimming Smiths blog about Slovenia swimming tour
We were proud to meet a wonderful family from the Unites States which came all the way to Slovenia to swim with us. Believe it or not, they had a fantastic time and even put together a blog where they share their first hand experiences from the trip. The blog is called “Swimming Smiths”. Here…
Why Go for Open Water Swimming
Open water swimming is an increasingly popular activity, with people taking to inland lakes, rivers and canals as well as the open sea to reap the benefits of this exhilarating form of exercise. Inland lakes and rivers are ideal for beginners and experienced swimmers alike, and many lake and mountainside resorts offer open water swimming…
Open Water Swimmer Show premieres on National Geographic
A new TV show Open Water Swimmer (Enigma man) premieres on National Geographic Channel, Thursday, May 10 at 7:00 pm (ET/PT). The one hour show features the mindset of great marathon swimmers. Is it possible to identify living individuals simply through clues on and inside their bodies? For forensic detectives and scientists, it’s the ultimate…
H2open Swimming Event
We would like to express a big thanks for coming and stopping at our stand on Saturday at H2open swimming event in Reading UK. Despite the rainy weather, hopefully you enjoyed the swim race, atmosphere  and all our smiling faces. We were absolutely happy with the event organisation and look forward to return next year.…
H2Open water swimming event at Reading Lake, UK
Open water swimming is rapidly growing sport and creates more and more events every year. We currently run swimming adventure tours on Slovenian Lakes, Croatian Islands and at Lake Powell, Arizona. H2Open magazine is organising first H2Open Day on Saturday 28 April 2012 in Reading, UK. Event organiser calls it: »A day of open water…
Martin Strel´s Epic Amazon Swim celebrates 5 year anniversary
Marathon swimmer, Martin Strel, today nicknamed Big River Man, made history on Easter Day, April 08, 2007. He swam 5268 kms (3274 miles) of the Amazon river in 66 consecutive days and received global recognition. No other person has ever tried to achieve this feat. The entire world and all media outlets were following him,…