To educate, entertain, and enthuse all those who venture beyond the shoreline. Over 9,400 articles on solo swims, pro races, relays, charity events, eco-swims, stage swims, marathon swims, trends, products, services, personalities, coaches, governing bodies, rules, demographics, books, films, blogs, conferences, camps, clinics, exploits and happenings in oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, dams, canals, channels, fjords, estuaries, lochs, coves, firths, straits, bays, and harbors.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Alexander Studzinski And Angela Maurer Take Faros Marathon
The 16K swim starts in the harbor of Stari Grad, heads out to sea for 8K in the Adriatic to the tip of the Kabal Peninsula before returning to the finish on the island of Hvar.
Alexander won over 33 competitors who came from the Dominican Republic, Spain, France, Russia, Greece and the Netherlands.
The bright blue skies, Alexander finished in a record time of 3:15:46 followed by Macedonian Evgenij Pop Acev and the first woman, Angela Maurer from Germany. Croatia's top finisher was Tomislav Saldo in fifth. The official results are below:
1. ALEXANDER STUDZINSKI (GERMANY) 3:15:43
2. EVGENIJ POP ACEV (MACEDONIA) 3:19:19
3. JULIEN SAUVAGE (FRANCE) 3:23:41
4. TOMISLAV SOLDO (CROATIA) 3:25:03
5. MARIN MILAN (CROATIA) 3:26:33
6. JOSIP SOLDO (CROATIA) 3:32:54
7. DAAN GLORIE (NETHERLANDS) 3:37:33
8. DUJE MILAN (CROATIA) 3:37:43
9. DEJAN MLADENOVSKI (MACEDONIA) 3:39:52
10. DIAZ MARCOS (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC) 3:49:24
11. DRAŽEN ADŽIÆ (CROATIA) 4:09:46
12. DANIJEL ÈITAR (CROATIA) 4:24:20
13. JOSIP ARALICA (CROATIA) 4:27:37
14. VASO VULIN (CROATIA) 4:32:19
15. BALASZ CSELENY (HUNGARY) 4:52:43
16. FILIP ERCEG (CROATIA) 4:58:52
17. IGNACIO RAVELL (SPAIN) 5:09:49
18. ANES CIPURKOVIĆ (BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA) 5:23:15 - OTL
19. VJEKOSLAV TADIĆ (CROATIA) 5:29:29 - OTL
20. NIKOLA TEPAVČEVIĆ (MONTENEGRO) 6:04:34 - OTL
VID VELIČKOVIČ (SLOVENIA) DNF
1. ANGELA MAURER (GERMANY) 3:22:31
2. ANNA UVAROVA (RUSSIA) 3:22:32
3. CATHLEEN GROSSMANN (GERMANY) 3:40:08
4. EVELIEN SOHL (NETHERLANDS) 3:44:07
5. ANJA TRIŠIÆ (CROATIA) 3:45:32
6. SOFIA PETRENKO (RUSSIA) 3:54:27
7. DINA LEVAÈIÆ (CROATIA) 4:03:47
8. STEPHANIE ERDBRINK (SWITZERLAND) 4:06:03
9. HANA NOVAKOVA (CZECH REPUBLIC) 4:29:26
10. IRENE VAN DER LAAN (NETHERLANDS) 4:39:28
11. MANCA ÈEMAŽAR (SLOVENIA) 4:41:03
SUZANA ŠIKIÆ (CROATIA) DNF
Copyright © 2011 by Open Water Source
Open Water Swimming Magazine
Open Water Swimming MagazineThe Open Water Swimming Magazine is the monthly magazine entirely focused on open water swimming heroes and heroines of every age, ability, and background. Published by the World Open Water Swimming Association, the Open Water Swimming Magazine is a free benefit to WOWSA members.
WOWSA Member Benefits include 12 issues of the Open Water Swimming Magazine, the annual 276-page Open Water Swimming Almanac, a free listing in Sponsor My Swim, outstanding product discounts from FINIS, an entry in Openwaterpedia and more...
The Other Shore
The Other Shore follows world record holder and legendary swimmer Diana Nyad as she comes out of a thirty-year retirement to re-attempt an elusive dream: swimming 103 miles non-stop from Cuba to Florida without the use of a shark cage. Her past and present collide in her obsession with a feat that nobody has ever accomplished. At the edge of The Devil’s Triangle, tropical storms, sharks, venomous jellyfish, and one of the strongest ocean currents in the world, all prove to be life-threatening realities. Timothy Wheeler’s documentary brings Diana Nyad’s extraordinary adventure to life as Diana sets out to prove that will and determination are all you need to make the unimaginable possible.
2014 Open Water Swimming Almanac
An Almanac for Open Water SwimmingAn almanac is essentially a body of knowledge which is so complete that it enables people in different fields to make predictions about the future of their respective industries.
This, for example, was the purpose of the traditional farmers almanacs. It enabled farmers to determine as accurately as possible which crops to plant for the greatest harvests in a given year.
But the farmers almanac was just one example among many.
There are, of course, many different kinds of almanacs.
In fact, there is even one for open water swimming...
Preview the Open Water Swimming Almanac:
The trends are very clear.
The tide is rising for open water swimming.