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5 Amazing Races in Auckland – Auckland Central Masters Swim Season Preview

There's a lot of open water swimming action coming up in Auckland, New Zealand.  With the GSS actions shifting to primarily Southern Hemisphere racing, we've turned our attention to a very busy season ahead in New Zealand.  Last season, the New Zealanders were right up there in the Global...

Toronto Island Lake Swim 2018 Success

This year’s Toronto Island Lake Swim was another swimming success with over 200 participants! Although the conditions were wavy and the water was crisp, the sun was shinning and the swimmers proved tough putting up some fantastic times. There were three race distances this year at the 6th annual TILS,...

Plenty of Action Ahead in New Zealand

It's been a busy few months on the Global Swim Series calendar and so far we've seen a ton of action as swimmers from across North America and Europe have completed the bulk of their season.  At this point swimmers from Canada, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Russia, the USA and...

2018 LOST Race and LOST Mile Recap

The 2018 LOST Race and LOST Mile race day turned out to be an incredible day of excitement, fun, and perfect warm summer weather. Despite the wavy conditions, the water was warm and a welcome change from the past few years where cold temperatures prevented swimmers from competing in...

Hit the Waves at the Newport Pool to Peak Ocean Swim

The Newport Surf Club's marquee event the Pool to Peak Ocean Swim, is back on the Global Swim Series calendar this January.  Located at one of Sydney, Australia's nicest Northern beaches this is a great swim to celebrate summer in Australia.  As with many Australian beach swims, the swim...

Wounded Veterans to Lead 400 Swimmers Across Straits of Mackinac

A team of four wounded U.S. Veterans are planned to lead 400 swimmers in an unprecedented combined attempt to swim between Michigan’s peninsulas, across the 4-mile width of the Straits of Mackinac. The Veteran Swim team will symbolically and ceremoniously lead the internationally-sanctioned Mighty Mac Swim when the newly-expanded...

Swimming through the city in Roermond

The Roermond City Swim is an incredible opportunity to swim along the Maas and Roer rivers in a historic city centre. The race is hosted in downtown Roermond located in the southeastern part of the Netherlands and boasts a unique swim through the centre of town.At this family friendly...

Swim Around Barbados for a Great Cause!

GSS focuses on promoting open water swimming for all levels and celebrating success in open water swimming throughout the world. Cameron’s story is an amazing example of an open water swimmer worth celebrating. His dedication to endurance open water swimming has led him to incredible feats with a purpose...

Fast, Fun & Tide Assisted 10K… in Florida!

The 20th GSS race in the United States is Jacksonville, Florida's: "Up the River Downtown"! DRC Sports and JumpingFish present Jacksonville’s first marathon swim in the St. Johns River. Jacksonville’s Up the River Downtown 10k Open Water Race starts at Jacksonville University on the beach and finishes at Riverside Arts Market...

Have a True Florida Keys Adventure at the Swim For Alligator Lighthouse

The Florida Keys have always been known for their beautiful crystal-clear waters and relaxing island lifestyle, but they’re also a growing name on the open water swimming scene as well. The Swim for Alligator Lighthouse in gorgeous Islamorada, Florida is back in action this year and boasts an amazing tropical...

Three incredible races in Ireland, don’t miss out!

Ireland is home to a rich tradition of open water swimming and these three unique races are back in the GSS calendar for another exciting year of competition. Leinster Open Sea is the host of these three races and is an amazing non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting open water swimming...

The Toronto Island Lake Swim is Back and Better Than Ever!

The Toronto Island Lake Swim is back in action this year and will highlight what's been a great summer of GSS races in Canada. Last year the swim unfortunately wasn’t held due to flooding issues that plagued the island throughout the summer, but it's back this year and should...

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