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Robert Kent

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With the addition of 5 races in Ireland & Northern Ireland, they now have an incredible total of 18 (7+11, respectively)! With this kind of enthusiasm for open water swimming it probably isn't too surprising that 3 1/2 of the...
Sunday, July 16th, marks the 3rd Annual North Shore Challenge. A Global Swim Series member since day one of the GSS, the North Shore Challenge is a fundraiser for Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre. This event takes place in...
It all started when World Renowned Artist, Lighthouse Larry, decided to swim, in his native town of Islamorada, to Alligator Lighthouse and back, alone and self-supported, his friends thought he was crazy. When he then said out loud “every open water swimmer should...
Great name, "Swim Defiance".  And no, it doesn't involve swimming where there is a "no swimming" sign. Swim Defiance is actually a race from Port Defiance across the Puget Sound.  You actually have a choice of the "one way" 3k...
Key West is a special place. Even an odd place.  It is a Caribbean Island, but it’s part of the US.  And even though it is an island, you can actually drive there. (okay for the geographical purists, it is...
Only days after Croatia joined the Global Swim Series by adding the Raslina Swimming Marathon, comes the first GSS race in the Philippines: "GSS - Philippines" will be the first Global Swim Series race in the Philippines and is being...
Well this is a huge milestone for us at the Global Swim Series... the 100th race has just joined!  In 2 years and 1 month we have gone from a start up idea to having 100 races in the...
The first Croatian race has joined the Global Swim Series and Croatia becomes the 30th country in the GSS! The Raslina Swimming Marathon is part of the Croatian Cup and was first held in 2010.  Since then it has grown...
VOWSA (Vancouver Open Water Swimming Association) has just added 3 great, and very different, races to the Global Swim Series. Along with the race just across the bay, the Nanimo Ocean Swim, on Vancouver Island, this makes 4 spectacularly beautiful...
With all the excitement around the GSS awards being announced last week it was easy to forget about what ended up being the last race of the season, the exciting GSS Pacific Championships. After having to postpone the GSS Pacific...
The Freestyle Experience is going back to Barbados!
Join us for a week-long swimming adventure in sunny Barbados - coached exclusively by OLYMPIANS!
The Freestyle Experience Camp Barbados is designed for all levels of masters and open water swimmers and triathletes offering incredible coaching at a world class facility. All this takes places around the Barbados Open Water Festival allowing swimmers the opportunity for the swim trip of a lifetime!