Monday, June 26, 2017

The 2017/18 GSS Season is Officially Here!

With the 2016/17 Season awards having been announced just a few days ago, we’re ready to get back to the action and kick off...

Announcing the Global Swim Series 2016/17 Global Champions

Well, it's that time of year again.  Time to officially announce the Global Champions of the Gobal Swim Series.  It's been a long season...

Austria to host the 2nd GSS European Championships

After a successful first European Championships held in Camlough, Ireland in 2016, the second GSS Euro Champs will be in Austria. Specifically the "GSS –...

Delaware jumps in with: Escape to Lewes

And it is quite a jump. All swimmers know about escaping from Alcatraz, well this is kind of the east coast equivalent.  Except instead of escaping "from"...

Get to the point: The Point to LaPointe Swim

Another amazing swim on the Great Lakes is the Point to Lapointe Swim in Lake Superior, starting in Bayfield, Wisconsin. The race is actually pretty...

Open water swimming… in Alaska? Absolutely.

So the latest addition to the Global Swim Series is the "Change Your Latitude" swim in Sitka, Alaska.  And at 57 degrees north latitude...

England enters the GSS with one of the oldest races in the world.

The Dee Mile is one of the oldest races in the world and is also the first open water swim in England to join...

The largest race in the world joins the GSS… over 16,000 swimmers

You read that right, there are over 16,000 swimmers in South Africa's "Midmar Mile". This makes it the third incredible race in South Africa to...

The Great Australia Day Swim joins the Global Swim Series

The Swimland "Great Australia Day Swim" features a variety of races that attract over 900 swimmers!  The race is actually part of an entire...