Endless Pools News: open water swimming

At 71, a First-Time Ironman Still Learning to Swim

"I didn't think it was possible," admits 71-year-old Peter Lowman about his attitude before completing the grueling 140.6-mile IRONMAN™ triathlon. "My swimming was pretty poor." Fortunately, he was able to train Original Endless Pool® in his garden.

Letter from Germany: Swim to Infinity and Beyond with Endless Pools

This German triathlete, along with her sports photographer, are always on the lookout for the next challenge. While at the IRONMAN® World Championship, she took test-swam in the Endless Pool...

3 Swim Drills for Better Triathlon Sighting

Triathletes and open water swimmers, this one’s for you! SwimBox's Lissa Latella shares 3 swimming drills to improve your sighting in the open water. Along with 2 bonus training tips, specially designed for the Endless Pool, the drills can help you get out of the water faster!

Marcus Cook's IRONMAN Journey Wraps in NYC

Take a look back at the inspiring weight loss journey of Marcus Cook. He lost nearly 300 pounds and completed the IRONMAN World Championship! Tonight, as he's in New York City for the world premiere of NBC's IRONMAN broadcast, we learn from Marcus how to "make everything in your life better."

Tracy Sharp is on Her Way to Swimming “Perfection”

“I could swim a length and be gasping for air,” recalls Tracy Sharp. Then she started training with Coach Mary Hardwick in the Endless Pool®. This video shows her astounding progress ...

Racing Kona After 50

To train for the grueling IRONMAN™ World Championship, these triathletes over 50 turn to their Endless Pools for convenient open water swim training. Watch these brief videos of two inspiring competitors.

From Tri Training to Low Back Pain, Cam Keeps Swimming

"My racing days may be done because of my lower back," says Cameron L., a seven-time IRONMAN World Championship triathlete. Fortunately, he can still swim! The Original Endless Pool that he trained for triathlon in now helps to strengthen his back .

The Week in Swimming 6/15/2018

Six swimmers to watch at this weekends 2018 Charlotte Ultra Swim, plus the best local swimming holes, new records from Adam Peaty and Katie Ledecky, why Ryan Lochte still swims, and what drives Simone Manuel?

Down 300 Pounds, Marcus Cook is on a Mission

Marcus Cook weighed almost 500 pounds when a dying friend implored him to shape up for himself and his family. In just a few years, he's learned to swim in his backyard Endless Pool and now races triathlons to inspire others to lose weight too.

7 Reasons this Enduroman Trains in his Endless Pool

How do you prepare for an English Channel swim in Little Rock? If you're paratriathlete Chris M., you train in your home Endless Pool. He notes 7 key advantages of swim training at home for the grueling 289-mile Enduroman Arch2Arc triathlon.

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