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Vale Harry Gallagher OAM

Swimming Australia, the Australian Dolphins swim team and the swimming community are mourning the loss of legendary coach, Harry Gallagher OAM, who passed away on Thursday morning aged 96.


Epic swims a test of endurance

Open water swimming is enjoying the sort of success that marathon running did back in the 1970s and 80s.


Changes afoot for Kathmandu Coast to Coast

The Kathmandu Coast to Coast will introduce a handful of changes to its 2021 event as well as opening a new category for the 40th event in 2022.


Competition fierce in Nelson swims

With many of Nelson's top swimmers off to Taupo for Swimming NZ's open water championships and the Epic swims, some of the older competitors must have thought they were in with a chance at Thursday's weekly Port Nelson Swim Series event.


Records shattered in Nelson classic

Swimmers took advantage of perfect conditions to rewrite the record book in the 34th Eyebright Mile in Nelson on Sunday.


Visitors add zest to Nelson swim

A large group of swimmers from Aquagym in Christchurch joined the regular lineup of Nelson competitors at last Thursday's Port Nelson swim from the Nelson Yacht Club.


Olympic Sailor primed for improved Kathmandu Coast to Coast

At this time of year professional yachtsman Hamish Pepper would normally be hard at work in Europe or the United States – but for obvious reasons this last year has been a little different.


Nelson Swim

Oxford Bayley recorded his third win in four starts so far this summer in last Thursday's Port Nelson swim series, finishing 20 seconds ahead of Hayden Squance.


Port Nelson Sea Swim Series

Hayden Squance was at his consistent best and Isabella Thurlow demonstrated that she's up there with the top swimmers in the region as the pair won their respective male and female sections in Thursday's Port Nelson Sea Swim Series.


"Summer water safety"

“If you are going to the river, lake or beach these holidays you need to take time to check out our safety messages.