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Open Water Source, LLC

Open Water Source governs and promotes the Olympic sport of open water swimming, providing news, event governance and wellness programs.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Lifestyle
  • Location Huntington Beach, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Open Water Source provides data management, content creation, event governance, corporate swimming wellness programs and coaching certification programs. No other entity provides this to the emerging sport that attracts 2+ million athletes (average age: 36) to 1,100+ swims and 2,000+ multi-sport events in the US and 16+ million athletes in 6,500+ events in 162 countries. This market is growing exponentially at more than 1 new event per day.


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    Steven Michael Munatones
    Founder & CEO

    A 9-time USA Swimming national team coach and ex-pro swimmer is the sport's leading authority and most prolific creator and distributor of information. He wrote the textbook on the sport and created several brands: Daily News of Open Water Swimming, Oceans Seven, WOWSA (World Open Water Swimming Association), and Openwaterpedia. Previously, the Harvard graduate led several successful product development teams at Hitachi, Aruze and KAATSU USA.

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    Richard Herstone