Melissa Dahl, an American writer and editor for The Science of Us, writes about the uniqueness of open water swimming among endurance sports in her latest article for the New York Magazine.

Read about the data she uncovered and recently published by exercise researcher Beat Knechtle about marathon swimming and the perspectives of channel swimmers Lynne Cox and Evan Morrison about “an intriguing twist on an old theory about extreme endurance events“.

Dahl’s article, The Obscure Ultra-Endurance Sport Women Are Quietly Dominating, is posted here.

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