Alex Kostich Talks About His Passions On WOWSA Live

Photo by SBR, Inc.

Sponsored by KAATSU Global, Huntington Beach, California.

Alex Kostich is one of the most prolific open water swimmers in America who set world records around Bora Bora and Pitcairn Island in the Pacific Ocean.

The 50-year-old former collegiate swimmer at Stanford University covered a number of wide-ranging topics during his interesting WOWSA Live interview with International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame chairperson Ned Denison:

* loving the sport of pool and open water swimming
* feeling the 1500m freestyle was a sprint
* finding his rhythm in swims between 10 km and 25 km
* balancing a career in Hollywood and his new love of open water swimming
* winning La Jolla Rough Water Swim, St. Croix Coral Reef Swim, and the Waikiki Roughwater Swim multiple times since 1994
* tapering for the Waikiki Roughwater Swim where he won multiple times since 1994
* swimming 9,000 yards in his first post-lockdown pool workouts
* racing against Ryk Neethling in Waikiki
* seeding the idea of swimming around Pitcairn Island, an island with 29 residents
* explaining the rough water conditions around Pitcairn Island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean
* planning a swim around White Island volcano in New Zealand
* swimming around Bora Bora

Copyright 2008 – 2020 by World Open Water Swimming Association