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When Rowing Oars Preceded GPS

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We love these photos provided by Daniel Vizeu Costa Couto from Abilio Couto who crossed the English Channel in 1958 and 1959. It was a different era when escorts [...]

1963 Canadian National Exhibition Marathon Swim

Courtesy of Daniel Vizeu Costa Couto who updates the website of Abilio Couto, an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer. The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) was a series of professional marathon swims in [...]

Paying Tribute To Abilio Couto

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A 2002 Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Abilio Couto was one of those larger-than-life open water swimmers of the 20th century. Rivers, lakes and [...]