6 Down, 1 To Go For Adam Walker

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. He almost made it look easy and he certainly made it look fun. Adam Walker completed the Cook Strait in 8 hours 36 minutes yesterday, completing six out of [...]

Transferrable Water Polo Skills To The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "Morning ocean races were followed by water polo tournaments throughout the summer," recalls Steven Munatones of his aquatic upbringing in Huntington Beach, California. "If you were into both sports, [...]

Ten Perks Of Being An Open Water Swimmer

There are many reasons to be an open water swimmer, but here are some perks of the sport: 1. Sartorial pleasure: You can wear swimsuits with cool designs. 2. Marine observation: You can see first-hand [...]

It’s Where I Am Home

It's Where I Am Home Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers often write poetically about their experiences in the oceans and lakes around the world. The aquatic adventurists also speak eloquently about [...]

Nicknames of Open Water Swimmers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are a number of colorful champions, powerful personalities and charismatic characters in the open water swimming world with unusual, funny, poignant or profound nicknames: Many of these individuals [...]

Oh That Has Got To Hurt!

Adam Walker has put in the miles. Adam Walker has put in the hours. Adam Walker has felt the pain. And he has also felt the joy, the excitement and the self-satisfaction of open water [...]

Free Wi-Fi In Japan For Foreign Swimmers

For an increasing number of channel swimmers who are attempting Tsugaru Channel crossings or who are participating in the increasing number of open water swims in Japan like with the Japan International Open Water Swimming [...]

Ka’iwi Channel Swimmers Association Grows

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Bill Goding and Linda Kaiser started the Ka'iwi Channel Swimmers Association and are offering certificates to all 28 of the past successful swimmers of the 26-mile Molokai Channel. "We [...]

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