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 [...]

Rough Water, Angry Open Water

When the Tsugaru Channel was added to the Oceans Seven, most channel swimmers around the world said, "Where is that? There are tides in the English Channel, jellyfish in the North Channel, huge ocean swells [...]

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