Strange But True 7-Hour Open Water Swim

Swimmers in Northern California have their Alcatraz Swims. The South Africans have their Robben Island swims. The Irish have their Spike Island swims. These are all part of the famed Triple Crown of Prison Island [...]

Black Swimming History With Charlie Chapman

Black Swimming History With Charlie Chapman Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Charles Chapman, Jr. was the first African-American to swim across the English Channel and is celebrated in the International Swimming Hall of Fame's [...]

Circumnavigations In The Open Water

The world presents so many open water swimming venues, the list of possible circumnavigations is endless. But this very short list below describes some of the more established around-the-island swims around the world. If your [...]

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