San Francisco Bay And Aquatic Park Are Hard To Beat

When open water swimmers gather around the fireplace and talk about all the great gathering holes around the world, certain locations always come to mind. Dover, Sandycove, Serpentine, Sydney, Perth, Waikiki Beach, Copacabana Beach, Cancún, [...]

Old Goats Of San Francisco Takes To Water

The Old Goats are a self-proclaimed group of veteran open water swimmers from the Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club of San Francisco who swim daily in Aquatic Park in San Francisco Bay, California. They are [...]

Millennium Club To Be Formed In Aquatic Park

David Maloney is planning to become the first person to complete 1,000 RTF (Round Trip Flag) swims within Aquatic Park. The open water swimming stalwart has consistently volunteered over the years as an escort rower [...]

How Do You Know You’re A Marathon Swimmer?

Endurance athletes in every sport are a breed apart. They are often more cerebral than celebrated, more introverted than extroverted, more inspirational than arrogant. They know what they want and they set an agenda to [...]

Cool California Characters – Darrin Connolly

There are well-known open water swimming waterways around the world: Sandycove Island (Ireland), Strait of Messina (Sicily), Cape Town (South Africa), Dover Harbour (England), Seven Mile Beach (Grand Cayman), Copacabana Beach (Rio de Janeiro) and [...]

Zina Deretsky, Swimmer And Postcard Painter

Zina Deretsky, Swimmer And Postcard Painter Courtesy of WOWSA, San Francisco Bay, California. Zina Deretsky, a science and medical illustrator by day, is also an open water swimmer and postcard painter. "I'm definitely no powerhouse [...]

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