The Kings And Queens Of Cabrillo Beach

John Olguin and Jack Cheaney co-founded the Cabrillo Beach Polar Bear Club in Southern California in 1953. The Cabrillo Beach Polar Bears is a club of open water swimmers who train at Cabrillo Beach in [...]

Open Water Swimmer Jamming In California

Sunny skies, wide sandy beaches, Hollywood, Disneyland, skateboarders, and surfers. There are lots of different images that come to mind when Southern California is the topic. And one thing that Southern California - a land [...]

Catalina Channel Competitions Back In The Day

Back in 1984 and 1989, Penny Dean and John York, along with a number of other long-time marathon swimming enthusiasts under the auspices of the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, organized a Cross Catalina Channel race [...]