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Carina Bruwer Is A Little Fighter

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Of the more than 2,000 swimmers who participated in the SwimTheIsland event in Bergeggi, Italy, there was one swimmer who pulled double-duty. While there are a number of race [...]

From Around The World, They Swim The Island

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Doug Woodring traveled from Hong Kong and Carina Bruwer traveled from South Africa to the northwest coast of Italy. They are both participating in the Swim The Island event [...]

Carina Bruwer, In And Out Of The Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In the morning, they are decked out in swimwear and goggles. With their hair often bundled up in a swim cap and goggles over their eyes, swimmers often look [...]

Carina Bruwer Swimming For Hope

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Carina Bruwer will take her Swim For Hope project to Europe this month. The mother and lead player of SAMA Award-winning instrumental pop group Sterling EQ will undertake two [...]

Women versus Men In The Open Water World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. South African swimmer Theodore Yach asked a question whose answer is not surprising to those in the open water swimming community: Are women equal or better at ultra sea [...]

14 In, 14 Out In Successful Swim For Hope

14 dramatically walked in through large surf and 14 successfully walked out. The 100% success rate for the 14 swimmers who participated in today’s 8 km Swim For Hope in South Africa was augmented by [...]

Swim For Hope Around Cape Point Is On

15 swimmers between 24 and 61 years will attempt an extreme Swim For Hope tomorrow around Cape Point in South Africa. Fewer than 25 people in the history have successfully completed the 8 km rounding [...]

Peter Bales, A Navigating Giant Of South Africa

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Michael Oram (English Channel), Rafael Gutiérrez Mesa (Strait of Gibraltar), Quinten Nelson (North Channel), Greg Elliott (Catalina Channel), Captain Mizushima (Tsugaru Channel), Bob Andrieux (Santa Barbara Channel), and Charlie [...]

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