When All Eyes Look North

Courtesy of Irish Long Distance Swimming Association and Swim Ireland. For generations, the most difficult, challenging and cruelest channel crossing in the world has generally been considered to be the North Channel, 21 miles between [...]

Sweet Caroline, Good Times Never Seemed So Good*

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Caroline Block is a 32-year-old American anthropologist from Baltimore, Maryland who completed two Oceans Seven channel swims this summer within six weeks. Her English Channel swim was completed in [...]

Sweet Caroline Crosses The North Channel

Courtesy of Infinity Channel Swimming and Piloting Services, North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. "18 days after completing her English Channel crossing, Caroline Block from the U.S.A. completed a successful 21-mile crossing the North [...]

Stephen Carroll Leads Tampa Bay Marathon

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ron Collins had to call on all his decades of open water swimming experience to handle the situations at yesterday's 24 mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim. Collins reported, "With [...]

A Long Night Swimming Across Lake George

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What do American President Thomas Jefferson and U.S. Olympic marathon swimmer Alex Meyer have in common? A love of Lake George in New York. President Jefferson said in 1791, [...]