Curriculum Offerings Of Open Water Swimming University

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. As the World Open Water Swimming Association swimmers and coaches certification program transitions to a more comprehensive offering, it hopes to inspire and educate swimmers, triathletes, coaches and support [...]

The Greatest Englishmen Is Here

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. James Salter of Marathon Films announced to the English Channel community that his film made together with Justin Hardy, and John Toba with Jack Fishburn and Muireann Price is [...]

What Is The Fairest Channel Of Them All?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Mackenzie Miller finishing on Sandy Beach on Oahu. Adam Walker after his Molokai Channel swim. Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jeff Kozolvich and Steve Haumschild frequently escort people [...]

Orienteering In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Channel swimming, marathon swimming, ice swimming, and various other niche areas of open water swimming from expedition swimming to sea trekking have taken off all over the world. Whether [...]

Steve Minaglia, Pioneering Pailolo Two-Way

On November 30th, Dr. Steve Minaglia completed an 11 hour 10 minute two-way crossing of the Pailolo Channel between the islands of Molokai and Maui. Escorted by pilot Paul Luuwai from Maui and paddle boarder [...]

How Are Open Water Swimmers Like Programmers?

Open water swimmers come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life and from various cultures and backgrounds. Whether they specialize in ice swimming, ocean swimming, channel swimming, stage swimming or marathon [...]

How’s Filmmaking Like A Channel Swim?

How is filmmaking like channel swimming? They both start with an idea that eventually grows into some much greater with the effort and passion of an artisan. They both involve a number of stages and [...]

Is Open Water Swimming An Endurance Sport?

The primary reasons for starting Openwaterpedia was for a few simple reasons: 1. Wikipedia encourages the addition of entries about people who are notable; but does not allow the addition of individuals who are not [...]

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