Berkay’s Butterfly Brings Benefits

GPS tracker courtesy of Evan Morrison, Marathon Swimmers Federation. Melissa Yasmin Berkay writes frequently about open water swimming and elite open water swimmers, from Olympians to channel swimmers, for Swimming World Magazine. It will be [...]

US$20,000 Grand Prize At The Mighty Mac Swim

Courtesy of boat pulling Jim Dreyer, known as the Human Tugboat or The Shark, Michigan. The Mighty Mac Swim is an annual Labor Day race across the Straits of Mackinac between Michigan’s peninsulas, alongside the [...]

Trent Theroux Is Back

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Trent Theroux completed a 17 hour 30 minute 40-mile circumnavigation swim around Aquidneck Island to benefit RISE Above Paralysis. He explains why he attempted this unprecedented swim around the [...]

Salvatore Cimmino Delivers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Many swimmers and many open water swimming events around the world aim to support a local, regional, national or international causes. Swimmers attempt charity swims on behalf of social [...]

Enduring Waves Continues For Isabella

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Enduring Waves for Isabella is another charity swim by Emily von Jentzen. The attorney and ultra-swimmer from Montana who raises money for children with special medical conditions does her [...]

Freezin’ For A Reason

Southern California is the land of surf, sea and starlets. But way up at 7000-feet altitude, Big Bear Lake and its environs are the closest skiing resort to Hollywood. Big Bear and its neighboring Lake [...]

Tim Root Swimming Across The ‘Train

As Tim Root drove across the world's second longest bridge over a body of water, the seeds of his next marathon swim were planted. Root is a 30-year-old marathon swimmer and masters swimming administrator from [...]

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