Charlotte’s Crossing Complete

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Aquatic adventurer Charlotte Brynn completed another border crossing swim: a 16.5-mile circumnavigation of Île Ronde in Québec, Canada. The out-and-back course on Lake Memphremagog that started and finished on [...]

Charlotte Brynn Swims With A Spirit In Mind

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Aquatic adventurer Charlotte Brynn has another border crossing swim coming up on July 24th. "I am super excited about this 16.6-mile circumnavigation of Île Ronde in Québec, Canada. The [...]

Swimming To Skinner Island, Smuggler’s Cave Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Charlotte Brynn and others will participate in the new Skinner Island/Smuggler's Cave Swim, an 18-mile (28.9 km) marathon swim organized by the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association. The [...]

Out Of The Wood, Into The Ice

Courtesy of Phil White, Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival offshore the Mighty Memphremagog, Vermont. Phil White, visionary behind the 2nd annual Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival, described the winter swimming meet in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont, "Swimmers came [...]

What Are The Benefits Of Thousands Of Miles Swum?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We occasionally read about research studies and academic papers on the benefits of vigorous exercise and endurance sports. But these studies are nearly always about marathon runners, cyclists or [...]

Attacking Open Water Swimmers From Below

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ocean swimmers or their support crews may occasionally experience a shark encounter when they see a shark fin at the water's surface, but most swimmers and their support crew [...]

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