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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 [...]

Building Blocks Of Winter Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ice swimmer, channel swimmer, marathon swimmer, coach and adventurer Charlotte Brynn was seen helping building the winter swimming venue at the site of the upcoming United States Winter Swimming [...]

Kingdom’s Swimmers Of The Year

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Phil White and the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association had a slew of stars to select from for their 2014 NEKOWSA Swimmer of the Year. * Paula Yankauskas [...]

Border Buster Is A Friendly Competition

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 15-mile Border Buster is a legal exception to the rule of law. Passports and border checks are required when crossing the border between Canada and the United States. [...]

Charlotte Brynn On Road To Completion

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most intriguing figures in the sport of open water swimming is the relatively unheralded Charlotte Brynn. The personable, ever-optimistic New Zealand coach and swimmer is currently [...]

When Failure Is An Option

Walking up on shore and finishing a swim brings smiles to swimmers and their friends and family. The effort, the pain, the sacrifice suddenly evaporates and is replaced by joy. Charlotte Brynn did not have [...]

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