When A Lady Pushes The Men

Photo of Kirsten Cameron by Antonia Steeg. Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. New Zealand masters swimmer Kirsten Cameron, a world record holder in the pool and a world-class open water swimmer, is the only [...]

Preparing To Endure With Elivar

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Donal Hanrahan and Len Dunne are co-founders of Elivar, a product line of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals tailored specifically for athletes over the age of 35. Active as [...]

Gen X Looking To Test Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Wayne Soutter has convinced a group of 40-year-olds that it is possible to take down one of the longest standing records in the open water swimming world. Back in [...]

Tsugaru Channel Challenges

Craig Lenning, who has successfully crossed the North Channel, the English Channel, the Catalina Channel and Lake Tahoe as well as completed the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim and 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim, took his [...]

The Beltquerung Between Denmark And Germany

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach. Sergio Salomone explains about one of the world's most challenging channel swims: the 25 km Beltquerung. The 25 km channel swim is in cool waters (16°C) of the Fehmarn Belt [...]

Open Water Swimming In Germany

With several world marathon swimming champions and record holders developed in Deutschland - from Thomas Lurz and Christof Wandratsch to Britta Kamrau (on left), Angela Maurer and Peggy Busche, it is no wonder there are [...]

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