Pioneers Honoured At The Hall Of Fame Ceremonies

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pioneers who were honored at the 2014 International Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies held on the Isle of Bute in Scotland included George Young (represented by Catalina Channel [...]

The Heart Of Lions

The Heart Of Lions Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. An interesting bit of trivia researched by Ned Denison on Ireland: nearly 44% of the honorees in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame have [...]

Sea Swimming Is A Beautiful Thing

Doloranda Hannah Pember, the daughter of Mercedes Gleitze accepted her mother's award as an Honour Pioneer Swimmer at 2013 the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame ceremonies in Cork, Ireland. Pember is putting together an [...]

Dale Petranech Honored By The Hall Of Fame

Long-time administrator Dale Petranech was honored at the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies for his commitment and behind-the-scenes work oiling the Hall of Fame machinery. Petranech was placed on the final ballot [...]

Medleying In The Open Water

Some swimmers use butterfly the last few meters of their open water swims. Many swimmers roll over on their backs and do backstroke during their swims to relieve their shoulders and necks. Others switch over [...]

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