Getting Ready To Dive In

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Anthony McCarley knows well the ebbs and flows of the ocean as a long-time abalone fisherman from northern California. He understands its unpredictability and challenges. But McCarley now lives [...]

Where Greatness Is The Standard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are pockets of greatness in the open water swimming world. These locations are like an oasis, a watering hole of outstanding open water swimmers. From Melbourne and Sydney [...]

Swimming For The Third Boat

Photo of Darren Miller in the Molokai Channel, courtesy of Steve Haumschild. It is not often when a swimmer is featured on the home page of a major American university. But it is not often [...]

Renaissance Men In The Open Water World

Renaissance Men In The Open Water World Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A Renaissance man is often applied to the gifted people of the Renaissance era (from the 14th to 17th century) who sought [...]

4 Long Days, 4 Longer Swims For Kristin Jones

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge has a wonderful way to showcase veteran and emerging marathon swimmers. Last year, Grace van der Byl swept all four legs of the 4-day stage [...]

Darren Miller Honored With The MSF Barra Award

The Marathon Swimmers Forum announced Darren Miller as the recipient of its 2013 Barra Award. Named after famed American channel swimmer David Barra, the Barra Award considers not just swimming achievements, but also the person's [...]

Darren Miller Achieving The Oceans Seven

The people on the global Oceans Seven list truly come from all walks of life. Stephen Redmond is a former rugby player. Anna-Carin Nordin travels without a coach, trainer or entourage of any sort. Michelle [...]

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