6 Down, 1 To Go For Adam Walker

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. He almost made it look easy and he certainly made it look fun. Adam Walker completed the Cook Strait in 8 hours 36 minutes yesterday, completing six out of [...]

Peter Attia’s Got Grit

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Of all the people in the open water swimming world, few have the rare grit and determination of Dr. Peter Attia. The co-founder and President of the Nutrition Science [...]

The Roman Empire In The Open Water

Joe Roman writes about mammals that open water swimmers encounter from Maui to the Maldives. In his book Whale, the conservation biologist from Vermont explores the role cetaceans have played in history, the human imagination, [...]

Badges Of Honour In Open Water Swimming

There are certain Badges of Honour among open water swimmers, triathletes, surfers, and other marine sports enthusiasts. Badges of Honour are simple descriptions of profound and unique personal experiences that are intimately shared among millions [...]

Are Sharks Afraid Of Dolphins?

Open water swimmers around the world, especially channel swimmers and marathon swimmers, often tell newcomers that when dolphins or porpoise are near them in the open water, there is no need to fear sharks. It [...]

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