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Habits And Idiosyncrasies Of Open Water Swimmers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers have an interesting and personal number of habits, idiosyncrasies, eccentricities, tricks and superstitions before heading offshore to do a channel swim, ice swim, marathon swim or [...]

Remembering Frank Wuest In The Open Water

Courtesy of New England LMSC Board of Directors, Cambridge Masters, and the Boston Light Swim. One of the relay teams in this weekend's Boston Light Swim is Crankin’ for Frank that includes Kate Radville, Sheryl [...]

A Long Night Swimming Across Lake George

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What do American President Thomas Jefferson and U.S. Olympic marathon swimmer Alex Meyer have in common? A love of Lake George in New York. President Jefferson said in 1791, [...]

Shipp To Shore

Photos courtesy of Phil White. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Yesterday, 55-year-old Bill Shipp completed his Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming with a Catalina Channel crossing of 11 hours 47 minutes. The [...]

Penny Palfrey’s Tour Across America Rolls On

Photo courtesy of Thomas Mikkelsen of the Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Association. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After starting her tour across United States with a 9 hour 20 minute crossing of the [...]

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