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Liz Fry, Mild-mannered Trialblazer In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Elizabeth Fry trailblazed another channel to add another notch in her illustrious International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame career. Fry, a 57-year-old financial services expert from New York, took [...]

Trio Of Channel Swimming Legends

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Casually sitting around the docks in San Pedro, California were a trio of channel swimming legends. Just listening to Jersey's Sally Minty-Gravett, Mexico's Nora Toledano Cadena, and America's Elizabeth [...]

Liz Fry, Cover Girl

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Liz Fry keeps getting better and better. Her recent exploits at the 2015 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge mirrored her successes from the English Channel to around Manhattan Island. She swam [...]

Men And Women Couldn’t Be Closer

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is remarkable how close the average times are for men and women in the 4-day stage swim known as the S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge in Arizona. The S.C.A.R. event [...]

How Men And Women Compare In Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The comparison against men and women in the open water is always an interesting exercise, especially since women are on average historically faster than men in the English Channel. [...]

S.C.A.R. Day One In Saguaro

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Day One at the 4-day stage swim, S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge, in Arizona was held across Saguaro, a 9.5-mile (15.2 km) course at 1529-feet (466m) elevation. The growing wind gusts [...]

Celebrating The Career Of Liz Fry

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are few open water swimmers in the world who bring as many smiles and generate as much respect as does Elizabeth Fry. The financial services consultant from Connecticut, [...]

Ram Barkai To Launch New Ice Swimming Website

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Few people have influenced the contemporary ice swimming world like Ram Barkai. The visionary South African aquapreneur has helped the ice swimming community explode around the globe. He has [...]

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