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Thrice Is Nice With Michelle White

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Michelle White is a 44-year-old Irish open water swimmer who participates in channel crossing relays. Last summer, she became the first known person to complete the Relay Triple Crown [...]

A Crossing Dedicated To All Filipinos

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City, San Miguel Corporation President Ramon Ang and 1st Filipino Movement Founder Honorable Consul Buddy Cunanan announced the 1st Filipino English Channel [...]

The Day Heroes Crossed The Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. On and around September 9th 1985, a slew of renowned open water swimmers finally got their chance to swim across the English Channel. The whole lot of them had [...]

Nik Haynes Going About It All Backwards

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Nik Haynes is a former American collegiate swimmer who set school records at Towson University in Maryland in backstroke. "My goal is to become the fastest and third person* [...]

I Beat Cancer, Then Swam The English Channel

Courtesy of Fitness Magazine by Alli DeFrancesco Miller. "In April 2009, at age 21, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. In August 2013, I became the first Italian woman to successfully swim the English Channel. [...]

Jim Clifford, Thrice As Nice

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 63-year-old Jim Clifford is not one to tout his physical talents, but his channel swims this year certainly proved how talented the low-key American is. This year, Clifford not [...]

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