Fran Was My Friend

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA issued information announcing several open water swimming stars and Olympians who will be participating in its FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Abu Dhabi on March 13th, [...]

Athletes Do The Right Thing By Craig Lord

Athletes Do The Right Thing By Craig Lord Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Craig Lord's most recent hard-hitting article is a must-read here (Athletes Do The Right Thing: Boycott FINA, Say No To Money [...]

We All Deserve Better

An appeal and a suggestion distributed to local and national swimming coaches around the world, courtesy of John Leonard of the World Swimming Coaches Association. Everywhere I travel I hear from Coaches and Athletes that [...]

Beyond The Pool Deck With Britta Kamrau

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. She has beauty, brawn and brains. She threw in speed, stamina and strength in her equation over the course of her storied career and it is no wonder she [...]

Egypt And UAE Boycotting FINA World Championships

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Egyptian Swimming Federation is boycotting the 2014 FINA Short Course World Championships and the FINA Extraordinary Congress because both are occurring in Qatar. "The decision was taken due to [...]

Open Water Swimming Epicenter Shifts To Egypt

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA is the world's governing body for swimming and, by far, the most powerful force in the aquatics world. FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation Amateur) oversees the aquatic disciples [...]

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