Long Overdue Recognition For George Park

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There were - and are - very few athletes like him. George Park will receive his long overdue accolades from his peers and fans in San Pedro, California at [...]

Why Are The Rewards Greater Than The Risks?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. For years, experienced open water swimmers have told, recommended, warned and advised other swimmers and triathletes to never swim alone. The inherent risks of swimming alone are well-known and [...]

Three Is A Charm With The Park Family

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Tom Park, a 1998 Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Margaret Park, a 2000 Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, and [...]

Swimming Safely With Thoughts Of Sharks

Jellyfish, currents, cold water, sea snakes, lightning, large waves...nothing strikes more fear in the hearts of open water swimmers than sharks. A fin in the water is a scene that open water swimmers dread. A [...]