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Karl Munce Resurfaces

Andrea Munce was going through some old magazines and came across an Jet Magazine article from over 50 years ago. She opened up the August 12th 1954 issue and found a photo of her father [...]

The Cyclical Nature Of American Media Coverage

Thinking back about American sports history, it appears that massive amounts of media coverage is cyclical when it comes to American open water swimmers…and that media attention is largely centered around women. Gertrude Ederle in [...]

The Different Generations Of Open Water Swimming

Anthropologists, genealogists, historians and the media often refer to different generations when explaining trends and demographic changes or characteristics in history. People occasionally talk about the Lost Generation (with an average birth date of 1914), [...]

The Media Waves Of Open Water Swimming

Figuratively speaking, open water swimming has always seemed to evolve in waves over the generations. Like the ocean swells and tides that swimmers face, it seems major media coverage of the sport comes and goes. [...]

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