What The Mind Believes, The Body Achieves

Mohamed Marouf and the Le Club de natation Calac hosted an international conference on open water swimming at its annual distance swimming competition in Montréal, Canada. Dr. Abou Elella Ade El Fattah of Egypt, Alain [...]

Gilles Potvin, Still Passionate 71 Years Into It

Gilles Potvin, Still Passionate 71 Years Into It Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Gilles Potvin, now 71, has all kinds of recollections from years past. The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame honouree competed [...]

With A Valiant Heart, Nothing Is Impossible

Back in 1955, the young Gilles Potvin peeked over the shoulder of a big-city newspaper reporter from Montreal. The reporter was covering the unprecedented crossing of lac St-Jean by Jacques Amyot. "Jacques Amyot just accomplished [...]