History Is Lost And Should Be Found

Stephen Redmond traversed not only the North Channel, English Channel, Catalina Channel, Tsugaru Channel, Molokai Channel, Cook Strait, and Strait of Gibraltar, but he also traversed the world to achieve the Oceans Seven. Throughout his [...]

It’s A Marathon Month In Ireland

Prior to the 2013 Global Open Water Swimming Conference, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and the WOWSA Awards coming to Cork, Ireland, Irish swimmers are gearing up for a busy summer. Owen [...]

That’s A Whole Lotta Miles Represented

The past, present and future of open water swimming was evident at the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference. When attendees could mingle with luminaries in the sport like Ned Denison of Ireland, Nejib Belhedi [...]

Ned Denison Stands Tall On The Queen Mary

Ned Denison of Ireland, shared his outlook on marathon swimming with his peers during the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference. His words range particularly loud during [...]

Who Won This Open Water Race?

Ricardo Ratto, a presenter at the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference, captured this extremely close race with his GoPro camera that was posted to the end of his finish structure using the free software [...]

Swimmers Do Not Ask Why; They Ask Why Not?

The 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference will have a number of speakers who have faced this question innumerable times from their families, friends and fans: why? Why do you swim? Why aren't your afraid? [...]

Incredulous Inspiration On The High Seas

Athletes, coaches and administrators are arriving in Southern California this week to attend the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on the Queen Mary on September 21 – 22 and the Swim Across America event [...]

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