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Heading Towards Kathie Hewko’s Century Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Occasionally, the dreams of ocean swimmers are defeated by small, unseen creatures. While running into jellyfish are usually unexpected and shocking to many swimmers, tiny ticks can also create [...]

Longevity Likely Leveled By Lyme

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kathie Hewko has been swimming across and underneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Bay for the last 39 consecutive years. From 1976 to 2014, she has completed [...]

Kim Swims To The Golden Gate Bridge

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Guided by two escort boats and embraced virtually by thousands of friends, family and online spectators, New Zealand Kimberley Chambers added another feat on her impressive, but unlikely, swimming [...]

Blackie Sets Record In Equine Division

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Guri Bosch, a 3-year-old chocolate labrador retriever, won the Canine Division of the 5-mile point-to-point Lake Willoughby Swim in 2013. But occasionally pets and animals swim across open bodies [...]

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