90 With A Smile, Greta Andersen

90 With A Smile, Greta Andersen Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of history's greatest swimmers in the pool and open water turned 90 years old on May 1st. Greta Andersen Veress is a [...]

Yasunari Hirai Gets A Kick Out Of Training

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Throughout sports history, great athletes have created great athletic moves: * track-and-field: Fosbury Flop * gymnastics: Thomas Flare * gymnastics: Omelianchik * boxing: Rope-a-dope * wrestling: Karelin Lift * [...]

Tiger Twins Take Two

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I had the Guinness Book to show me what was possible," recalls butterflyer Vicki Keith. "I moved forward with the assumption that if they could do it, so could [...]

Sandra Bucha Inducted In The ISHOF

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Sandra Bucha was honored last weekend by the International Swimming Hall of Fame as one of its relatively few Honor Open Water Swimmers. In the world of professional marathon [...]

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