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Being Old Once Again

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. To contemporary swimmers, what Harry Huffaker faced in the 1960s when he first crossed the 26-mile (42 km) Molokai Channel was unfathomable. "I used to swim down in Ala [...]

Places To Swim – Molokai

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Many ocean swimmers around the world tackle the Waikiki Roughwater Swim, the Maui Channel Swim and one of the 9 channels of the Hawaiian Islands (Auau, Kalohi, Alalakeiki, Pailolo, [...]

Michael Read’s Remembers The Channel

At the 2013 Global Open Water Swimming Conference in Cork, Ireland, old friends Harry Huffaker of Idaho and Michael Read MBE of England were able to catch up on old times and reminiscence about their [...]

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 [...]

Thank You Very Much, Peter Frayne

Peter Frayne (shown on left), a retired police officer whose beat was along the Dover waterfront who served as the Honorable Assistant Secretary of the Channel Swimming Association, passed away earlier this year at the [...]

Who’s Trending This Week In Open Water Swimming?

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California. Among the 11,517 Openwaterpedia entries and 1,359,147 page views of people, products, places, services, coaches, pilots and events, below is the current list of the 50 most popular online searches related to [...]

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