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75 Years And Counting Down

Courtesy of Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography, California. After the Waikiki Roughwater Swim was called due to unsafe conditions, Dr. Harry Huffaker took the cancellation in stride. With large swells relentlessly crashing upon the outer [...]

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 [...]

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