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 [...]

Kris Rutford, A Man About Town

Kris Rutford – like Alison Streeter in the English Channel, Harry Huffaker in the Hawaiian Islands or John York in Catalina Channel – is one of those marathon swimmers who just cannot get enough. He [...]

This Fellow Had Something

We previously reported on Harry Huffaker, arguably the greatest dentist-adventurer of all time and a member of the Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame. In our story, we mentioned that Harry attempted an English Channel crossing. [...]

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