One Of The All-Time Greats Writes His Memoirs

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Herman Willemse wrote his memoirs about his open water swimming career - one of the most prolific and successful careers of the 20th century. In Vrije slag (Freestyle), Willemse [...]

WPMSF Led To The IMSHOF

On April 12th in 1961, the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame was founded by the World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation. The purpose was to recognize the most successful athletes and luminaries in the marathon [...]

The Argentine Legend Alfredo Camarero Passes Away

Argentine marathon swimming great Alfredo Camarero Guzman passed away yesterday. As one of the early pioneers of marathon swimming in Argentina and on the professional marathon swimming circuit in the 1950s, the dashing Camarero leaves [...]

The World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation

CANADA. World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation was a non-profit corporation that governed the professional marathon swimming circuit in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. It was headquartered in Maryland USA when Herman Willemse (shown on right) [...]