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More 65-year-olds To Do The 65th

Scenes from last year's the 64th annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim are courtesy of WOWSA from Huntington Beach, California. 65 years ago, legendary Huntington Beach lifeguard Gene Belshe started the Huntington Beach Pier Swim. "The [...]

The Long Strides Of Beach Entry

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. During onshore starts to many ocean and sea swims, we often observe the fastest athletes taking long, long strides down the beach rather than short, choppy strides. If the [...]

Kids Heading Out To Sea

Photos courtesy of Sean Vo in Huntington Beach, California. Say you are a kid comfortable in the water, either in the pool or open water. Then the annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim is a great [...]

64th Annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Scenes from today's the 64th annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim as President Obama flew overhead in his presidential helicopter over the Pacific Ocean. From running into the crashing surf [...]

Swimming In Surf City, U.S.A.

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. As President Obama flew overhead in his presidential helicopter cruising along the Pacific Ocean on his way to Laguna Beach, the 64th annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim got underway. [...]

Heading Around Huntington

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Swim Long Beach, an ocean and pool swimming pod, and the Open Water Swim Club, had an early morning ocean practice around the Huntington Beach pier yesterday. The practice [...]

High Surf Leads To Cancelled Ocean Swims

The 63rd annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim, and other swims along the Southern California coast, were cancelled today after some massive ocean swells brought gleam to the eyes of surfers and dread to the eyes [...]

Denizens Of The Deep

This weekend, numerous pods of open water swimmers were practicing swimming around the Huntington Beach (California) pier for this week's upcoming 63rd annual Huntington Beach Pier Swim. Shooting the pier is usually a surfing move [...]

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