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Radically Rethinking Distance Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Throughout the latter half of 20th century, the sport of open water swimming used to be referred to by many different terms: marathon swimming, long distance swimming, ultra long [...]

Jacques Tuset Makes An Escape In The Ice

Courtesy of WOWSA, Burghausen, Germany. Jacques Tuset is one tough, adventurous guy. Training in the south of France, Tuset traveled up to the Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships in Burghausen, Germany to attempt his [...]

To Swim Or Not To Swim, That Is The Question

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After completing a 1 km winter swim at the 2016 Big Chill Swim in Windermere, England, 23-year-old Julian Taylor pondered the question in the post-race sauna if he will [...]

Helping The Hardened – The New IISA

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ram Barkai spoke about the First Ice Swimming World Championships that will be held in Murmansk, Russia in March 2015 as well as his newly structured International Ice Swimming [...]