Colin Hill Inducted In Marathon Swimming Hall Of Fame

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Innovative, creative, passionate, organized and articulate. These are only a few well-deserved adjectives for Colin Hill. Hill of Great Britain was recently selected as an Honour Contributor (Administrator) in [...]

Brojen Das, One Of A Kind

Website of Brojen Das courtesy of Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Pal. 1956 Pakistani Olympian Brojen Das (Bengali: ব্রজেন দাস) (1927 – 1998) was unique among swimmers for the opportunities that resulted from his swimming achievements. He [...]

Trevor Smith Built A Base In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Trevor Smith was one of the founding fathers of the British Long Distance Swimming Association*, serving as its Honorary Treasurer for over 25 years until 1981 and as its [...]

Giulio Travaglio Was A Power In The 1960s

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Giulio Travaglio started out in the pool and culminated his Hall of Fame career in the open water. The Italian national pool champion in the 1500 meters transitioned to [...]

Mental Aspects Of Open Water Swimming

Article about Nora Toledano Cadena, courtesy of Tom Morgenstern of Revista Open Swim. Nora Toledano Cadena talks about the mental aspects of open water swimming in Revista Open Water (see La larga distancia requiere más [...]

Carole And Sarah Hunt, Twice As Nice

Carole and Sarah Hunt, at the age of 26 pictured in 1988, courtesy of International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. Carole and Sarah Hunt of Morton, Derbyshire, United Kingdom were the first twins to successfully [...]

Conrad Wennerberg’s Living Legacy

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Most open water swimmers have a bucket list of swims they want to do. Their swims can be a channel crossing or an unprecedented lake swim or an ice [...]

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