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Marveling About Nelson

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympic champion Michael Phelps is renowned for working out extraordinarily hard while eating 12,000+ calories per day. Back in the 1930s, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer [...]

A Giant Of The Sport, Joe Grossman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Much of the information in the Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and Openwaterpedia on marathon swimmers before the 1980s is based on the work and records of Joe Grossman. [...]

Liz Fry, Mild-mannered Trialblazer In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Elizabeth Fry trailblazed another channel to add another notch in her illustrious International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame career. Fry, a 57-year-old financial services expert from New York, took [...]

Sun’s Coming Up, Better Get In

Courtesy of WOWSA, Tower 26 workout on Santa Monica Beach, California with Amy Dantzler [smiling above]. How many times have you seen swimmers get up early for a morning practice, rubbing their eyes and moving [...]

Stella Taylor Across Loch Ness

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Sun Sentinel reported in 1981 that Stella Taylor, an American Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame from Florida, swam 24 miles across Loch Ness [...]

Honors Add To Legacy Of David Yudovin

Courtesy of Chris Guesdon, Chairman of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. The channel and marathon swimming world were taken aback by the unexpected passing of David Yudovin in 2015 [shown swimming above in [...]

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