What Are The Benefits Of Thousands Of Miles Swum?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We occasionally read about research studies and academic papers on the benefits of vigorous exercise and endurance sports. But these studies are nearly always about marathon runners, cyclists or [...]

Irene Van Der Laan Voted Into ISHOF

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 52-year-old Irene van der Laan, inducted as an Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1985, will also be inducted in the International Swimming Hall [...]

Swimming Around The Earth

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The circumference of the earth at the equator is 24,901 miles or 40,075 km. It would take a lifetime to swim the equivalent of this distance, but it is [...]

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