Swallowing Stingers While Swimming In Hawaii

"I got stung," is an oft-stated phrase by Linda Kaiser of Hawaii. Kaiwi Channel (Molokai-to-Oahu), Auau Channel (Maui-to-Lanai), Kalohi Channel (Lanai-to-Molokai), Alalakeiki Channel (Kahoolawe-to-Maui), Pailolo Channel (Maui-to-Molokai), Kaulakahi Channel (Kauai-to-Niihau), Kealaikahiki Channel (Kahoolawe-to-Lanai), Alenuihaha Channel [...]

It Was Unforgettable

Guila Muir is an avid cold water swimmer from Washington who learned how to swim at the age of 46. While her experiences have been enjoyable and memorable, there was one encounter in August 2011 [...]

Badges Of Honour In Open Water Swimming

There are certain Badges of Honour among open water swimmers, triathletes, surfers, and other marine sports enthusiasts. Badges of Honour are simple descriptions of profound and unique personal experiences that are intimately shared among millions [...]

Kids Can Say The Cutest Things

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jennifer Figge is about to embark on another stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean. But before she left for Cape Verde off the coast of western coast of Africa, [...]

Report Jellyfish Stings In Ireland

The EcoJel Project is a 4-year project to assess the opportunities and detrimental impacts of jellyfish in the Irish Sea. Swimmers can report stings here by type (common, barrel, compass, blue jellyfish, Lion’s Mane jellyfish, [...]

Jellyfish Can Light Up Your Life

The Medusae Collection is a series of jellyfish-inspired lamps created by Roxy Russell Design. Roxy Russell designed the Ophelia Pendant Lamp, Medusa Pendant Lamp, Polyp Pendant Lamp, and Hydra Pendant Lamp that range from US$325 [...]

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