Don Watson Doing It The Hinsdale Way

Don Watson Doing It The Hinsdale Way Courtesy of WOWSA, Hinsdale, Illinois. Don Watson was a renowned pool and marathon swimming coach whose relationship with his athletes and the successes that they shared remain a [...]

Sandra Bucha Stands Out And Stands Tall

In the world of professional marathon swimming, four women have stood out among their male counterparts. Greta Andersen went goggle-to-goggle with her male rivals in the 1950s and 1960s, often winning and proving herself the [...]

Sandra Bucha, A Cog In The Machine In 1974

John Kinsella, arguably the most dominant swimmer on the professional marathon swimming circuit, knew who he could count on during his professional marathon swimming career. Coach Don Watson helped prepare him for an unprecedented career [...]

John Kinsella, The Man With The Right Stuff

A September 1979 issue of Sports Illustrated Magazine included a great story on John Kinsella, a former Sullivan Award winner and one of the greatest professional marathon swimmers in history, who really helped usher in [...]

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