The Cry Of A Champion

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Conrad Wennerberg, who wrote one of the most definitive books on marathon swimming (Wind, Waves and Sunburn - A Brief History of Marathon Swimming), has a treasure trove of [...]

Johnny Weissmuller’s Training Pool

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In an abandoned lot in the upscale neighborhood of Bel Air near Los Angeles lies on unkept pool with a history like few others. The pool was built on [...]

The Perfect Ideal Of A Male Swimmer

The Perfect Ideal Of A Male Swimmer Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Friendly and fit, intelligent and innovative, personable and professional. These are just some of the characteristics that define the masters swimmers walking [...]

An Awards Ceremony Worth Remembering

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Conrad Wennerberg, who wrote one of the most definitive books on marathon swimming (Wind, Waves and Sunburn - A Brief History of Marathon Swimming), has a treasure trove of [...]

Buster Crabbe Was Ahead Of His Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Buster Crabbe, a two-time Olympic medalist, movie star, and television actor was an individual and aquapreneur before his time. Winter Swimming Crabbe lived in a mountain lodge at Lake [...]

Tarzan’s Support Of Marathon Swimming

Although he is best known as Tarzan and one of the greatest pool swimmers of all time with 5 Olympic gold medals, one bronze and 67 world records, Johnny Weissmuller was inducted in the International [...]

What Makes Great Swimmers?

Great swimmers are judged in the pool fundamentally and specifically by one parameter: speed. What are their best times? How fast are they? Did they set world and Olympic records? Did they win national, continental, [...]

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