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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

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 around the George Haines International Swim Center [...]

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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