It Takes A Village

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At this weekend's Monterey Beach SportsFest in Monterey Bay, Bruckner Chase introduced open water swimming to kids who live very close to the California coastline, but have never interacted [...]

If You Learn To Swim With Ease

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Samuel Richards, Jr. was an American open water swimmer who won the 1911 and 1912 Boston Light Swim. Richards won the 1912 race in a time of 5 hours [...]

Butterfly Swim Rules In The Open Water

With swimmers from Africa and Europe to the Americas, Oceania and Asia doing more and more non-freestyle swims in the open water, the issue of how to define butterfly, backstroke and breaststroke in the open [...]

Nicknames In The Open Water Swimming World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are a number of colorful champions, powerful personalities and charismatic characters in the open water swimming world. Some of them are known to the media by their nicknames; [...]

GoSwim Across America Long Island Sound

The Swim Across America Long Island Sound event is in its 20th year. It aims to raise US$1,320,000 for its 1-, 4- and 6-mile events. Event Director Tony Sibio is excited for another record-breaking event. [...]