Why The 21st Century Is Not Like The 20th

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. How times have drastically changed in the water. How dramatically high athletic expectations have risen. How much faster people are swimming now than ever before. Nearly a quarter century [...]

How Fast Do You Have To Be?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If a person wanted to break Trent Grimsey's record across the English Channel of 6 hours 55 minutes or the 1990 relay record of 6 hours 52 minutes by [...]

Racing Across Waikiki Beach Time After Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The overall winners of the Waikiki Roughwater Swim on Oahu in Hawaii include some very impressive ocean swimmers including legendary Olympic gold medalist sprinter Jim Montgomery. There have been [...]

The Colonies Are Casually Profound

While the annual banquet for the English Channel swimmers is elegant and black-tie, the annual Catalina Channel Swimming Federation is casual held with the Pacific Ocean looming just offshore.At this year's banquet, as usual, there [...]