Go West To Swim North

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We never understand why swimmers who attempt the Tsugaru Channel in Japan start from the eastern peninsula on Honshu. The currents, tides and eddies have proven time and time [...]

Simon Domiguez Storming Through The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. He has some kind of reputation. "Simon Dominguez exemplifies the spirit of marathon swimming," says fellow swimmer Kimberley Chambers. "He is a joy to train alongside, always inclusive and [...]

Kimberley Chambers Overcomes Horrific Injury

Courtesy of TVNZ from New Zealand. Viewers are cautioned that some images in this New Zealand television report on Kimberley Chambers' pursuit of the Oceans Seven may be disturbing: New Zealand Overcomes Horrific Injury Copyright [...]

Where Greatness Is The Standard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are pockets of greatness in the open water swimming world. These locations are like an oasis, a watering hole of outstanding open water swimmers. From Melbourne and Sydney [...]

That Moment Of Exhilaration…And Afterwards

Every swimmer remembers the feeling of finishing an open water swim, especially a marathon swim, competitive race, or channel crossing. The feeling is great. But what happens afterwards? We asked Kimberly Chambers who just completed [...]

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