Kim Lumsdon, Third Time Will Be A Charm

Canadian Kim Lumsdon has good genes. And she possesses an even stronger determination. But most remarkably, Lumsdon is getting faster the older she gets - no easy task for a lifelong swimmer. In 1976, at [...]

Thrice As Nice, Swimming Across Lake Ontario

In the heyday of the Canadian National Exhibitions, professional marathon races swimming in looping circuits in Lake Ontario attracted the world's best swimmers. Then Marilyn Bell swam across the lake, one of the largest in [...]

The Things They Will Talk About

Gather 2 teenagers, a young adult, a 40-something-year-old, and a woman in her sixth decade of her life, isolate them on a small boat for 5 straight days, place unfathomable physiological stress and psychological pressure [...]

Annaleise Carr, The New Lady Of The Lake

Annaleise Carr is nominated for the WOWSA Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year, despite only being 14 years old. Her nomination for the World Open Water Swimming Award reads, Swimming for others takes on [...]

A Canadian Superhero – Vicki Keith

Canada produced an overabundance of great marathon swimmers during the 20th century - each individual was incredibly gifted and talented with a tremendous sense of hard work. And Vicki Keith is one of those Canadian [...]

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