Induction Ceremonies To Be Delayed

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The International Swimming Hall of Fame has its new headquarters in Santa Clara, California. The city of Santa Clara will postpone its International Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies [...]

Swimming In Sochi And Beyond

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. World champions Evgeny Bezruchenko, Vladimir Dyatchin and Larisa Ilchenko announced their third season of the Champions Cup. The 4-race series of 1 nautical mile swims are in Moscow, Lipetsk, [...]

Larisa Ilchenko Honored By Swimming Hall Of Fame

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Last week, the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) announced its Class of 2016 inductees. Among the 17 luminaries in the aquatics world, Larisa Dmitriyevna Ilchenko of Russia was [...]

Edith Van Dijk Did It All

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dr. Edith van Dijk has done it all, from the pool and classroom to open bodies of water around the world. She is a mother, a Ph.D., an Olympian, [...]

Great Moves In The Open Water – The Ilchenko

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Throughout sports history, great athletes have created great athletic moves. From track-and-field (The Fosbury Flop) and gymnastics (Thomas Flare and the Omelianchik) to boxing (the Rope-a-dope) and wrestling (Karelin [...]

The Next Generations

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most dominating open water swimmers of all time, Larisa Ilchenko of Russia, is now focused on the next generation. With her young daughter at her side, [...]

Swimming World Open Water Swimmers of the Year

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Swimming World Magazine annually gives its award to the Open Water Swimmers of the Year. Larisa Ilchenko was received the recognition three times while Thomas Lurz of Germany [shown [...]

Historical Revolution: The Feminine Code Of Achievement

Historical Revolution: The Feminine Code Of Achievement Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What would have happened to Larisa Ilchenko, Keri-Anne Payne, Haley Anderson, Éva Risztov, Martina Grimaldi, and Angela Maurer if Shelley Taylor-Smith had [...]

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