Seeing Red At The Beach

Market research shows that the red and yellow colors are the most easily recognizable in times of emergency on the beach. So lifeguards wear red. In an emergency, you want a lifeguard to be visible. [...]

Looking Up To Traversée du lac Memphrémagog

We had the pleasure to witness a bunch of young marathon swimmers tackle tough conditions yesterday in Magog at the 2013 Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog. They faced Mother Nature's fury head-on and with the [...]

The Man Who Would Be King

"I don't like swimming with women," said Canadian marathon swimmer Aimeson King. "I am so big and if I hit them accidentally, I could hurt them. I want to avoid that kind of collision, but [...]

Synchronicity Among Swimmers

We love it to see swimmers out in the open water totally in sync with one other. Without words and without direction, a few swimmers are able to head off parallel along the shore or [...]

You Better Be Strong In Newport

Newport Beach, home of The Wedge, the renowned body surfing spot in Southern California, had some pretty decent surf. And so it was today was no different. The organizers of the Newport Pier-2-Pier delayed the [...]

4th Of July On The California Coast

Beaches, barbeques, and beer. Fireworks, family, and fun. It seems a whole lot of people have those kinds of plans when it comes to the Fourth of July national holidays around the United States. And [...]

What’s A Purple Flag Mean?

Especially when the sun heats up the shoreline areas, the waves are minimal, and it is low tide with plenty of beach-goers, there are stingrays to worry about in Orange County beaches in Southern California. [...]

Flowers Sea Swim 10K

The Flowers Sea Swim is one of the grandest events on the global open water swimming schedule with over $100,000 given away in randomly awarded prizes and awards. Traditionally, it has been limited to its [...]

Men vs. Women In Las Vegas 10K

In viewing the results from the 10 km U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships, it was interesting to compare men versus women. 28 women (averaging 40.75 years old) and 38 men (averaging 44.8 years old) completed [...]

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