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Who Is The Greatest Australian Open Water Swimmer?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Chloë McCardel completed her three-way crossing of the English Channel in 2015 in 36 hours 12 minutes, fellow Australian channel swimmer Michael 'Murph' Renford said, "Chloë's success undoubtedly [...]

Chloë McCardel, Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Australian marathon swimmer Chloë McCardel is continuing where she left off last year when she swam a three-way English Channel crossing and three one-way crossings in one week. The [...]

Chloë McCardel Is Ready, Set To Go A Really Long Way

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Following along the courageous, hard-nosed wake of her Australian predecessors like Annette Kellerman, Susie Maroney, Linda McGill, Shelley Taylor-Smith, Tammy van Wisse, Melissa Cunningham, and Penny Palfrey, 29-year-old Chloë [...]

Are You Good Enough? Ask Tara Diversi

When we think of the incredibly talented Australian open water swimmers, names like Annette Kellerman, Linda McGill, Shane Gould, Susie Maroney, Shelley Taylor-Smith, Melissa Cunningham, Tammy van Wisse, and Penny Palfrey immediately come to mind. [...]

Linda McGill Surviving the Sea of Life

Like many successful Australian female marathon swimmers, Linda McGill MBE faced a variety of obstacles throughout her life before triumphs came in bunches. Her autobiography, Surviving the Sea of Life: The Triumphs and Tragedies of [...]