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If Not Copacabana Beach, Then Where?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Since Lynne Cox in her bell-ringing article recently posted in the New York Times [see here] has called for the IOC and FINA to change the venue of the [...]

Lynne Cox Eloquence And Exploration

A 27-minute exploration by Lynne Cox on how she has thrived on exploring uncharted territories, including the ocean at night. Produced, edited and mixed by Vanessa Lowe of Nocturne with special thanks to Heidi Anderson, [...]

Recovery From The Ice

Courtesy of Ram Barkai, International Ice Swimming Association. People write, people talk, people present all the time. Some write about training, racing, kayaking and crewing. Some write about what to eat and what to drink [...]

Curriculum Offerings Of Open Water Swimming University

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. As the World Open Water Swimming Association swimmers and coaches certification program transitions to a more comprehensive offering, it hopes to inspire and educate swimmers, triathletes, coaches and support [...]

7 August 1987 – A Historic Day

Listen to an interview with Lynne Cox courtesy of here: BBC The icy swim that warmed Cold War relations. What is so striking to us is not the fact that the brilliant Lynne Cox completed [...]

How Are High-Altitude Swims Defined?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Most recently, South African Madswimmers Jean Craven, Juandre Human, Hardi Wilkins and Megan Harrington-Johnson crossed the highest water body in Africa, Lewis Tarn at 4700 m above sea level [...]

Madswimmers Have High Goals In Ojos Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. High up on the slopes in Mount Kenya in water at 6.5°C, South African Madswimmers Jean Craven, Juandre Human, Hardi Wilkins and Megan Harrington-Johnson crossed the highest water body [...]

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