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The Explorers Club In The Open Water World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Explorers Club was founded in New York City in 1904 to promote the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space. The Club supports research and education in [...]

Images We Never See Anymore In The Open Water

Images We Never See Anymore In The Open Water Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With the increase in channel swimming and marathon swimming around the world, there is also a correspondingly decrease (read: elimination) [...]

How Lynne Cox Impresses The World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Lynne Cox, the renowned ice swimmer, channel swimmer, extreme swimmer and marathon swimmer from Southern California, provided a springboard for open water swimming to soar, not only by her [...]

World’s Top 100 Open Water Swims In History

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Photo shows Lynne Cox, one of the greatest open water swimmers in history. An experienced open water swimmer recently wrote and suggested that the contemporary open water swimming community [...]

Why Ice Swimming Has It

Photos courtesy of Nuala Moore, inside the Arctic Circle in Murmansk. Like big-wave surfing and extreme skiing, we believe ice swimming can be a dramatic television-friendly event filled with charismastic personalities and colorful characters in [...]

How Low Can They Go?

How Low Can They Go? Courtesy of WOWSA, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. With Bhakti Sharma's recent Antarctica swim generating waves of congratulations across India, where does her 41-minute 1.4-mile swim in 1ºC water rank in the [...]

How Far Can They Go In The Cold Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Matías Ola has outdone himself. Not as an ice swimmer as he usually does, but also as an event organizer. At the International Winter Swimming Festival Argentina 2014, representatives [...]

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