Curriculum Offerings Of Open Water Swimming University

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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