Sink Or Swim. What Can You Do In A Shipwreck?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Every now and then, there are news reports of shipwrecks around the world and the unfortunate deaths and heroic rescues that result. Many of these shipwrecks occur close to [...]

Annaleise Carr, Swimming With a Purpose

Courtesy of Mackenzie Miller from Huntington Beach, California. Never Give Up. That what 16-year-old Annaleise Carr keeps in mind when swimming across a treacherous body of water known as Lake Erie, determined to raise money [...]

Cameron Keith Crushes Ka’iwi

Interview courtesy of Mackenzie Miller from Newport Beach, California. Photo shows Cameron Keith with his escort kayaker Jeff Kozlovich. The Moloka’i Channel, also known as the Ka’iwi Channel, is 26 miles (42 km) of currents, [...]

Charlotte Samuels On Achieving The Triple Crown

WOWSA interview with Charlotte Samuels is courtesy of Mackenzie Miller, Open Water Swimming Correspondent from Newport Beach, California. Daughter of Steven and Suzanne Samuels, Charlotte Samuels defied all odds when she overcame strong winds and [...]

Ederle Swim, Round 2 For Michael Miller

Interview courtesy of Mackenzie Miller on the 2014 Ederle Swim from New York to New Jersey. The Ederle Swim that takes place in New York is a 17.5-mile race, attracting swimmers from around the world. [...]

Ka’iwi Channel Swimmers Association Grows

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Bill Goding and Linda Kaiser started the Ka'iwi Channel Swimmers Association and are offering certificates to all 28 of the past successful swimmers of the 26-mile Molokai Channel. "We [...]

Parenting In The Open Water – Part 1

Parenting is a joy as much as it can be challenge. But parenting of an open water swimmer takes on special meanings for parents who are experienced in open water swimming and, especially, those who [...]

An Ocean Swimmer Fighting Back

Doug Rice has been one of the fixtures of the ocean swimming community in Hawaii since 1975. Always smiling, always up for an ocean swim no matter what the conditions were, the college educator was [...]

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