Thomas Bell Looks Back On His Triple Crown

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It was one of Thomas Bell's wife's friends who participated in an English Channel relay that spurred him to consider a crossing of the English Channel. He thought an [...]

One More For Rohan More

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 29-year-old Rohans More from Maharashtra India started off modestly in the open water swimming world with a Gateway of India swim in 1996. But since the summer of 2014, [...]

Mum’s On MIMS

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most organized swims in the world is the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. The circumnavigation of Manhattan requires at least 11 governmental authorizations and clearances from the [...]

Liz Fry, Cover Girl

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Liz Fry keeps getting better and better. Her recent exploits at the 2015 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge mirrored her successes from the English Channel to around Manhattan Island. She swam [...]

Swimming Around Manhattan Over The Past 100 Years

Swimming Around Manhattan Over The Past 100 Years History courtesy of navigator and Captain Tim Johnson, author of the History of Open-Water Marathon Swimming. The 100th anniversary of the first circumnavigation swim around Manhattan Island [...]

The Yin And Yang Of The Big Apple

Photo courtesy of John Keller. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I haven’t done the swim without thinking of quitting or wondering why I would come back to do it again," recalls Kristian Rutford [...]

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