When Two Open Water Swimmers Marry

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In preparation for JC Malick's proposal to Lisa Hertz at the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, he designed a unique ring. "The ring Lisa always had in mind was an [...]

Triple Crowners Showcase Their Fountain Of Youth

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In addition to the most recent additions of Gordon Gridley, Fionnuala Walsh, John Walker, Joelle Beard, Doug McConnell [shown on left], and David Livengood, there are now 89 people [...]

Swimming And Livengood In Oregon

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. David Livengood was the fifth person to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming on June 28th at the 2014 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. The Oregonian is setting [...]

Charlotte Brynn On Road To Completion

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most intriguing figures in the sport of open water swimming is the relatively unheralded Charlotte Brynn. The personable, ever-optimistic New Zealand coach and swimmer is currently [...]

Doug McConnell Starts To Swim Downhill

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There will be few people swimming around Manhattan Island with more eyes on them than Douglas McConnell, Managing Director of Vissant Capital Corporation. McConnell will start at 7:50 am [...]

Courage Is Grace Under Pressure

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Swimmers and fans around the world expected Grace van der Byl to win the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. It took 2 attempts for the California marathon swimmer to realize [...]

Mo Good Stuff From Siegel And Eileen Burke

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Besides keeping much of New York City cool with his well-established Ice Air climate control business, open water veteran Mo Siegel is going to swim yet again around Manhattan [...]

You Are An Old-Time Swimmer If…

You know you are a wily old veteran swimmer if you... 1. can remember swimming an entire workout without goggles 2. came out of workout and remember seeing rings around all the lights 3. can [...]

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