When Three Became One

When Three Became One Courtesy of Pierre Otis, Magog, Québec, Canada. Annie Grandisson from Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada completed eight 32 km Traversée Internationale du lac St-Jean races and three 42 km Traversée Internationale du lac [...]

Giulio Travaglio Was A Power In The 1960s

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Giulio Travaglio started out in the pool and culminated his Hall of Fame career in the open water. The Italian national pool champion in the 1500 meters transitioned to [...]

Remembering History, Celebrating Alawi Makki

Courtesy of Kathrin Lammers, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. Over 40 countries are represented in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, but only one of the inductees is from Saudi Arabia. Without a [...]

General Zorkani, A Major Force In The Open Water

Courtesy of Luciano Cotena, Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli, Italy. Major General Ahmed Zorkani was a major presence in the professional marathon swimming world throughout the 1950's and 1960's. His passion is remembered fondly by the [...]

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