A Bellwether In The Water

Courtesy of Kevin Helliker, Wall Street Journal. Kevin Helliker, award-winning reporter of the Wall Street Journal and an open water swimmer himself, writes about the comeback of 78-year-old Marilyn Di Lascio, née Bell and her [...]

Young Helped The Young

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pioneers who were honored at the 2014 International Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies held on the Isle of Bute in Scotland included Catalina Channel Swimming Federation president Forrest [...]

Marilyn Bell, In Solo Yet Never Alone

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Marilyn Bell Di Lascio currently lives in New Jersey. The Canadian swimming icon, who was the first person to swim across Lake Ontario, is showcased in Laura Young's new [...]

75 km, Annaleise Carr’s Radical Crossing 2.0

On August 19th 2012, Annaleise Carr completed a charity swim across Lake Ontario that raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars. "I followed the traditional Marilyn Bell route from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Marilyn Bell Park [...]

Annaleise Carr Is Anything But L.O.S.T.

14-year-old Annaleise Carr, a candidate for the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year, finally received something for herself. After raising for more $230,000 for sick kids at Camp Trillium during her 26 [...]

We Are Swimming In An Era Of Greatness

Neil Armstrong, Commander of the Apollo 11, passed away on Saturday. An estimated 600 million people watched the Navy pilot set foot on the moon in 1969 and heard him utter his most famous statement, [...]

Top Moments In Open Water Swimming History

Top moments in open water swimming history will undoubtedly occur during this year when so many great swimmers will do great things.Here are a few great moments in open water swimming history that come immediately [...]

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