The Openwaterpedia 100

The Openwaterpedia 100 Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Openwaterpedia is a multi-lingual online reference and research tool for the open water swimming community that is useful for research, reference and expanding one's knowledge and [...]

The Greatest Englishmen Is Here

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. James Salter of Marathon Films announced to the English Channel community that his film made together with Justin Hardy, and John Toba with Jack Fishburn and Muireann Price is [...]

All-Time Greatest Open Water Swimmers – Male

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If we had to make a theoretical all-star relay of great male open water swimmers to swim across any of the Oceans Seven channels (English Channel, Catalina Channel, Molokai [...]

Wristwatches Are A No, But GPS Is A Yes

When Jason Lassen swam across the Catalina Channel in 2010, he channeled the spirit of Captain Matthew Webb in ways that most marathon swimmers do not. Lassen (shown on left) completed his crossing of the [...]

No Rest Doing Breast To Coney Island

Alan Jay Morrison completed a 7.5-mile marathon swim doing breaststroke from Sandy Hook in New Jersey to Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York. Lynn Sherr reports, "Alan was aiming to replicate the record set [...]

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