Peter Bales, A Navigating Giant Of South Africa

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Michael Oram (English Channel), Rafael Gutiérrez Mesa (Strait of Gibraltar), Quinten Nelson (North Channel), Greg Elliott (Catalina Channel), Captain Mizushima (Tsugaru Channel), Bob Andrieux (Santa Barbara Channel), and Charlie [...]

Barbara Pellick Looks Back And Looks Forward

In the process of pondering her Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming achievement, Western Australia's Barbara Pellick reviewed her three swims - in the English Channel, in the Catalina Channel, and around Manhattan Island - [...]

How Do You Know You’re A Marathon Swimmer?

Endurance athletes in every sport are a breed apart. They are often more cerebral than celebrated, more introverted than extroverted, more inspirational than arrogant. They know what they want and they set an agenda to [...]