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Romano Mombelli Hit From Head To Toe

Courtesy of Steve Haumschild, out in the Molokai Channel, Hawaii. Swiss marathon swimmer Romano Mombelli was hit head to toe with Portuguese man of war during his Molokai Channel crossing that started last night. "He [...]

A Swimmer In Need Is A Friend Indeed

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Instead of swimming from Molokai to Oahu, Dr. Harry Huffaker visited a swimming buddy, Audy Kimura. Kimura recalls, "Conditions were just too dangerous even for an International Marathon Swimming [...]

Mányoki Manhandles Molokai

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Attila Mányoki has been recently tearing through the Oceans Seven channels at a fast rate. Last year, then then 31-year-old completed the third fastest crossing of the Tsugaru Channel [...]

Six Feet Deep Sixes Harry Huffaker’s Dream

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jim Cotton, one of the founders of the Waikiki Swim Club, Waikiki Roughwater Swim and Maui Channel Swim, knows high surf and rough water conditions. Living on Oahu, where [...]

75 Years And Counting Down

Courtesy of Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography, California. After the Waikiki Roughwater Swim was called due to unsafe conditions, Dr. Harry Huffaker took the cancellation in stride. With large swells relentlessly crashing upon the outer [...]

Swimming When The Ocean And Sky Were One

Photos courtesy of Keano Pavlosky, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Hawaii. Article courtesy of Steve Haumschild of the Kaiwi Channel Association, Hawaii. Few humans in history have experienced the Molokai (Kaiwi) Channel like Steve Haumschild [...]

Brothers Royer To Relay Molokai

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 32-year-old John Royer and his younger brother Mark Royer will attempt a Molokai Channel relay tonight as their window is rapidly closing due to an incoming weather pattern. "Mark [...]

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