Induction Ceremonies To Be Delayed

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The International Swimming Hall of Fame has its new headquarters in Santa Clara, California. The city of Santa Clara will postpone its International Swimming Hall of Fame induction ceremonies [...]

Monique Wildschut Inducted In Swimming Hall Of Fame

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) announced its 2016 inductees. Among the 17 luminaries in the aquatics world, Monique Wildschut of the Netherlands was deservedly selected for her [...]

What A Year Doug Northway Had In 1984

What A Year Doug Northway Had In 1984 Courtesy of WOWSA, lac St-Jean, Canada. In the previous Daily News of Open Water Swimming article about Lover's Beach in Mexico, the field in the 24-mile race [...]

Falling In Love With The Ocean

Decades ago, there was a professional marathon swim in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico that attracted the world's best of that era: Philip Rush, Claudio Plit, Paul Asmuth, Doug Northway, Monique Wildschut...the who's who gathered in [...]

Monique Wildschut, Dutch Heroine

Monique Wildschut from the Netherlands was inducted in 1993 as an Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. The tall, powerful Wildschut dominated the women’s professional marathon swimming circuit from 1983 to [...]