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Sink Or Swim. What Can You Do In A Shipwreck?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Every now and then, there are news reports of shipwrecks around the world and the unfortunate deaths and heroic rescues that result. Many of these shipwrecks occur close to [...]

Entering The Golden Age Of Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After looking back on her 27-year career as an open water swimmer, Japan's Yuko Matsuzaki is not even halfway done. The 52-year-old spent decades competing on the FINA Open [...]

What’s Next, Where And When?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. No sooner than swimmers complete an open water swim, then they are either asked - or question themselves - on what is the next swim on their agenda. "What's [...]

Open Water Swimmers Destined For Greatness

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. You know you're different. There's something inside of you. Pushing you against the tide - and away from convention. You're destined for greatness. And the rules you follow are [...]

Giving Back At The Highest Levels

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The tradition lives. As Stewart Evans volunteered for Ted Erikson's swim from the Farallon Islands in 1967, Ned Denison has encouraged contemporary marathon swimmers to volunteer in greater numbers [...]

Jacques Tuset Knocks Off The 8 Ball

Introduction of the Prison Island Swims courtesy of Jacques Tuset and Team Aquadeus showing possible open water escapes from former prison islands all over the world. Jacques Tuset, known as the King of the Prison [...]

Swimming Upstream Purposefully

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Whether open water swimmers are in a lake, river, bay or ocean, sometimes they feel like they are swimming upstream against a current. That feeling is due to oncoming [...]

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