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Torture Treats The Tenacious

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If there is anyone who embodies the sport of open water swimming and all of its myriad niches, from ice swimming to channel swimming, it is Ned Denison. The [...]

What Do You See In This Photo?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ned Denison (dressed in red jacket in the middle) among a bunch of local swimmers and triathletes from Hong Kong getting ready to swim a 15 km cool-water swim [...]

It’s Showtime With Ned Denison

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 60 Minutes flew to Cork, Ireland to capture the world's most grueling swim training camp run by Ned Denison. The American television film producers and crew were more than [...]

Take Two On Torture

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Torture Swim is a dramatic televised story about the Cork Distance Week, its founder Ned Denison and the various personalities around the world who gather in Cork, Ireland to [...]

Earning The Triple Crown Certificate Of Merit

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame issues Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming Certificates of Merit and place each person's record of achievement in the Hall of Fame's [...]

What Are Swimmers Known As?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are a number of colorful champions, powerful personalities and charismatic characters in the open water swimming world with unusual, funny, or poignant nicknames. There are also other individuals [...]

Jacques Tuset Makes Another Escape From Prison

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jacques Tuset took up the challenge laid down by Ned Denison and has now completed 5 Prison Island Swims. Some of the harshest incarceration of criminals in previous centuries [...]

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