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Yasunari Hirai Gets A Kick Out Of Training

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Throughout sports history, great athletes have created great athletic moves: * track-and-field: Fosbury Flop * gymnastics: Thomas Flare * gymnastics: Omelianchik * boxing: Rope-a-dope * wrestling: Karelin Lift * [...]

Swim With Mike, 36 Years Of Helping Others

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers and Olympic medalists Haley Anderson, Rebecca Soni, and Oussama Melloli are volunteering their time at the 36th Annual Swim With Mike charity event today at the [...]

Decisions, Decisions While Leading The Pack

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Sometimes a great athlete makes a sustained break like Jordan Wilimovsky at the 2015 FINA World Championships or a strategic surge like Oussama Mellouli at the 2012 Olympic 10K [...]

All-Time Greatest Open Water Swimmers – Male

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If we had to make a theoretical all-star relay of great male open water swimmers to swim across any of the Oceans Seven channels (English Channel, Catalina Channel, Molokai [...]

Fourth Is Fast And A Precursor To Come

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Two-time Olympic gold medalist (1500m in 2008 and 10 km marathon swim in 2012) Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia finished fourth in the 400m freestyle at the FINA Short Course [...]

Oussama Mellouli On Tunisian Television

Oussama Mellouli Chez Labes 08/09/2012 by Artiste-Tunisien Apparently, Olympic 10K Marathon Swim gold medalist Oussama Mellouli may attempt to swim across the English Channel, becoming the second Tunisian citizen in history after Nejib Belhedi to [...]

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