5, 21, 53 Years Ago In The English Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Yesterday, three legends of the open water had a day to remember. 65-year-old American Pat Gallant-Charette celebrated her 5th channelversary of her 15 hour 57 minute English Channel crossing, [...]

Pat Gallantly Navigates The North

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are few people on the globe with the persistence and determination of Pat Gallant-Charette. Arguably, she may be among the most persistent in open water swimming history. She [...]

Family, Friends And Finance In The Open Water

Family, Friends And Finance In The Open Water Courtesy of Pat Gallant-Charette, Westbrook, Maine. Channel swimmer Pat Gallant Charette started open water swimming at the age of 47. She talks about how she manages family, [...]

Different Stings Around The World

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pat Gallant-Charette unfailingly comes out of the oceans from her training or long marathon swims with a bright, wide smile. For those who know her well, this sunny demeanor [...]

Blue On Blue On Blue

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Pat Gallant-Charette shows a nice, flat, streamlined body position at the end of another tough channel swim in the Strait of Gibraltar while outfitted in a blue swim cap [...]

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