Memphremagog Winter Swimming Society Formed

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Memphremagog Winter Swimming Society was formed on April 17th by Phil White of the Kingdom Games. "Our purpose is simple: to build on and improve on the success [...]

The Why’s Of Swimming In Really Cold Water

Courtesy of Janet Kylander Manning for the United States Winter Swimming Championships, Vermont. While the British, Irish, Russians, Chinese, Slovenians, Finnish, Latvians, and South Africans have help national winter swimming events, 2015 will see the [...]

Explore And Excel In The Extreme

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Winter swimmers from around the world will descend on Lake Memphremagog in Vermont for the inaugural United States Winter Swimming Championships in February. Event director Phil White reports, "Work [...]

The Sound Of Chain Saws On Ice

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Being from a warm-weather state (California) with relatively mild air and water temperatures, it is impossible for us to imagine the harsh weather, freezing winds, frozen lakes and heavy [...]

When Spectators Bundle Up And Swimmers Strip Down

An international winter swimming competition video courtesy of the organizing committee in Murmansk, Russia. Something similar will happen for the first time in North America in Lake Memphremagog under the organization of Phil White and [...]

Kingdom’s Swimmers Of The Year

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Phil White and the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association had a slew of stars to select from for their 2014 NEKOWSA Swimmer of the Year. * Paula Yankauskas [...]

From Kingdom Comes Phil White

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. From indoors to out. From lawyering to organizing, Phil White shifted gears over the last few years from a powerful attorney to a passionate race director. On October 22nd [...]

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