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Antonio Argüelles Across The Cook Strait

Estrecho de Cook from Pablo Argüelles. 11 hours 20 minutes across the Cook Strait with Antonio Argüelles Díaz-González on March 19th. In his own words, Argüelles explains his sixth Oceans Seven crossing: The trip to [...]

The Day Heroes Crossed The Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. On and around September 9th 1985, a slew of renowned open water swimmers finally got their chance to swim across the English Channel. The whole lot of them had [...]

Seeing Part Of History

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While the shores of Dover are crowded with channel aspirants from around the world, it was not always the case. Dover as a destination and Cap Gris Nez as [...]

When History Repeats Itself In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Earlier this year when Adam Walker was caught on video swimming with dolphins during his charity swim across the Cook Strait, millions of people saw him being Walkerized during [...]

Mike Bodger’s 60th Birthday Present

Story and photos are courtesy of Kirsten Cameron about Dr. Mike Bodger's attempt to swim the Cook Strait as a 60th birthday present to himself in February 2010. This past week, our household had felt [...]

You Are A Newbie Swimmer If…

You know you are part of an emerging global force of swimmers if you... 1. first learned of open water swimming through Facebook or Twitter 2. bought your first pair of goggles and they were [...]

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