Blazing A Trail On The Water At The Olympics

Shelley Taylor-Smith was the first female referee in the Olympic marathon swim. She was on the dock during the men's 10km race in the Serpentine. Despite the pressure of the world's greatest sporting spectacle, everything [...]

Nicknames In The Open Water Swimming World

There are a number of colorful champions, powerful personalities and charismatic characters in the open water swimming world. Some of them are known to the media by their nicknames; others are simply known among their [...]

Sandra Bucha Stands Out And Stands Tall

In the world of professional marathon swimming, four women have stood out among their male counterparts. Greta Andersen went goggle-to-goggle with her male rivals in the 1950s and 1960s, often winning and proving herself the [...]

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