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Gentlemen’s Agreement Across Alcatraz

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Back in 1993, Gary Emich did his first Alcatraz Island swim and then started doing the same crossing an average of one Alcatraz Island swim a week for 20 [...]

Jeff Everett Wondering What Comes Next

Courtesy of 54-year-old Jeff Everett, who has completed three Oceans Seven channels. Jeff Everett has completed three Oceans Seven channels (English Channel, Catalina Channel and the Strait of Gibraltar) after his 50th birthday. He explains [...]

Aquatic Park Update

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Last week, the open water swimming community was shocked and saddened with the plans of the U.S. federal government and commercial interests to move the ferry service to Alcatraz [...]

Making The Connection

Courtesy of Chris Blakeslee, Suzie Dods and Tom Linthicum in San Francisco, California. "We had an instructive marathon swimming discussion at the Sports Basement," described Chris Blakeslee. "We had it filmed thanks to Tom Linthicum [...]

Heroes Of The Bay, Part 2

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "One morning, I went down to the docks at the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco to shoot a portrait of my friend," explains 1996 Olympic swimmer Dan [...]

Heroines Of The Bay, Part 2

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "One morning, I went down to the docks at the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco to shoot a portrait of my friend," explains 1996 Olympic swimmer Dan [...]

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