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Darren Miller’s Rock Solid Six Pack

With his crossing of the Cook Strait last week, Darren Miller has accomplished six of the seven channels of the Oceans Seven challenge. His 10 hour 42 minute crossing was done stroke for stroke - [...]

History Is Lost And Should Be Found

Stephen Redmond traversed not only the North Channel, English Channel, Catalina Channel, Tsugaru Channel, Molokai Channel, Cook Strait, and Strait of Gibraltar, but he also traversed the world to achieve the Oceans Seven. Throughout his [...]

Watching The Midmar Mile From Above

Andrew Martens will be utilizing his RC Helicam Quadcopter with aerial camera capabilities during next week's Midmar Mile in South Africa. The RC Helicam is a remarkable innovation for the global open water swimming community [...]

Benjamin Schulte At The Head Of The Class

When we think about open water swimmers of the past, so many outstanding individuals come to mind from the 19th and 20th centuries. When we think about the contemporary swimmers of modern times, there are [...]

WOW … Whatta Year Of Achievement

Creativity, commitment and courage. These are the common threads among the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Award recipients this year: Stephen Redmond, the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year from Ireland. Annaleise [...]

2012 WOWSA Man Of The Year – Stephen Redmond

Few individuals in the history of open water swimming have carried the heavy physical, mental, emotional and financial burdens that Stephen Redmond heaped upon his broad shoulders in 2012. And, in return, few swimmers have [...]

The Time Is Now, The Choice Is Yours

As 2012 comes to a close, many swimmers take stock of their achievements during the year. Some swimmers, however, will focus a bit more on their failures (real or perceived), missed opportunities, unexpected situations and [...]

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