Developing Leg Strength For The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We had the opportunity to observe Coach Tony Rich, a professional triathlete, at Boston University. The personable endurance athlete and coach was in his element, coaching masters swimmers and [...]

Theodore Yach, Long-time Success In His Element

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Theodore Yach recently completed his record-setting 93rd crossing of the Robben Island. At this pace, the South African swimmer will soon complete 100 crossings of the infamous prison island. [...]

Open Water Swimming In No Man’s Land

Courtesy of Mike Pickles of Pickles Power Sports Images in The Five, Hong Kong. In competitive open water swims, there is usually a good amount of physicality. Bumping, impeding and elbowing are commonplace, especially at [...]

Calling To Action And Filling The Gaps

Curtesy of WOWSA from Huntington Beach, California. It is a fact that swimmers are often the first responder in open water swims when there is a distressed swimmer on the course. Although safety personnel, lifeguards, [...]

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