Ice Sevens, A New Paradigm In Ice Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While the Oceans Seven is a goal of channel swimmers, the Ice Sevens is another massively difficult swimming concept. Ice swimming's equivalent of the Oceans Seven requires that a [...]

2016 US Masters Swimming National Coaching Clinic

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. San Mateo Athletic Club is hosting a sold-out 3-day U.S. Masters Swimming National Coaching Clinic on November 11th-13th in San Mateo, California. U.S. Master Swimming coaches who will speak [...]

She Is An Inventive Angel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Angel Yanagihara, the inventor of the world's most effective jellyfish protection, was honored last year at the kickoff ceremonies at the University of Hawaii chapter of the National Academy [...]

FINIS Releases The Axis Buoy

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINIS officially announced its release of the Axis Buoy, a dual-function pull buoy. After more than a year of research and development, FINIS has started to sell the much-anticipated [...]

Developing Leg Strength For The Open Water

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 [...]

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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