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From Canada To America, Across Lake Erie

Josh Heynes of the Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association announced the opening of invitations to swim across Lake Erie. Heynes explains, "The Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association is the official "observation" and monitoring [...]

Should Ice Swimming Be In The Olympics? Yes!

One of the most fascinating topics at the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference in Long Beach, California was the discussion on how to get ice swimming into the Winter Olympics. Those discussions will undoubtedly [...]

The Journey Continues Across Channels

What is truly admirable among endurance athletes and marathon swimmers is their passion and interest in the success of their colleagues, comrades and compatriots. Fast or slow, young or old, newbie or veteran, the open [...]

Swimming The Five Lakes Of Mount Fuji

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Back in 1985, Lynne Cox found her way to Japan during her unprecedented ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ event. She swam in 12 extremely challenging waterways around the [...]

Haiku To The Yacker

In celebration of Be Kind To Your Yacker Week, Steven Munatones of the World Open Water Swimming Association penned the Haiku To The Yacker. at night alongside darkness on the left and right my lifeline [...]

What The Mind Believes, The Body Achieves

Mohamed Marouf and the Le Club de natation Calac hosted an international conference on open water swimming at its annual distance swimming competition in Montréal, Canada. Dr. Abou Elella Ade El Fattah of Egypt, Alain [...]

The Shark Diver Controversy In Ocean Swimming

In the Marathon Swimmers Forum, Evan Morrison of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association analyzed the opinions and survey results of 175 former, current or aspiring marathon swimmers from around the world. His intriguing analyses [...]

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