Nadia El Bahtane Crosses Strait Of Gibraltar

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Photos above show Nadia El Bahtane, the first Moroccan woman to complete a solo crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar. The Rabat native and mother of two crossed the [...]

Swimming Home To Morocco

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Very few swimmers head home when they swim across the Strait of Gibraltar. Among those few channel swimmers since 1928, only one solo swimmer was a woman. Nadia El [...]

Konrad Euler, A Man With An Iron Will

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Background information from the St. Petersburg Times on May 13th 2002. Dr. Konrad Euler passed recently. The memory and legacy of the personable German native and Florida resident will [...]

300,000 And More Reasons To Continue A Long Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Douglas McConnell, Managing Director of Vissant Capital Corporation, has very good reasons to keep swimming. McConnell is swimming to benefit the Les Turner ALS Foundation. "We are closing in [...]

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