#75 Diamond Swim Is In The Books

Courtesy of Bill Welzien, Swim Around Key West, Florida. Bill Welzien completed his 75th Diamond Swim in 6 hours 15 minutes on June 4th at the 40th Annual Swim Around Key West. "The days leading [...]

Seth Kurtz Set To Defend Title In Key West

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 185 swimmers from 7 countries and 29 American states will compete in the 40th Annual Swim Around Key West this Saturday beginning on Smathers Beach. Participants in the 12.5-mile [...]

Bill Welzien Goes For His Diamond Swim

Bill Welzien Goes For His Diamond Swim Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Floridian Bill Welzien complete his #74th (20.1 km / 12.5-mile) circumnavigations around Key West on May 21st in 6 hours 52 minutes. [...]

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 [...]

Katie Scott Swimming For A Cause

After winning overall female division two years running in the Swim Around Key West and finishing third in the inaugural Cape Circumnavigation Challenge, Katie Scott has revealed to herself what she wants to do. "I [...]

Dan Projansky Always Looking Forward

Dan Projansky is stepping it up again. The committed butterflyer will soon begin the 12.5-mile FKCC Swim Around Key West swimming all butterfly on Saturday morning. All butterfly. No breaks, no walls, no freestyle. Just [...]

Managing Motherhood In The Open Water World

What Carina Bruwer does is, in a few words, maternally inspirational and athletically amazing. She has completed marathon swims across False Bay in South Africa, the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain to Morocco, Swim Around [...]