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Bob Fernald Puts Best Foot Forward In Triple Crown

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. American Bob Fernald culminated his three-year journey to achieve the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming this week. The 49-year-old from North Hampton, New Hampshire became the latest person [...]

Michael Hanisch Follows Long Line Of Aussie Greats

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Michael Hanisch became Australia's 12th swimmer to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming at yesterday's Manhattan 20 Bridges Swim. Hanisch finished first in the second 20 Bridges [...]

Marty Filipowski Achieves Triple Crown

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Australian Marty Filipowski became the third person on August 15th to achieve the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming at the 28.5-mile (45.8 km) 20 Bridges Circumnavigation Swim of [...]

Triple Toast To Ernie Hoftyzer

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ernie Hoftyzer is a 46-year-old American from Davis, California. After his English Channel crossing of 11 hours 49 minutes, he became the 129th person to successfully complete the Triple [...]

Professor Patrick McKnight Thinks Big And Fast

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Professor Patrick McKnight thinks big. He made two attempts at climbing Mount Everest in 2014 and 2015, and then turned his focus on completing the fastest Triple Crown of [...]

How Do You Define Open Water Swimming?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Long. Extreme. Epic. Cold. Marathon. Rough. Windy. What do all these words mean in the open water swimming world? There was a time when water at, near or below [...]

Charlotte Samuels Pens Earth & String

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Charlotte Samuels, the youngest person to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, released her first book of poetry entitled Earth & String. Like her role model Lynne [...]

Triple Crown Of Open Water Swimming List

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The World Open Water Swimming Association compiles swimmers who have achieved the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. These individuals have completed successful crossings of the English Channel and [...]

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