Swimming Shore Shore

Photos courtesy of Cyndia Lavik, South Shore Classic, Oahu. The South Shore Classic is an ocean swimming competition on the South Shore of Oahu in Hawaii organized by former professional triathlete and world-class marathon swimmer [...]

Racing Young vs Old, Male vs Female In Hawaii

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Hawaii-born and -raised John Flanagan has participated in some outstanding open water swims throughout his career as a swimmer and professional triathlon, but the Maui Jim South Shore Classic [...]

Swimming In Hawaii From Point To Point

Michael Miller of Oahu broke down a channel swim in Hawaii for his daughter Mackenzi in 3 fundamental steps: walk in, swim across, and walk out. But the English Channel, Catalina Channel, Molokai Channel and [...]

Doubly Tough, Doubly Rough, Doubly Fun

The 32nd edition of the Possibly Annual Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim was this Sunday, December 15th. The event was typically enjoyable despite (or because of) the deteriorating weather that started 45 minutes [...]

Walking Into The Shrine, Going For A Little Dip

There are certain venues around the world where the luminaries of the sport have gathered and enjoyed particularly magical waters: Dover, Brighton, Waikiki, Aquatic Park, Copacabana, Acapulco, Midmar Dam, and Sydney among many other locations. [...]

If Beachs Were Related And Oceans Were One

With the world covered with water and the world so dominated by oceans (Antarctic or Southern, Arctic, Atlantic, Indian and Pacific), do we have one ocean or different oceans? Prior to 2000, the world's geographers [...]