Winter Swimming In China

Winter Swimming In China Courtesy of Roman Karkachev, Taierzhuang, China. Snow + swimming = winter swimming. The International Winter Swimming Association is offering an 8-day event for 550€ that covers the 6th International Winter Swimming [...]

Write On, Elaine Howley

Write On, Elaine Howley Courtesy of WOWSA, Boston, Massachusetts. From Captain Matthew Webb and Gertrude Ederle to Sarah Thomas and Ross Edgley, Elaine Howley is among open water swimming's most prolific writers and foremost historians. [...]

Winter Wins By Almond, Monahan, López, Whelchel

Winter Wins By Almond, Monahan, López, Whelchel Courtesy of WOWSA, Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. The 2018 United States Winter Swimming National Championships occurred this past weekend in the 36.5°F (2.5°C) waters of Coney Island [...]

Helping Владимир Туровский

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Tyumen Club has already raised 50% of the money necessary to purchase a specially modified vehicle for their fellow winter swimmer Vladimir. The disabled winter swimmer wants to [...]

If Dmitriy Can Dream It, He Can Help Build It

Courtesy of Dragozhilov Dmitriy, Tyumen, Russia. Dragozhilov Dmitriy is one of the organisers of the annual Tyumen Open Cup and was instrumental in the 2016 Winter World Swimming Championships in Tyumen, Russia. An outstanding winter [...]

Ice Swimming Comes To New York City

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jaimie Monahan will participate in this weekend's U.S. Winter Swimming Association's National Winter Swimming Championship that will be held in New York City. The 36-year-old winter swimming luminary has [...]

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