2014 WOWSA Awards Nominees

To vote, register here, courtesy of WOWSA. The nominees come from around the world. Some are young teenagers, some are much older. But from all walks of life, but they possess the same mission and [...]

Olga Kozydub To Be Honored In Scotland

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference will be held on September 20th - 21st at the famous Mount Stuart Castle on the Isle of Bute in Scotland. The [...]

75 km, Annaleise Carr’s Radical Crossing 2.0

On August 19th 2012, Annaleise Carr completed a charity swim across Lake Ontario that raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars. "I followed the traditional Marilyn Bell route from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Marilyn Bell Park [...]

Sarah Thomas Does It Over And Over Again

There are few in the open water swimming world who elicit the global praise and deeply felt respect and admiration like American marathon swimmer Sarah Thomas. The Colorado native embodies the mantra of fellow open [...]

A Champion Mindset Through And Through

When Thomas Lurz just barely touched out Brian Ryckeman, and Martina Grimaldi did the same to Angela Maurer in the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, the fantastic 25 km world championship race spelled the end [...]

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