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Shelley Taylor-Smith On Swimming Among Marine Life

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Shelley Taylor-Smith, a 7-time champion of the World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation in the mid-1990s to early 1990s, FINA official, and channel swimmer and coach, talks frankly about her [...]

Paul Asmuth, Too Tough For Words

Paul Asmuth, Too Tough For Words Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the men who was a dominant figure on the professional marathon swimming scene in the 20th century was American Paul Asmuth. [...]

The World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation (WPMSF) is an organisation established to promote, educate, and further the interests of the sport of open water swimming and professional marathon swimming [...]

Johnny Weissmuller’s Training Pool

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In an abandoned lot in the upscale neighborhood of Bel Air near Los Angeles lies on unkept pool with a history like few others. The pool was built on [...]

Three Is A Charm With The Park Family

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Tom Park, a 1998 Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Margaret Park, a 2000 Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, and [...]

An Awards Ceremony Worth Remembering

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Conrad Wennerberg, who wrote one of the most definitive books on marathon swimming (Wind, Waves and Sunburn - A Brief History of Marathon Swimming), has a treasure trove of [...]

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