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YASU, Rebel With A Cause

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Photo by Kazuhiro Tahara. Yasu Fukuoka, known as YASU, has always been clear of his goals. He wanted to represent Japan at the Olympics - and he achieved his goal, racing in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Rio Olympics. But he also wanted to help promote the

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Nicknames of Open Water Swimmers

Nicknames of Open Water Swimmers Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are a number of colorful champions, powerful personalities and charismatic characters in the open water swimming world with great nicknames. Nicknames of Open Water Swimmers: Ady: Adrian Sarchet (Guernsey) Aeolian Shark: Giovanni Brancato (Italy) America's Best Girl:

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