The Hands Of Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ocean swimmers know. Lake swimmers know. Marathon swimmers know. The longer you swim, the more wrinkled your hands get. Yuko Matsuzaki,, a former professional marathon swimmer from Japan, completed [...]

Entering The Golden Age Of Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After looking back on her 27-year career as an open water swimmer, Japan's Yuko Matsuzaki is not even halfway done. The 52-year-old spent decades competing on the FINA Open [...]

It Was Like Yesterday

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When open water swimmers see each other years or decades after a competition, it is as if time stands still. They remember the details of their swims like it [...]

Coconut Water Tastes Great, Less Filling

Photo of Yuko Matsuzaki drinking a post-Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim drink of coconut water in Turks & Caicos, courtesy of photographer Craig Bruce . We find the pure water of fresh organic coconuts to [...]

Meeting People And Doing Swims

Courtesy of 4 News, Turks & Caicos. A 4 News report showcases Japan's Yuko Matsuzaki's 21 km Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos in Turks & Caicos. She was escorted by pilots Greg Doolittle of Surfside [...]

Pioneer Swim May Lead To Future Attempts

Courtesy of Ben Stubenberg from the Swim Marathon Turks & Caicos. Professional marathon swimmer Yuko Matsuzaki battled tough currents and chop to complete the first-ever swim from Sandy Point, North Caicos to Grace Bay in [...]

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