Impossible is a thing to be overcome, not a wall to keep us back. Or maybe, you just need to get what’s in your head into your heart and take a chance which is what Eric, Hunter and Tuck Helmick did to create their film Take Your Dream.
Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame announced 12 new Honourees: Kevin Cassidy, Helen Conway, Kelly Driffield, Charmian Frend, Victoria Gorman, Chelsea Gubecka, Kareena Lee, John Saliba, Anna Strachan, Peter Tanham, Greg Towle, Catherine Ware
Emma Radford, Marty Filipowski, and Susanne Guesdon join Melissa Cunningham Roberts, Gary Toner, Tamara Bruce, and Christopher Guesdon on the operating group of the Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame
The Alcatraz Invitational Swim is an open water swimming competition hosted by the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco, California. Its record is held by Bob Placak, set in 1989 in 1 hour 5 minutes.
This is a competitive swim that may serve to generate funds for a favored charitable institution. The swim uses regulations issued by the Swimming Board of Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club in Malta. All swimmers are escorted by safety boats. Swimming in groups up to 4 is allowed, although group swimming is not part of the competition. Apart from the main marshal boat, a maritime team of paramedics accompanies the swimmers. The two-way 11 km swim starts in Marfa Bay, Malta with a turn-around buoy in Qala, Gozo and the finish in Marfa Bay. The one-way 5. km swim starts from Gozo.
The aQuellé Midmar Mile in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, organized by Wayne Riddin, is the world's largest competitive open water swim that attracts nearly 19,000 swimmers of all ages and abilities every year to South Africa.