Category: 1-Hour Postal Swim

Bill Sadlo, The Swimming Grandfather

Bill Sadlo, The Swimming Grandfather Courtesy of WOWSA, New York City. William 'Bill' Sadlo, Jr. was well ahead of his time. Sadlo, an early pioneer of marathon swimming, was honored by the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in its Class of 2009. Sadlo competed in at least 31 marathon swims between 1927 to 1957 and was a founding member of the

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The Origins Of The 1-Hour Postal Swim

The Origins Of The 1-Hour Postal Swim Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most interesting cross-border rivalries among masters swimmers in the United States is the competition between the New England Masters (NEM) and the Davis Aquatic Masters in the 1-Hour Postal sanctioned and supported by U.S. Masters Swimming. “We have an NEM 1

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Learn From An Open Water Hall of Famer

Learn From An Open Water Hall of Famer Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Sally Minty-Gravett, one of the world's most experienced English Channel swimmers, a 2009 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year nominee and an inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, is putting on a great open water swimming camp for

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