Alex Kostich Talks About His Passions On WOWSA Live
Alex Kostich Talks About His Passions On WOWSA LivePhoto by SBR, Inc.
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Alex Kostich is one of the most prolific open water swimmers in America who set world records around Bora Bora and Pitcairn Island in the Pacific Ocean.
The 50-year-old former collegiate swimmer at Stanford University covered a number of wide-ranging topics during his interesting WOWSA Live interview with International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame chairperson Ned Denison:
* loving the sport of pool and open water swimming
* feeling the 1500m freestyle was a sprint
* finding his rhythm in swims between 10 km and 25 km
* balancing a career in Hollywood and his new love of open water swimming
* winning La Jolla Rough Water Swim, St. Croix Coral Reef Swim, and the Waikiki Roughwater Swim multiple times since 1994
* tapering for the Waikiki Roughwater Swim where he won multiple times since 1994
* swimming 9,000 yards in his first post-lockdown pool workouts
* racing against Ryk Neethling in Waikiki
* seeding the idea of swimming around Pitcairn Island, an island with 29 residents
* explaining the rough water conditions around Pitcairn Island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean
* planning a swim around White Island volcano in New Zealand
* swimming around Bora Bora
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