Tag: 10 km marathon swim

Marveling About Nelson

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympic champion Michael Phelps is renowned for working out extraordinarily hard while eating 12,000+ calories per day. Back in the 1930s, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer Marvin Nelson was the Michael Phelps of his era. After the 1933 Canadian National Exhibition race in

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Double Capping, Two Times On The Head

It is not allowed in the English Channel or Catalina Channel, but it is occasionally done elsewhere in the open water swimming world from the Olympics to local beach swims. Double capping that is. Double capping is the practice of open water swimmers and triathletes to simultaneously use two swim caps on their head in order to solve a variety of potential

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