Tag: adventure swimming

WOWSA, A Celebration Of Open Water

Jamie Patrick, the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year, penned a heartfelt appreciation to the open water swimming community: As I sit down to write this, it is difficult to fully express how I feel. I am extremely grateful for the amazing support that has been shown to me during this year’s WOWSA awards. I thank each and every one of you for

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Life Is An Adventure, So Swim It

Some people thrive under conformity and strict rules of engagement. Others prefer an environment of self-discovery and the unexpected where there are fewer traditions, rules and boundaries. In the open water swimming world, the crossing of the English Channel as achieved by Captain Matthew Webb in 1875 set forth the rules of engagement for future English

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