Tag: Andy Magness

When The END Is Not In Sight

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Not only is the water of the Red River of the North muddy and churned up, but the winding river makes it impossible to see the distance from afar. Veer left, veer right, hug one shore, then the other. Stroke after stroke, feed after feed, mile after mile, hour after hour, the solo and relay swimmers of

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Results And Report Of The 2014 END-WET

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Andy Magness managed the 36-mile (57.9 km) END-WET event in the Red River during 'The Year of the Flood' conditions under sunny skies and water temperatures between 68 and 70ºF with light winds from the S/SW. "The river was at flood stage," reports Magness. "The Grand Forks Gauge was at approximately 33

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END-WET: Epic, Iconic, Surreally Long

END-WET: Epic, Iconic, Surreally Long Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Word out of North Dakota and Minnesota has it that Andy Magness pulled off another magical race down the mighty Red River of the North in his annual Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test (END-WET), a 36-mile (57.9 km) marathon swim from rural North Dakota to

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END-WET Begins And Ends Today

Photo of Darren Miller in the 2012 END-WET race. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Michael Miller from Honolulu, Hawaii has completed swims all over the world. From his local swims on Oahu to the Molokai Channel and Maui Channel to others ranging from the English Channel and the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim as well as the Ederle

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END-WET With No End In Sight

Just when you thought the end was in sight, Andy Magness may decide to lengthen it. The END-WET or the Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test, has been running for two years in the mighty Red River from North Dakota to Minnesota, but it is about to get longer. "My head is usually full of wonder and new ideas and what-if thought experiments,"

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