Tag: Annette Kellerman

World Swim Day: Learning To Be Heroic

World Swim Day, founded in 2018 and sponsored by MySwimPro, is held on the fourth Saturday of October each year. The celebration aims to increase participation in swimming and promote water safety inclusive of geography, language, and skills. When we consider how many people cannot swim - even to save their life - teaching people how to be water safe is

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Write On, Elaine Howley

Write On, Elaine Howley Courtesy of WOWSA, Boston, Massachusetts. From Captain Matthew Webb and Gertrude Ederle to Sarah Thomas and Ross Edgley, Elaine Howley is among open water swimming's most prolific writers and foremost historians. Howley promotes open water swimming, its history and its luminaries in a highly educational, easy-to-read manner via her

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