Tag: Annette Kellerman

The Perfect Female Open Water Swimmer

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If there were an opportunity to magically create the perfect female open water swimmer, what would be involved? The swimmer would be able to swim well in cold water, warm water, rough water, tranquil water, in the night and under the tropical sun. She could swim well in short ocean swims with heavy surf as

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Are You Good Enough? Ask Tara Diversi

When we think of the incredibly talented Australian open water swimmers, names like Annette Kellerman, Linda McGill, Shane Gould, Susie Maroney, Shelley Taylor-Smith, Melissa Cunningham, Tammy van Wisse, and Penny Palfrey immediately come to mind. As does the word champion. These women are so multi-dimensional and multi-talented: motivational speaking,

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