Tag: Atlantic City Around the Island Swim

Shelley Taylor-Smith On WOWSA Live

Shelley Taylor-Smith On WOWSA Live Sponsored by KAATSU Global, Huntington Beach, California. In a throwback episode (from December 2010) of Open Water Wednesday (the precursor to WOWSA Live), 7-time world professional marathon swimming champion Shelley Taylor-Smith spoke with Steven Munatones on a variety of topics. Taylor-Smith had several incredible

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The Lifeguards Who Made It Work

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Atlantic City is a seaside community on Absecon Island in New Jersey that was the site of the 22.5-mile Atlantic City Around the Island Swim professional marathon swims of the 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's and 1990's that attracted the créme de la créme of those eras. But each and every swimmer who was

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Donald Trump In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Donald Trump has established a presence, name and brand for himself that has transcended business, media, entertainment, and most recently, politics over the decades. One of the current front runners on the Republican presidential campaign, Trump has also long supported open water swimming including solo

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Karl Munce Resurfaces

Andrea Munce was going through some old magazines and came across an Jet Magazine article from over 50 years ago. She opened up the August 12th 1954 issue and found a photo of her father Karl Munce of Wilmington, Delaware who participated in the Atlantic City Around the Island Swim won by Tom Park with honorary starter Gertrude Ederle. "My father was an

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