Tag: Atlantic City

Atlantic City Around The Island Redux

Atlantic City Around The Island Redux Courtesy of Karen Bown, Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 2nd Annual Jim Whelan Open Water Festival will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey on August 9th. Its signature event is the 55th Annual 22.75-mile Around the Island Marathon. Hosted by Green Whales, the inaugural 36.62 km Jim Whelan Open Water Festival last

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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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South Jersey Lifeguards Do The 6 And 6

Courtesy of Bruckner Chase, Monmouth County, New Jersey. When it comes to open water swimming, there are two types of pros: professional marathon swimmers and lifeguards. While the marathon swimmers swim for themselves as a livelihood, surf life savers swim (and run and rescue and patrol) on behalf of others as a profession. South Jersey has been a

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