Tag: Bill Welzien

Bill Welzien Goes For His Diamond Swim

Bill Welzien Goes For His Diamond Swim Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Floridian Bill Welzien complete his #74th (20.1 km / 12.5-mile) circumnavigations around Key West on May 21st in 6 hours 52 minutes. He will go for his 75th Diamond Swim on June 4th at the 40th Annual Swim Around Key West. "We have over 190 swimmers signed up to swim

Read More

Bill Welzien To Go Double Duty

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Back in 2009, Bill Welzien, organizer of the annual Swim Around Key West, visited Israel and completed a one-way 10 hour 25 minute crossing of the 21 km (13-mile) Sea of Galilee. Next month, he will attempt a two-way crossing; this time swimming widthwise under the guidance of renowned Galilee escort pilot

Read More