Tag: Bob Roper

Keeping Busy With Dea Ann Joslin

Keeping Busy With Dea Ann Joslin Courtesy of WOWSA, Maui Channel, Hawaii. Dea Ann Joslin has it all - and makes time for it with a disciplined lifestyle. A mother of 5 children, she also spends time coaching swimming in Petaluma, California. The dynamic coach from Westside Aquaducks has crossed the Maui Channel a total of 6 times as well as done nearly

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Remembering Bob

Remembering Bob Photo courtesy of Bruce Frager. Information courtesy of Ian Emberson, Maui Channel from Lanai to Maui, State of Hawaii. Yesterday among 12 tiger sharks and cross currents, Eney Jones captained an all-star, all-female team of Michelle Mehnert, Olympian Stephanie Horner, Devon Clifford, Olympian Ashley Twichell and Becca Mann at the 48th Maui

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Sarah Thomas Does It Over And Over Again

There are few in the open water swimming world who elicit the global praise and deeply felt respect and admiration like American marathon swimmer Sarah Thomas. The Colorado native embodies the mantra of fellow open water swimming enthusiast Bob Roper, “Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.” As the channel swimmer considered the number of channels and

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Swim Under The Golden Gate Bridge

The 7th annual Bob Roper Golden Gate Bridge Swim will be held on October 14th. Swimmers jump off a boat at the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge and swim 2 miles (3.2km) north, into the cove at Ft. Baker. There are both wetsuit and non-wetsuit divisions in the charity swim. Friends and family can watch the race from the official boat with prizes for

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