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Slosberg The Shrewd Sleuth

Slosberg The Shrewd Sleuth Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Openwaterpedia is a unique, comprehensive, multilingual online reference tool for the aquatic community. Openwaterpedia has 32,696 different entries and 70,943 pages of content that are useful for research and reference purposes. The online resource includes the following entries

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Nicknames of Open Water Swimmers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are a number of colorful champions, powerful personalities and charismatic characters in the open water swimming world with great nicknames: From Double Down to Fly Guy, from the Paddlin' Professor to the Dolphinman, these individuals come from all walks of life with a characteristically deep passion

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Mark Rew Sees Success

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I can't see the buoy." "I couldn't see anything when my goggles filled up [with water]." "The waves were so big and the sun was in my eyes, I couldn't barely see a thing." Those comments can be heard frequently among open water swimmers. Visually impaired, swimmers often talk about "swimming blind".

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Tiger Twins Take Two

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I had the Guinness Book to show me what was possible," recalls butterflyer Vicki Keith. "I moved forward with the assumption that if they could do it, so could I." They were trailblazing butterflyers and twin brothers Jonathon di Donato and James di Donato. "I'm only a beginner on this trail, and

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Flat Abs, Fitness And Fly

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If an alien walked through the book stores and magazine racks in the airports around the Earth, the creature may think that the entire human race consisted of individuals with 6-pack abs and incredible levels of fitness. The cover articles of Shape, Fitness, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan and

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