Tag: Bryan Finlay

Congratulations, Bryan Finlay, PhD

Courtesy of International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame virtual induction and awards ceremony for the Class of 2020 will be held today on Saturday, May 1st between 3:00 - 5:00 pm EST (New York) where Cameron Bellamy (Honor Swimmer), Damián Blaum (Honor Swimmer), Marcia Cleveland (Honor Swimmer), Captain

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Swimming In Your Own Skin

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Bryan Finlay of Solo Swims of Ontario recalls some of his previous research studies, "In my experience, there is a particular feature of some ultra-marathon swimmers that I have noticed over the years. It came from my observations in the 1960s while conducting studies on the biomechanics of skin. On a

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The Thick Skin Of Open Water Swimmers

Extreme swimmers, ice swimmers, channel swimmers and marathon swimmers seem to have thick skin. While they explore the outer boundaries of what is physically possible, these aquatic adventurers apparently truly have thick skin. Bryan Finlay of Solo Swims of Ontario recalls, "In my experience, there is a particular feature of some ultra-marathon swimmers

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