Tag: Capri Djatiasmoro

Stage 6 Takes 6 For Capri Djatiasmoro

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Capri Djatiasmoro completed Stage 6 of the recent 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York. She took 6 hours 1 minute to swim 15.7 miles (25.2 km) from the Tappan Zee Bridge to the George Washington Bridge. The Project Manager for M&J Edelman & Associates in New York City explains her journey to the finish.

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Why Swim In 0ºC Water?

Photo courtesy of Robbie Bailey, Bailey Photography. Capri Djatiasmoro of New York flew to Siberia in order to participate in the 2016 Winter Swimming World Championships. She has participated in other winter swimming competitions. We asked her why does she push herself to such extremes. "When I push and go outside my comfort zone - yes! it is

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Capri Djatiasmoro, Tough In Tyumen

Photo courtesy of Robbie Bailey, Bailey Photography. Capri Djatiasmoro of New York flew to Siberia in order to participate in the 2016 Winter Swimming World Championships. She joined 1,275 other athletes from 42 nations in Tyumen, Russia. Djatiasmoro was in and out of the near 0ºC water constantly throughout the competition, competing in the 25m

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What Have You Eaten In The Open Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Capri Djatiasmoro has seen it all. "Each swimmer has their own unique go-to comfort food. As a crew member, I have seen everything from bon bons, oatmeal cookies and Kit Kats to apple sauce, egg salad, and prosciutto. You name it, it 's out there." In the open water swimming community, many foods and

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Ice Swimming Comes To New York City

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jaimie Monahan will participate in this weekend's U.S. Winter Swimming Association's National Winter Swimming Championship that will be held in New York City. The 36-year-old winter swimming luminary has a much easier time competing in the 2016 National Winter Swimming Championship in Manhattan than the

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Capri Djatiasmoro Warms The Ice In Russia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I tell people to follow your heart, follow your passion - and you will find that life’s journey will show you amazing people, places, and adventures," so advises winter swimmer Capri Djatiasmoro. The 60-something New Yorker says of her own journey that began with the Coney Island Polar Bears on New Year's

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