Tag: Catherine Vogt

Beauty, Brains And Trojan Brawn

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Catherine Vogt is married to an American military hero, has a beautiful young daughter, has coached world champions since 2005, and has helped the University of Southern California climb to the top ranks of American universities in the pool swimming world. Her talents and passion has been long recognized by

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Becca Mann Moves To The American Front

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 16-year-old Becca Mann swam a brilliantly tactical race this morning in Castaic Lake, California to win the 2014 USA Swimming National 10 km Open Water Swimming Championships. Swimming smoothly and very controlled throughtout the entire race, Mann simply turned on her pool speed over the last 400 meters and

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It’s Where I Am Home

It's Where I Am Home Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimmers often write poetically about their experiences in the oceans and lakes around the world. The aquatic adventurists also speak eloquently about what motivates them and how they feel swimming in the world's waterways. They speak of being one with the environment about

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Rebecca Soni Going Long In The Sea

6-time Olympic medalist Rebecca Soni lives right near the Pacific Ocean in Manhattan Beach, California. In addition to her outstanding pool swimming talent, she is "awesome" in the open water according to the USA Swimming national team coach Catherine Vogt. This morning in the Cayman Islands, Soni will compete in her longest open water swim to date: the

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