Tag: Cowichan Lake

Swimming With SS And MS

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Susan Simmons of Canada set off today on another one of her mega marathon swims in her Swimming with MS (Multiple Sclerosis) series. For more information and constant updates on her 106 km swim across Cowichan Lake located on southern Vancouver Island in Canada's British Columbia, visit #swimmingwithMS and

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Can You Do 105?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Susan Simmons is one of the World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Women - and for good reason with her multiple sclerosis. She is less than 3 months away from her longest and toughest swim yet - 105 km three-way attempt across Cowichan Lake in Vancouver Island, Canada. "Training has been extremely

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Susan Simmons Keeps Swimming Stronger

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 49-year-old Susan Simmons of Canada was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis nearly 20 years ago. She took to swimming nine years ago to help manage the disease and it has been an upward journey the entire way. It has not been tough because her disease is getting worse; it is getting tough because Simmons

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Masterful Swimming By Susan Simmons

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Some people from around the world with multiple sclerosis attempt all kinds of long-distance endeavors on land and in the water for its health benefits, but 49-year-old Susan Simmons is taking it to another level altogether. The Canadian is arguably tackling the toughest endurance event in history for an

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