Tag: Craig Beardsley

History’s Hardest Swimming Workouts

Some benefits of writing for the Daily News of Open Water Swimming and the monthly Open Water Swimming Magazine is talking with some of history's greatest open water swimmers. In the course of these conversations, these luminaries in the sport have discussed their hardest pool and open water swimming workouts over the course of their careers. "I have

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When Things Do Not Go As Planned

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Not only is Craig Beardsley a hero in many people's eyes because of his passionate work at Swim Across America, but he is a hero to many competitive pool swimmers from the 1970s on. AP reporter Paul Newberry writes a telling article about Beardsley here. "He was a great butterflyer in my generation. I just

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