Tag: crowd funding

The Start Of Something Good In Bear Lake

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. James Jonsson will attempt to swim 38 miles in under 20 hours to raise money for a crowdfunding campaign for children with Autism. Jonsson will attempt an unprecedented marathon swim later this week at Bear Lake that borders of the states of Utah and Idaho. He refers to his attempt as Bear Lake x2 – 20 or a

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Carry On Your Escort Kayak

Orukayak has done it. The innovative company and designer Anton Willis just solved a huge issue for open water swimmers who wish to swim with an escort in far-away places...or even waters near their home. Willis created the Oru Kayak, a watertight 12-foot long kayak that folds in a carrying case. The Oru Kayak website explains their products best,

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10 Days To Be DRIVEN

Filmmaker Ben Pitterle and the initial 88 funders from the open water swimming world are looking for others to join them in crowd sourcing the movie DRIVEN. With 10 days to go in their crowd funding effort, the producers are looking for an additional US$11,500 to reach their goal. DRIVEN documents the experiences of three individuals as they attempted

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Are You DRIVEN?

Without wetsuits, in the dead of night, three swimmers braved the cold open-ocean to realize a dream...this is how filmmaker Ben Pitterle of Element 8 Productions opens DRIVEN. DRIVEN documents the experiences of three individuals as they attempted marathon swims across the Santa Barbara Channel. "Marathon swimming may not sound particularly glamorous.

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