Tag: Curaçao

A Family Affair Off Curaçao

Courtesy of UPY and 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Thomas Heckmann, Curaçao. What is so fascinating to the dryland world is not a surprise to many open water swimmers. Thomas Heckmann took photo of a shipwreck offshore of Curaçao in the Caribbean Sea that he calls 'A Family Affair' because he was swimming with his daughter Maja at the

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Freestyle Crawling In Curaçao

Courtesy of Erwin Ruijsink, Curaçao in the Caribbean Sea. Curaçao is a beatiful Caribbean island with an emerging open water swimming community, both sea swimming and channel swimming. In addition to the charity event called the 2.7 km Swim for the Roses, the first Iguana Open Water Swim with a 1 km fun swim and a 5 km competitive swim will take place on

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Niko Kluyver Has All The Reason To Smile

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Niko Kluyver has led an extraordinarily interesting life. Born in Curaçao in the Caribbean Sea, he moved at an early age to Suriname on the northeastern coast of South America. A gifted swimmer and water polo player, he was recruited to swim in the American state of Washington as a high school student. He

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