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Smiling In The Bay

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "It is a beautiful day out in Aquatic Park [in San Francisco, California] with Kim [Chambers]," wrote Darren Miller. It is not often that two Oceans Seven swimmers train together. "The water temperature dropped down to 53ºF (11.6ºC) so basically we were swimming in the North Channel. But it also amazes

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Finish With A Smile

Courtesy of Darren Miller, U.S. Winter Swimming Association Championships in New York City. What strikes us about ice swimming and winter swimming is how often and how widely these cold water swimmers smile after their competitions. Competitive FINA swimmers, stage swimmers, marathon swimmers, channel swimmers, ocean swimmers and other in the open water

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Malick’s Marriage Marine-Style

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ice swimming, marathon swimming, ocean swimming, channel swimming, pioneer swimming, kayaking, organizing, observing and volunteering. Lisa Hertz and Jason Malick do it all. The pair, once engaged both literally and figuratively, are all about the open water. So when it came to their marriage, the pair

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What You Can, While You Can

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Alli DeFrancesco is a marathon swimmer and runner from California. A cancer survivor, she swims to raise money for First Descents, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young adult cancer patients and survivors to defy their illness and regain their lives through outdoor adventures. She is

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