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Getting Ready To Dive In

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Anthony McCarley knows well the ebbs and flows of the ocean as a long-time abalone fisherman from northern California. He understands its unpredictability and challenges. But McCarley now lives in part of the world where it is difficult to train for channel swims. In fact, only he and Darren Miller are

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Where Greatness Is The Standard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are pockets of greatness in the open water swimming world. These locations are like an oasis, a watering hole of outstanding open water swimmers. From Melbourne and Sydney to La Jolla and Aquatic Park, from Messina to Sandycove, from the Serpentine to Dover, from Hong Kong to Rio de Janeiro, these

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Swimming For The Third Boat

Photo of Darren Miller in the Molokai Channel, courtesy of Steve Haumschild. It is not often when a swimmer is featured on the home page of a major American university. But it is not often that one runs across an individual like Darren Miller, a graduate of Penn State University. In fact, it is extraordinarily rare. But Miller wants others to share

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Renaissance Men In The Open Water World

Renaissance Men In The Open Water World Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A Renaissance man is often applied to the gifted people of the Renaissance era (from the 14th to 17th century) who sought to develop their full intellectual, artistic, social and physical capabilities. The term often describes the great thinkers like Leonardo da

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