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Swimming In Sharky Waters

Swimming In Sharky Waters Courtesy of WOWSA, Magnetic Island, Australia. Shelley Taylor-Smith swam 90 km from 90 km , Australia partly in a shark cage in January 1995 (see the dramatic footage here). She said, "I don't think I'm the one that broke the record. I think the whole crew did it today. I had such wonderful people out there. That just kept me

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Diana Nyad Finds Her Way To Off-Broadway

Diana Nyad Finds Her Way To Off-Broadway Courtesy of WOWSA, Key West, Florida. Diana Nyad gave a one-woman show, The Courage to Fail, at the Studios of Key West this April.  She is now following up that success with an off-Broadway performance at The Minetta Lane Theater on September 26th - 28th. For 30 years, Nyad was a prominent sports broadcaster,

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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. “It is very easy to be uplifted and inspired by those in the open water swimming community,” says Steven Munatones. “There are simply so many heroes and heroines in the sport, all specializing in every kind of niche in the sport. Some are fast like the Dutch swimmers Ferry

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