Tag: Distance Swim Challenge

What Is Really Out There?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We remember the first time that we saw American football star Marcellus Wiley swim in a pool. He thrashed and he splashed. He certainly moved, but not necessarily in the forward motion. Throughout his career as one of the best football players in America, he had always started each play by taking in a

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Dan Beeman’s Open Water Hat Trick

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dan Beeman finds himself in rarified air among race directors in the open water swimming world. Occasionally, a race director will organize an event in 2 different countries, but Beeman will be organizing his third event in a third country. After stints in California and Panama, Beeman will hold another

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Seeing Courage In The Open Water

True courage is often seen in various forms in the world of open water swimming. People of all ages, abilities and backgrounds often demonstrate the true potential of the human spirit.This past weekend in the Pacific Ocean visually-impaired Aaron Scheidies let us see courage through his efforts at the Distance Swim Challenge.Moments before Aaron's heat was

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