Tag: Don Watson

Don Watson To Be Honoured In Cork

Don Watson is one of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Honourees. He will be honored in Cork, Ireland at the Global Open Water Swimming Conference. The American pool and open water coach will visit Ireland with one of his most talented and accomplished swimmers, Olympic champion and renowned professional marathon swimmer John

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The Big Moose Takes To The Lake

According to the archives in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, an annual 2-mile swim began in 1898 that moved in various locations around Lake Michigan. After the establishment of the Illinois Athletic Club in 1904, the club sponsored it for over 50 years. [Read more...] Copyright © 2012 by Open Water Source

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The Don Of Hinsdale And The Open Water

Don Watson, one of the Class of 2013 International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Administrators, is a man of many talents. It did not matter if Watson were on a boat on a lumpy lake with legendary John Kinsella, coaching a morning workout with the renowned Sandra Bucha or coaching 5 Olympians winning 4 medals, or organizing a community or high

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Bob Dudley Swimming To The Top

Among the global executive elite, the name Bob Dudley rings a bell as the Chief Executive Officer of British Petroleum. But in the hallways of Hinsdale Central High School in Illinois, Dudley is remembered as one of the top swimmers in a team that would eventually feature Olympic champions and world record holders and NCAA champions. His coach Don Watson

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Don Watson Doing It The Hinsdale Way

Don Watson Doing It The Hinsdale Way Courtesy of WOWSA, Hinsdale, Illinois. Don Watson was a renowned pool and marathon swimming coach whose relationship with his athletes and the successes that they shared remain a standard among the coaching community. Coach Watson coached John Kinsella and Sandra Bucha throughout their professional marathon swimming

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