Tag: Doug Garland

Sea Monkey Challenge Update

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "We had 5 ocean swims in the inaugural [Seal Beach] Sea Monkey Challenge during October," said Sea Monkey Doug Garland. "The first question people ask us is always about the water temperature. The good news is that the ocean temperatures are still 5 to 7ºF warmer than normal. For this month, the water

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Swim Long Beach Have Serious Fun

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the not always appreciated differences between the English Channel in Europe and the Catalina Channel in California is the support generated by the local communities. While hundreds of locals and near-locals have either attempted or completed an English Channel solo swim or participated in a relay,

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