Tag: Erwin Ruijsink

Channel Crossing In The Caribbean

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If you want to be a channel swimmer, you do not always have to head over to England to join the English Channel fraternity. You do not have to attempt the Oceans Seven. There are plenty of channels - many relatively short and all with clear, warm waters with plenty of colorful saline in the Caribbean

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Freestyle Crawling In Curaçao

Courtesy of Erwin Ruijsink, Curaçao in the Caribbean Sea. Curaçao is a beatiful Caribbean island with an emerging open water swimming community, both sea swimming and channel swimming. In addition to the charity event called the 2.7 km Swim for the Roses, the first Iguana Open Water Swim with a 1 km fun swim and a 5 km competitive swim will take place on

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Niko Kluyver Has All The Reason To Smile

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Niko Kluyver has led an extraordinarily interesting life. Born in Curaçao in the Caribbean Sea, he moved at an early age to Suriname on the northeastern coast of South America. A gifted swimmer and water polo player, he was recruited to swim in the American state of Washington as a high school student. He

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