Tag: Florence Chadwick

Are Water Temperatures Getting Warmer?

Are Water Temperatures Getting Warmer? Courtesy of Pieter De Frenne, Lisa Van Langenhove, Alain Van Driessche, Cédric Bertrand, Kris Verheyen and Pieter Vangansbeke, Methods in Ecology and Evolution. In the United States, there exists an ongoing debate whether or not climate change is a concept to be concerned about - or do anything about. Science

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All Hands On Deck And In The Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. According to the Channel Swimming Association, Peter Frayne was an observer on Florence Chadwick's swim and had to jump in the English Channel to guide her after the water pump on her escort boat failed within three miles of shore. Prior to that call of duty, Frayne was below decks on her escort boat

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Janet Lamott Was Never Far From Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A swim out - paddle-out will be held at La Jolla Cove on June 28th for Janet Hill Lamott who passed away late last month. The long-time member of the La Jolla Cove Swim Club, Lamott was the then-oldest (at 61 years) woman to swim from one Hawaiian island to another (Lanai to Maui across the Maui Channel).

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Donald Watkinds Commentates On La Jolla

Donald Watkinds has been the race announcer of the biggest and longest continuously running open water race in America, the La Jolla Rough Water Swim in California. "I have been announcing La Jolla since 1971 together with Florence Chadwick was also swimming the event and have been announcing for a long time." In a few years, the renowned multi-race

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