Tag: Fred Hollows Foundation

Can’t Wait To Read Blind Vision

Can’t Wait To Read Blind Vision Courtesy of Alasdair McCulloch. James Pittar, an icon in the open water swimming world, will release his autobiography called Blind Vision in April 2019. Pittar is an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer, a celebrated Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming member, a member of the Rottnest Channel Swim

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Patron Pittar

Patron Pittar Photo courtesy of the Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim in Sydney, Australia, supported by International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer James Pittar. Copyright © 2008 - 2015 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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Blind Faith In The Open Water

Blind Faith In The Open Water Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Narelle Simpson is a swimming coach for athletes with special needs. She is on the board of directors of the NSW Council for the Disabled and on the Committee and board of directors for the NSW Blind Swimmers Association. She also trains James Pittar, a member of the

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Cameron Keith, An Everyday Hero

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Cameron Keith is a 15-year-old vision-impaired swimmer who will attempt to swim 27.1 km between Green Island and Yorkey’s Knob, a beach suburb of Cairns, Australia on August 3rd. If his charity swim on behalf of the Fred Hollows Foundation goes well, he will also attempt a Molokai Channel crossing in

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Visualizing Success In The Open Water

Visualizing Success In The Open Water Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Many open water swimmers cannot see much in competitions or their solo swims. Their direction depends on either the swimmers near them or their kayaker. They often cannot see the finish, let alone the next buoy, getting frustrated and wondering where they are. But

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