Tag: global open water swimming conference

Spellbound By Swimmers

Spellbound By Swimmers Courtesy of WOWSA, Isle of Bute, Scotland. When Michael Read, Sally Minty-Gravett, Kevin Murphy and Tom Watch participated in a wonderfully inspirational panel discussion about their swims across the English Channel during the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference, the audience was spellbound. The quartet talked about their

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Colin Hill Has A Handle On The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Photo courtesy of Ram Barkai shows Colin Hill at the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on the Isle of Bute where the British channel swimmer skillfully wove a story of how and why open water swimming is expanding throughout the United Kingdom. From literary works in the open water swimming world to

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The Mindset of 1000m at Zero Degrees

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Nuala Moore gave a presentation on her journey to swim 1000 meters at 0°C at the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference. It is clear that the Irish ice swimmer is focused and has found her niche. She explains her start in the sea. “I was never allowed to swim with my older brother and his friends. I

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A Quartet Of Heroes and Heroines

A Quartet Of Heroes And Heroines Courtesy of WOWSA, Isle of Bute. Michael Read, Sally Minty-Gravett, Kevin Murphy and Tom Watch participated in a wonderfully inspirational panel discussion about their swims across the English Channel at the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference today on the Isle of Bute. The quartet talked about their most difficult

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