Tag: great white shark

It Is Getting Crazy Out There. Swimmers May Have to Deal with Orcas, Sea Pickles, Lancetfish

Ned Denison and Ger Kennedy - and their ice swimming colleagues from Ireland to South Africa - train year-round in cold-water temperatures and, often, in rough water conditions. Swimming in the open water in Ireland and South Africa directly results in the Irish and South African swimmers becoming some of the most hardened and best acclimatized swimmers in

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Drizzling, Dark, Dank…and Dangerous?

Ned Denison and Ger Kennedy - and their colleagues - train year-round in cold-water temperatures and, often, in rough water conditions. Swimming in the open water in Ireland direct results in the Irish swimmers becoming some of the most hardened and best acclimatized individuals in the world to cold water and rough conditions. Southern California is

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When Sharks Circle

When Sharks Circle Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Just as Simon Dominguez was cruising along on his 27th mile and nearing his goal of the Farallon Islands, a crew member saw a Great White Shark circling and eyeing Dominguez. "The first person saw it and then we all did. The yelling did gain momentum especially when you hear a loud voice

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Simon Dominguez Is Circled And Pulled

Simon Dominguez Is Circled And Pulle Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 27 miles after starting under the Golden Gate Bridge, Simon Dominguez was crushing it, swimming well on schedule and according to plan as he plowed through the waves towards the Farallon Islands. "But three miles from the finish, a circling Great White Shark made me

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First There Were 6, Now There Are 12

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With sunny weather predicted for the three-day weekend, there will undoubtedly be tens of thousands of people flocking to Huntington Beach, California. But there are reports of at least 12 denizens of the deep cruising around the area. Sightings of Great White Sharks has been the topic of discussion in the

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