Tag: great white sharks

What Is On The Menu In The Open Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Gary Emich, an open water swimming stalwart and icon in San Francisco Bay, talked about the issue of potential shark encounters over his long career of swimming, organizing and leading all kinds of swims around the world. "With the exception of Great White Sharks, tiger sharks, and bull sharks, I don't

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When Sharks Appear In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Night Train Swimmer Simon Dominguez is scheduled to swim out from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands. We asked skipper Vito Bialla about his July 27th attempt and the sharks that may be lurking around. With the water relatively warm, 61.4°F at the Farallon Islands and 64°F in San Francisco Bay,

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The Night Before And The Wind Is Howling

Julian Rusinek will be departing the California mainland on the Blue Fin late tonight from Ventura for his unprecedented one-way and two-way attempt between the islands of San Miguel and Santa Rosa in the California Channel Islands. While the one-way distance is only 3.6 miles, it is potentially an extraordinarily wild and totally gnarly swim in a part of

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