Tag: Greta Andersen

90 With A Smile, Greta Andersen

90 With A Smile, Greta Andersen Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of history's greatest swimmers in the pool and open water turned 90 years old on May 1st. Greta Andersen Veress is a 1969 International Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer and a 1964 International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer - and is always quick to

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Tiger Twins Take Two

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I had the Guinness Book to show me what was possible," recalls butterflyer Vicki Keith. "I moved forward with the assumption that if they could do it, so could I." They were trailblazing butterflyers and twin brothers Jonathon di Donato and James di Donato. "I'm only a beginner on this trail, and

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Sandra Bucha Inducted In The ISHOF

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Sandra Bucha was honored last weekend by the International Swimming Hall of Fame as one of its relatively few Honor Open Water Swimmers. In the world of professional marathon swimming, 4 women have stood out among their male rivals: Greta Andersen, Judith van Berkel-de Njis, Shelley Taylor-Smith, and Bucha.

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