Tag: Greta Andersen

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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Make A Splash Tour Comes To Long Beach

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dear Long Beach Make a Splash Tour participant, Between the excitement of listening to Olympians and Olympic gold medalists like Anthony Ervin, Rowdy Gaines, Janet Evans, Jessica Hardy, Jason Lezak, and Chloe Sutton talk at the USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash Tour, interested swimmers can also learn

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The Perfect Ideal Of A Female Swimmer

The Perfect Ideal Of A Female Swimmer Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Friendly and fit, intelligent and innovative, personable and professional. These are just some of the characteristics that define the masters swimmers who enter adult swimming competitions from the 2014 U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships to the FINA World

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Are You Ready For The Open Water?

"All things are ready, if our minds be so," wrote Shakespeare in Henry V. The same can be said for open water swimming especially if one's preparation is optimized. But competitive swimmers, solo swimmers, newbies, and ice swimmers can face different issues. While athletes like Petar Stoychev, Greta Andersen, Paul Asmuth, and Shelley Taylor-Smith competed

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Remember When The Price Of Gas Was $0.34?

Back in 1968, the cost of a new home in America was US$$26,600 when the median household income was US$7,743 and the cost of a stamp was US$0.05 and a gallon of regular gas US$0.34. Those were the days when the cost of hiring an English Channel pilot and his boat was US$200 an attempt according to this 1968 Sports Illustrated article on The Channel Is The

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