Tag: Harry Wright

Wright On For The Cold Standard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Harry Wright completed the 10 km Cold Half marathon swim in 2 hours 49 minutes on Saturday, but experienced knee issues during his 3 hour 20 minute Standard Chartered Marathon run on Sunday. He completed the dual marathon swim and marathon run as part of the last weekend's Cold Standard race. It was

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The Cold Hard Facts Of Swimming Straight

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With official's boats looking on and kayakers alongside, no participants took the same line at the 3rd annual 14 km Cold Half marathon swim in Hong Kong. Race director Doug Woodring tracked each of the 35 athletes from China, the UK, Thailand, the United States and Hong Kong in the Cold Half - the results

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Cold Half Is The Wright Thing To Do

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. This weekend on January 24th, Hong Kong will host the 3rd annual 14 km Cold Half event. Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung discussed the need for such international events so “Hong Kong waters can be used for promoting water recreational and sports activities and a water-friendly culture.” Doug

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Cold Half To Become A Cold Standard

"The 15 km Cold Half in Hong Kong was a great race," reported event director Doug Woodring. "There was lots of wind and chop in the upwind leg, making it the most difficult 2.5 km. The swells below the satellites did not fail to keep people focused as the waves bounced off the rock walls creating a huge washing machine effect. But the highlight was a

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