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Swimming In Sharky Waters

Swimming In Sharky Waters Courtesy of WOWSA, Magnetic Island, Australia. Shelley Taylor-Smith swam 90 km from 90 km , Australia partly in a shark cage in January 1995 (see the dramatic footage here). She said, "I don't think I'm the one that broke the record. I think the whole crew did it today. I had such wonderful people out there. That just kept me

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Tales By Bales

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Peter Bales, one of the founding members of the Cape Long Distance Swimming Association (CLDSA), is one of those legends of the sport whose personality, energy and dedication have been greatly appreciated by generations of swimmers. The 73-year-old dynamo was reminiscing with Theodore Yach about early days

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