Tag: Huntington Beach

An Ocean Force In Huntington Beach

An Ocean Force In Huntington Beach Courtesy of Huntington Beach, California. Huntington Beach in Southern California has 30 lifeguard towers and Tower Zero on its long concrete pier that are staffed with upwards to 68 lifeguards during the summer months. The lifeguards watch over several thousand visitors each day and perform an average of 4,000 rescues

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Coronavirus Coastal Closures

Coronavirus Coastal Closures Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With the global coronavirus pandemic still surging in many places and instilling fear among many, the number of shorelines, beaches and piers that have been closed are increasing. Highway signs above informs motorists of the closure of the nearly 13 km of beachfront and pier

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POW Clinics In Woollett Aquatic Center

POW Clinics In Woollett Aquatic Center Courtesy of Mike Collins, California. Mike Collins and Natalie Barrad hosted the first of their two annual POW (Pool Open Water) events at the Woollett Aquatic Center in Irvine, California. "The open water practices are free; however, the POW Skills Clinic cost US$150 and are required to attend open water

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Huntington Beach Ocean Trivia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We have swam in Huntington Beach, California for over 40 years. We love swimming along the shoreline and going up and down in the ocean swells as we breathe towards shore and look at the palm trees and coastal homes. It was only today when we heard about Trolleys (alternatively called Trolley Cars or

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The Family Of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of the WOWSA, Open Water Swimming Magazine, Huntington Beach, California. The June issue of the Open Water Swimming Magazine has lots of articles on how families come together in the sport of open water swimming. Husbands, wives, sons, daughters, fathers, mothers, brothers, and sisters all coming together in open water swimming venues around the

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The Family Of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of the WOWSA, Open Water Swimming Magazine, Huntington Beach, California. The June issue of the Open Water Swimming Magazine has lots of articles on how families come together in the sport of open water swimming. Husbands, wives, sons, daughters, fathers, mothers, brothers, and sisters all coming together in open water swimming venues around the

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Training To Save Lives

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Southern California ocean lifeguards watch over 129 million beach-goers every year stretched along the coast in the Los Angeles area. Huntington Beach is the most crowded and popular beach in the SoCal region with over 12,600,000 annual visitors to its 8-mile beach. 45% of these visitors enter the Pacific

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