Tag: International Marathon Swimming Association

Shelley Taylor-Smith On WOWSA Live

Shelley Taylor-Smith On WOWSA Live Sponsored by KAATSU Global, Huntington Beach, California. In a throwback episode (from December 2010) of Open Water Wednesday (the precursor to WOWSA Live), 7-time world professional marathon swimming champion Shelley Taylor-Smith spoke with Steven Munatones on a variety of topics. Taylor-Smith had several incredible

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Attila Molnar Peaked In The Mid-1990s

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Attila Molnar [shown on right in both photos above] was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honour Swimmer in 1998. He is a Hungarian open water swimmer and coach of the Hungarian open water swimming team. During his career, he was crowned the International Marathon Swimming

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IMSA Started In Paris In 1953

Courtesy of Daniel Vizeu Costa Couto who updates the website of Abilio Couto, an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer. The International Marathon Swimming Association (IMSA) is a now defunct professional marathon swimming association that was created to promote and support a global professional marathon swimming circuit. It was

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96 Wonderful Years Of Willy Van Rysel

Willy van Rysel is one of only two individuals (along with Drury Gallagher) to be honored by both the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame. A double-IMSHOF Honour Swimmer, Rysel passed away at the age of 96 on September 19th. Besides her success in the open water where she swam several

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