Tag: International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

Thrice As Nice In The English Channel

Australian John Van Wisse will be attempting a triple crossing of the English Channel soon, depending on the weather, as he tries to follow in the footsteps of the legendary Jon Erikson, Alison Streeter and Philip Rush.Piloted by International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame pilot Michael Oram, everything has got to go right physiologically, psychologically

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Paddling And Escorting In The Open Water

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Famer David Clark, an English Channel and Catalina Channel swimmer, coach and kayaker, will give a presentation at the upcoming Global Open Water Swimming Conference on providing the optimal support for open water swimmers."The support crew is essential to the success of any open water swim. I will explain techniques

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Aleksey Akatyev, Marathon Hall of Famer

Russian open water swimming superstar Aleksey Akatyev (also spelled as Alexei Akatiev) was recently inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in its class of 2009, but is clearly not resting on his laurels.Aleksey continues to serve ably as a national team coach after his successful athletic career where he was the first successful Russian

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Learn From An Open Water Hall of Famer

Learn From An Open Water Hall of Famer Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Sally Minty-Gravett, one of the world's most experienced English Channel swimmers, a 2009 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year nominee and an inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, is putting on a great open water swimming camp for

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