Tag: Israel

When 0.15% Is Huge

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 4 km Sea of Galilee Swim in Israel, one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims, is quite an event. While it is not the world's largest swim with South Africa's Midmar Mile at over 17,000 swimmers and Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake Swim annually hosting peaking at 25,000 participants, the 2014 Sea of Galilee

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Tough Tenacious Teamwork Take Two

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After a year of waiting from redemption and a rematch with the Mediterranean Sea, the Cyprus Israel Swim achieved its goal of swimming from Cyprus to Israel and setting the 6-man distance relay record en route. The unprecedented 6-man relay completed 380 km (236 miles) following a course from its start on

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Six Set Off From Cyprus

Courtesy of Cyprus Israel Swim in the Mediterranean Sea. The Cyprus Israel Swim has begun on its 400 km non-stop 6-man relay from Paphos Port Cyprus in Cyprus to Israel this morning. Udi Erell, Doron Amosi, Ben Enosh, Ori Sela, Oded Rahav, and Luc Chetboun are off on their attempt to break the record for the longest non-stop 6-person open water relay

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Eilat, Israel Awaits Youth Of The World

Israeli race director Hadar Ben Dror created an introductory video for the 2014 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Eilat, Israel between August 28th-30th. "We are waiting for you…" The future Olympic and world championship stars are showcased at the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships. There are are two different age

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