Tag: James Pittar

Can’t Wait To Read Blind Vision

Can’t Wait To Read Blind Vision Courtesy of Alasdair McCulloch. James Pittar, an icon in the open water swimming world, will release his autobiography called Blind Vision in April 2019. Pittar is an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer, a celebrated Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming member, a member of the Rottnest Channel Swim

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When Open Water Icons Meet In New York

Photo © Marco Chiesa, Manhattan Island, New York. Results © NYC Swim. Looking back in the archives of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim (MIMS), there were a number of renowned swimmers competing in the June 12th 1999 race: *5-time winner and 7-time world professional marathon swimming champion Shelley Taylor-Smith was serving as a partner swimmer for

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Patron Pittar

Patron Pittar Photo courtesy of the Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim in Sydney, Australia, supported by International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer James Pittar. Copyright © 2008 - 2015 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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Blind Faith In The Open Water

Blind Faith In The Open Water Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Narelle Simpson is a swimming coach for athletes with special needs. She is on the board of directors of the NSW Council for the Disabled and on the Committee and board of directors for the NSW Blind Swimmers Association. She also trains James Pittar, a member of the

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