Tag: Jim Alabiso

To The Sea Is A Huge Hit

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimming visionary and advocate Jim Alabiso's new play in Florida, To the Sea, opened to very positive reviews. To the Sea was inspired by Alabiso's open water swimming adventures and initiatives. Marathon swimmer Patti Bauernfeind said, "Jim's play in Jacksonville was fantastic, but what is

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Jim Alabiso Inspires To The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One year ago a local director met open water swimming visionary and advocate Jim Alabiso of Jacksonville, Florida and proposed commissioning a play inspired by his open water swimming adventures. "Some stories he read in newspapers or in my Water Works column in ARBUS Magazine or on social media," recalls

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It Is Safer To Swim

Courtesy of Jim Alabiso at the Hyatt Regency along St Johns River on the Jacksonville Riverfront in Florida. Standing along the Jacksonville Riverfront and looking at the Main Street Bridge, the signature landmark of Jacksonville is impressive. The soft blue-colored bridge is a vital lifeline of the municipality. Blue by day and glowing by night, the

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Up The River Downtown

Jim Alabiso has been using open water swimming as an advocacy for the local waterways in northeast Florida, specifically the St. Johns River. "We also raise money for the Special Olympics Swim team so they can go to the Nationals. Most of our swims range from 10 km to 12 miles, timed with the ebb/flood tide since we are an estuary with much guidance coming

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