Tag: Jim Anderson

The Year Of The Older Men In Waikiki

Courtesy of Jim Anderson, Waikiki Swim Club, Hawaii. The Waikiki Swim Club has been going strong in Honolulu, Hawaii since the early 1970s. With the guidance of Jim Cotton, Virginia Moore, Wayne Umeda, Virginia Enos, Fred Middleton, Dorie Lalroix, Eve Anderson, Yoshi Isa, John Cater, Natalie Naugle, Tom Mahoney, Marilyn Graper, Lou Herman, Suzanne

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Double Roughwater Returns To Waikiki

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A day after the Waikiki Roughwater Swim, some very good open water swimming news hit the Hawaiian Islands. Last year was only the second time in 35 years that the wintertime "Double Roughwater" race was not held. Jim Anderson, founder and race director of the 7 km Possibly Annual Hawaiian Christmas

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Vernon Gets Knighted In Hawaii

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. He swims, he smiles. And he has been doing so for a long, long time. Hawaiian channel swimmer Vernon Knight finished another Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim this past weekend - and was honored for his effort. The veteran completed the 7 km out-and-back course along the

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Treasures Of The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Chris Guesdon, Linda Kaiser, Sue Guesdon and Jim Anderson represent nearly two centuries of open water swimming experience covering mass participation events, competitive elite racing, and solo ocean swims and relays. The quartet gathered on the shores of Waikiki Beach on Oahu and, quite naturally, talked

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Safety First

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jim Anderson of Honolulu, Hawaii was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honour Administrator at the 2014 International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame on the Isle of Bute. Anderson was recognized for serving as a dedicated, long-time race director who has been organizing swims

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