Tag: Jim Clifford

Jim Clifford, Thrice As Nice

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 63-year-old Jim Clifford is not one to tout his physical talents, but his channel swims this year certainly proved how talented the low-key American is. This year, Clifford not only ripped off the fastest English Channel crossing of anyone in history over the age of 50 (less than 2 months short of his 64th

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Malick’s Marriage Marine-Style

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ice swimming, marathon swimming, ocean swimming, channel swimming, pioneer swimming, kayaking, organizing, observing and volunteering. Lisa Hertz and Jason Malick do it all. The pair, once engaged both literally and figuratively, are all about the open water. So when it came to their marriage, the pair

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Swimming The Catalina Channel At Night

Courtesy of Jim Clifford who became history's oldest person to swim across the Catalina Channel. Around midnight on September 28th, I stepped off the beach at Catalina Island and entered the ocean on one of the darkest nights imaginable. There was only a sliver of moon visible and no light pollution from the island or mainland California. I had heard

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