Tag: Jim Miller

Ryan Lochte Can Pee In The Open Water

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps do it. Carly Geehr, a former beach lifeguard and national-level swimmer at Stanford, explains, "Nearly 100% of elite competitive swimmers pee in the pool. Regularly. Some deny it, some proudly embrace it, but everyone does." Urinating in competition pools has become big news in the media in light of Lochte and Phelps' Olympic

Read More

Ana Marcela Cunha, Tough In The Tropics

Ana Marcela Cunha, the reigning world 25 km champion from Brazil, is always tough down the stretch. She has that unteachable competitive spirit that propels her forward when going goggle-to-goggle against her rivals. And it served her well in the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup race in Cancun, Mexico yesterday where she won a close race over

Read More

Is It Really The Open Water?

There is good reason why open water swimming used to be referred to roughwater swimming. When hard-core traditionalists think of open water swimming, they can imagine very rough, cold water in a turbulent ocean where aggressive sharks, numerous jellyfish, shifting tides, massive ocean swells and strong currents make for challenging conditions where there is

Read More

WOWSA Live With Dr. Jim Miller

WOWSA Live With Dr. Jim Miller Courtesy of WOWSA Live, Huntington Beach, California. The most experienced medical doctor in open water swimming will appear on the hour-long WOWSA Live tomorrow, Wednesday, November 24th at 6:00 pm Los Angeles time. The current FINA Sports Medicine Committee member and former long-time USA Swimming national open water

Read More