Tag: John Muenzer

What Have You Eaten In The Open Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Capri Djatiasmoro has seen it all. "Each swimmer has their own unique go-to comfort food. As a crew member, I have seen everything from bon bons, oatmeal cookies and Kit Kats to apple sauce, egg salad, and prosciutto. You name it, it 's out there." In the open water swimming community, many foods and

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Tasting Love In The Open Water

When you eat your favorite dish of your grandmother, chow down a barbeque meal prepared by your father, or devour your mother's mouth-watering pies, your taste buds are embossed in sensations that are indescribably familiar and satisfying. The effort, time and skills in preparing a delicious meal is not insubstantial. The Japanese, well-known for

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Crossing From Cornfields To The Channel

Cheyanne Boddicker lives about 1,700 km from the closest ocean. But the Iowa native always dreamed of crossing the English Channel. The Channel is geographically far away, but her dreams always burned brightly in her heart. Finding locations where she could train in the state known as America's Heartland was not easy. And finding like-minded swimmers was

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Eating Right For Everyone

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Athletes and coaches often discuss what foods and drinks are optimal for sports, especially endurance sports. Sometimes, athletes and coaches refer to formal research studies conducted and published in peer-review articles. But we wonder if these optimal sustenance and hydration account for the

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