Tag: John Van Wisse

Swim Agelessly In The Open Water

In golf, there is a feat older golfers strive for: to shoot your age. The equivalent in open water swimming is to swim your age. To accomplish this goal, you must complete a swim equal in kilometers to your age. So if you are 20 years old, you swim your age if you do at least a 20 km swim. If you are 30 years old, you can swim your age if you do at

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Harry Raisbeck, A Century Of Excellence

Harry Raisbeck, a member and president of the Black Rock Icebergers in Melbourne, Australia swam 600m daily through winter until his doctor asked him to stop at the age of 95. He frequently did a winter mile swim in the Brighton Baths in Melbourne. Upon his passing, the Harry Raisbeck Winter Mile race in the Australian winter in July has draw a great

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Strong Field Prepares For The Big Apple

NYC Swim filled out is 2013 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim field with one its most accomplished groups of marathon swimmers ever. Swimmers are raising money for Breast Cancer Care in Western Australia, Down Syndrome Association of Western Australia, Colin's Hope, Swim Free, Down Syndrome Ireland, Alzheimers Society, Ventura Global Health Project, Breast

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