Tag: John York

Twice The Pleasure, Double The Trouble

How many people have swum more than a single-crossing in one of the Oceans Seven? Not many.A two-way crossing is looking for double trouble. But there are those who attempt it - and do it.To date, there have been only seven people who have successfully completed a double-crossing of the Catalina Channel: 1. Greta Andersen in 26:53 in 19582. Penny Dean in

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Lifetime Achievement Awards Winners

Last night, as part of the Global Open Water Swimming Conference in Long Beach, California, the World Open Water Swimming Association gave out three Lifetime Achievement Awards to Greta Andersen, Siga Rose and Dan Empfield for their body of outstanding work in the open water as an athlete, visionary and coach respectively.All words fail us to adequately

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