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It Takes A Village

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At this weekend's Monterey Beach SportsFest in Monterey Bay, Bruckner Chase introduced open water swimming to kids who live very close to the California coastline, but have never interacted with the marine environment. Regina Mason, co-founder of Village Project in Seaside, explains the opportunity to

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If You Learn To Swim With Ease

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Samuel Richards, Jr. was an American open water swimmer who won the 1911 and 1912 Boston Light Swim. Richards won the 1912 race in a time of 5 hours 15 minutes when only 3 swimmers out of 42 entrants completed the race. He was a famed member of the L Street Brownies Club in Boston, Massachusetts who

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Butterfly Swim Rules In The Open Water

With swimmers from Africa and Europe to the Americas, Oceania and Asia doing more and more non-freestyle swims in the open water, the issue of how to define butterfly, backstroke and breaststroke in the open water has been a topic in the global open water swimming community for some time.* The World Open Water Swimming Association developed an initial set

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GoSwim Across America Long Island Sound

The Swim Across America Long Island Sound event is in its 20th year. It aims to raise US$1,320,000 for its 1-, 4- and 6-mile events. Event Director Tony Sibio is excited for another record-breaking event. With swimmers like Mark McCooey (US$23,420), Timothy Connors (US$9,400), Kaitlin Connors (US$7,500), John Mara, Jr. (US$6,380) and Erin Mahoney Cassin

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