Tag: kayaker

Haiku To Yackers

Haikus To Yackers Video of Jeff Kozlovich kayaking for Penny Palfrey in the Molokai Channel, Hawaii. In 2010, Phil White created the annual Be Kind To Your Yacker Week during the first week in April. “We started this national tribute to yackers (aka kayakers) for their indispensable help and support of open water swimming,” explained the founder of the

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Things We Ponder In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The use of swim streamers in channel swims and marathon swims has been debated by a few. But, at the heart of the debate, we wonder, "What is really the practical difference between a channel swimmer who uses a swim streamer and a channel swimmer who swims between two kayakers or between a kayaker and a

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Yakking All Day

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "We’re gearing up for the 7th Kingdom Swim on July 25th," said Kingdom Games founder Phil White. "This year’s swim is drawing 160+ swimmers plus kayakers, family members, and friends from 22 different U.S. states, Canadian provinces, Saudi Arabia, and Scotland. We host the New England Masters Open Water

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Haiku To My Kayaker

Haiku To My Kayaker Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In celebration of Be Kind To Your Yacker Week, Sgt. Jim Cowig of Newburyport, Massachusetts penned the Haiku To My Kayaker. smooth molded plastic an oasis of safety always at my side Copyright © 2008 - 2013 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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