Tag: Kent Nicholas

Tori Gorman Completes The Triple Crown

Courtesy of Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, San Pedro Channel, California. Victoria 'Tori' Gorman of Australia completed a crossing of the Catalina Channel on September 5th in 12 hours 41 minutes to achieve the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. Gorman swam the English Channel in 2012 as a fundraiser to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society and

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Liz Fry, A Role Model Extraordinaire

Photo courtesy of April Dominguez. Race founder Kent Nicholas recalls a story about Elizabeth Fry at the recent 4-day 41.7 miles (66.9 km) S.C.A.R. stage swim that not only epitomizes the sense of community that open water swimmers have, but more specifically the kind of person who Fry is. "Open water swimmers who get it understand that swims do not end

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From Rogue To Royalty

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The S.C.A.R. Swim has been quickly transformed from an offline rogue swim by a passionate soloist to a 5-day celebration by the crème de la crème on the international marathon swimming scene. When Kent Nicholas's new website went online, the beauty and uniqueness of the 66.9 km (41.7-mile) stage swim are as

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