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The Perfect Open Water Woman

The Perfect Open Water Woman Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Friendly and fit, intelligent and innovative, personable and professional. These are just a few of the characteristics that define the open water swimmers who venture beyond the shorelines around the world. From teenagers to great grandfathers, open water swimmers are

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Éva Risztov Rising To The Occasion

Éva Risztov Rising To The Occasion Courtesy of Gergely Csurka, FINA, California. Three-time Hungarian Olympian Éva Risztov has always made the right decisions for her at the right times. She initially succeeded at the international level in pool swimming, competed in water polo for her water polo-oriented country, and eventually won the gold medal in the

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RCP Tiburon Mile Was Savage For James

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. James Savage, who was the youngest swimmer to complete a round-trip Alcatraz Island swim, admitted that the recent RCP Tiburon Mile was his most difficult open water race to date...by far. But he loved it. Absolutely loved it. "James is always up for a challenge," said his mother Jillian to Bob Placak

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