Tag: keri-anne payne

RCP Tiburon Mile Attracts An Elite Field

Photo of Ferry Weertman (silver), Jordan Wilimovsky (USA) and Spyridon Gianniotis (Greece) by Giorgio Scala of Deepbluemedia. Article courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jordan Wilimovsky manhandled the world's best at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia, but this weekend, he will enter another highly competitive race where

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When Heroines Help

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimming heroine Keri-Anne Payne met with Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge at the SportsAid event in Glasgow, Scotland with Laura Robson on July 30th. As SportsAid’s patron, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge helps to shine a light on the achievements and potential of young

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Choosing Words Wisely

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Simon Griffiths of H2Open Magazine penned a thoughtful and introspective article on Why our choice of words matters to our fellow swimmers (see here). Griffiths explains in his article about how he reflected on the use of the term, disabled swimmer. "The preferred wording is 'swimmer with a disability' as

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Pádraig Mallon, Ice Ironman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is quite unusual for an athlete to be competitive in both the sprint races and distance events. Athletes like 5-time Olympic gold medalist speed skater Eric Heiden or swimmers like Michael Phelps in the 100m freestyle and the 400m individual medley or Keri-Anne Payne in the 200m individual medley and

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