Tag: Kim Chambers

Kim Chambers To Speak Above The Clouds

Kim Chambers To Speak At Salesforce Tower Courtesy of Swim Across America, Swim Across America is hosting an event in the Salesforce Tower, the most imposing structure in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Its upper floors are often piercing the clouds blanketing downtown San Francisco. Swim Across America Director of Events Megan Melgaard explains, "Crushing

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Relay Record Redux

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. On September 6th, the Night Train Swimmers are on another mission. This time in the process of helping raise US$100,000 to help Arthur Renowitzky* walk again after being paralyzed by a gun shot wound to his spine, they will attempt to set the distance record for a 6-person open water swimming relay. With

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When It Is Cold At Night

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It was a pleasure to hear the discussion between Lewis Pugh and the Night Train Swimmers in San Francisco, California yesterday. Their topic after the annual 5 Coves of Death swim in Aquatic Park: cold water swimming. While the Night Train Swimmers regularly train and swim in 9°C-12°C, Pugh has experienced

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The Duality Of Open Water Swimmers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. On the weekends, open water swimmers do the unprecedented and the unusual: they swim against currents, face sharks, swim up and down massive ocean swells. Yet on weekdays, they return to their cubicles, offices and desks like white-collar employees around the world. They are outwardly mild-mannered

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Making The Connection

Courtesy of Chris Blakeslee, Suzie Dods and Tom Linthicum in San Francisco, California. "We had an instructive marathon swimming discussion at the Sports Basement," described Chris Blakeslee. "We had it filmed thanks to Tom Linthicum and hope to have that available for all to view. Some of our discussions may be helpful. One thing is for sure marathon

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