Tag: Kim Chambers

Waiting Onshore For The Oceans Seven

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is natural and expected for world-class swimmers like Lynne Cox and Penny Palfrey to be on the highest echelon of the Oceans Seven list. But it is equally unlikely and unexpected for rugby players like Stephen Redmond and ballerinas like Kim Chambers to be at this same level. Chambers has steadily

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Kim Chambers Loving Her Journey

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kimberley Chambers of New Zealand completed her sixth Oceans Seven channel this week in a quick 9 hours 38 minutes. As she was closing in on Hokkaido, the currents and eddies pushed her far east for the last two hours. "I was expecting this, but man, those currents were strong. The swim streamer was at a

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Oh That Has Got To Hurt!

Adam Walker has put in the miles. Adam Walker has put in the hours. Adam Walker has felt the pain. And he has also felt the joy, the excitement and the self-satisfaction of open water swimming. And he wants to share both aspects of the world with his Ocean Water Swim Camps But he will never forget the pain of jellyfish stings that he has endured on his

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A Ballerina Soars In The Open Water

Kimberly Chambers route to the top of the channel swimming world was an entirely unlikely one. With the Cook Strait, English Channel, Catalina Channel, Molokai Channel, and Strait of Gibraltar under her belt, she only has the Tsugaru Channel and the North Channel to complete in order to achieve the Oceans Seven. But no one - including Chambers herself -

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Kim Chambers Finishes 5th Oceans Seven

Former New Zealand ballerina Kimberly Chambers has added the English Channel to her Oceans Seven portfolio of the Cook Strait, the Molokai Channel, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the Catalina Channel. 12 hours 12 hours was her traverse time, channel #5 on her journey to the Oceans Seven. "Had to fight against a 2.4 knot current to get in, but it's official!

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