Tag: Kristy Kowal

Kristy Kowal Gets Hungry For Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Years ago, Kirsty Kowal was biting a real Olympic medal in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games for her 200m breaststroke race. Now the school teacher's attention is often captured by open water swims where she competes from California to Cayman Islands and many lakes, bays and seas in-between. At the Naples

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Kristy Kowal Swims Fast, Smiles Brightly

USA Olympic Swimming coach Jack Bauerle is renowned for getting his athletes to swim fast in practice. Olympic medalist and open water swimmer Kristy Kowal was one of those athletes. Three weeks before her collegiate championships, Kowal was asked to do a breaststroke set of 4 x 200 @ 10:00. On the fourth 200, the personable educator broke the American

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Open Water Synchronization

This seems like a cool place to stay for a swimmer, especially since Lucky Meisenheimer holds his daily workouts in Lake Cane not too far away. Wake up early, do the Lucky's Lake Swim with Lucky and his mates, and then spend the rest of the day synchronizing your vacation with swimming friends like Olympic medalists Kristy Kowal and Brooke Bennett and

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After Hours With Open Water Swimmers

Some athletes go out to bars and restaurants after a competition. Others, like open water swimmers, seem to stay in their comfort zone. Joey Pedraza, Nadine Williams, Kristy Kowal, Lexie Kelly, Luane Rowe, Brooke Bennett, Heather Maitland, Eney Jones, and Zsofia Balazs enjoyed swimming with sting rays at Rum Point on Grand Cayman Island in Cayman Islands.

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Majestic In Manner

Greg Eggert penned an eloquent farewell to the fallen Fran Crippen in the latest issue of the FINA Magazine.Fran graced the front cover looking like the affable, humble gentleman that he was as he surfaced from a victory in an open water race in Trinidad.There were tear- and smile-inducing stories from Olympians Kalyn Keller, Kim Vandenberg, Chloe Sutton,

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