Tag: lac St-Jean

Alex Meyer Guided By A Hero Of The Past

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When American Alex Meyer lines up against local favorite and two-time defending champion Xavier Desharnais in the 62nd annual Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Lac Saint-Jean, he will have a non-so-secret advantage. Paul Asmuth, a 7-time professional marathon swimming champion, 3-time Traversée

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Chip On The Shoulder Of Two Germans

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. He's baaaaackkkk. Well, almost. It has been many years since American Charles 'Chip' Peterson has been the alpha dog of the open water swimming world. With illnesses that have plagued him since winning 10 km at the 2005 FINA World Championships, his potential has always been clipped short. But now he is

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