Tag: Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association

All Set To Go, But Everything Can Change

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Josh Heynes of the Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association, is currently looking at a go date of July 15th for 17-year-old Norman Stark Jr.'s swim across Lake Erie. "As of now, the winds, waves and weather looks favorable; however, we all know the weather forecast can change 1000 times between today and

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I Swim For Vets Across Lake Erie

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Norman Stark Jr. is swimming across Lake Erie on behalf of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF) Traumatic Brain Injury. Josh Heynes, founder and director of the Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association who has crossed Lake Erie twice himself (11 hours 53 minutes in 2006 and 11 hours 16 minutes in 2011),

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From Canada To America, Across Lake Erie

Josh Heynes of the Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association announced the opening of invitations to swim across Lake Erie. Heynes explains, "The Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association is the official "observation" and monitoring group for any solo/relay marathon swims across Central Lake Erie. We are made up of a group of local successful open water

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Jim Bayles On His Way Across Lake Erie

Jim Bayles, an English Channel Half Century Club swimmer, is on his way across Lake Erie on the standard 24.3-mile (km) crossing sanctioned by the Lake Erie Open Water Swimming Association (LEOWSA). According to Josh Heynes, founder of LEOWSA, "Jim can be followed his on the SPOT Tracker as he tries the join the small number of people who have previously

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