Tag: Laura Hamel

Like Mother, Like Son

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most prolific writers and influential publishers in the swimming world, Laura Hamel, clearly does what she writes about: enjoy masters swimming and open water swimming. She and her son, Dirk Hamel, won the 2.4-mile Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim in Turks & Caicos last week. Dirk, a sophomore at

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Elaine Howley Masters The Write Stuff

Elaine Howley Masters The Write Stuff Courtesy of WOWSA, Boston, Massachusetts. Elaine Howley has a global following with her numerous articles on a wide variety of topics ranging from profiles of swimmers and training to science and physiology, but she is arguably best known for her expertise in ice swimming, extreme swimming and marathon swimming. A

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Swimming With The Sharks On Saturdays

Sarasota YMCA Sharks Masters Swimming holds its Open Water Saturday workouts throughout the year at Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota on the west coast of Florida. Open Water Saturdays is an official U.S. Master Swimming team-sanctioned workout where swimmers of all levels are welcome to the group swim. Siesta Beach is known as one of the most beautiful beaches

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