Tag: Lisa Hertz

Malick’s Marriage Marine-Style

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ice swimming, marathon swimming, ocean swimming, channel swimming, pioneer swimming, kayaking, organizing, observing and volunteering. Lisa Hertz and Jason Malick do it all. The pair, once engaged both literally and figuratively, are all about the open water. So when it came to their marriage, the pair

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The Family Of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The June issue of the Open Water Swimming Magazine has lots of articles on how families come together in the sport of open water swimming. Husbands and wives, sons and daughters, fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters all coming together in various open water swimming venues around the world. Article

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Lisa Hertz Completes 23-Mile Shadow Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Lisa Hertz completed an unprecedented 23-mile Shadow Swim from Clearwater Beach to St. Pete Beach in Florida on December 6th 2014. She swam to raise money for cluster headache research and awareness. "Cluster Headaches are a rare pain disorder that affects the trigeminal nerve on one side of your head,"

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Attagirl Across Assawoman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Lisa Hertz, who finished second in this weekend's 24-mile Tampa Bay Marathon Swim recalls her first marathon swim. "It was so much fun and silly looking back at it. I was training for my first Great Chesapeake Bay Swim and reading [Lynne Cox's] Swimming to Antarctica at the same time. I really knew nothing

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Hertz Goes Into Overdrive

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "She has a lot of marathoning left to do," predicts Tampa Bay Marathon Swim race director Ron Collins about Lisa Hertz. The 28-year-old took a little spring break from class and turned in an impressive 12 hour 46 minute swim at one of the longest competitive marathon swims in the world this past weekend.

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Tough Tackle Turbulent Tampa

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ron Collins announced 16 swimmers and 4 relay teams that will compete in the 17th Annual Tampa Bay Marathon Swim on April 19th. "One of the field's top entrants is returning as a seasoned veteran, but Samantha Simon's first marathon swim was in Tampa Bay in 2008, when she was just about to graduate high

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