Tag: marathon swim

Denison Dares

Denison Dares Courtesy of Gavin Browne, Cork, Ireland. 61-year-old Ned Denison will attempt to be the first person to swim 8 km around Cork City, over 7 weirs and under 30 bridges beginning in 6:15 pm on June 3rd . His goal is 1 hour 45 minutes.  “I am especially interested in being the first. Somebody will eventually be faster – but there is only ever

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The Cold Hard Facts Of Swimming Straight

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With official's boats looking on and kayakers alongside, no participants took the same line at the 3rd annual 14 km Cold Half marathon swim in Hong Kong. Race director Doug Woodring tracked each of the 35 athletes from China, the UK, Thailand, the United States and Hong Kong in the Cold Half - the results

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Interisland Swimming In Shonan, Japan

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Shonan Open Water Swimming (湘南オープンウォータースイミング) is one of the largest open water swimming competitions in Japan with 1,312 participants including 374 people who entered the 10 km island-to-island marathon swim. Held in Kanagawa Prefecture south of Tokyo, the annual event includes a 800m swim, 2.5 km swim,

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Robert Strauss Re-discovers Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Former Olympic swimmer and owner of Miami's Swim Gym Robert Strauss, whose arm was nearly useless and his shoulder pretty much paralyzed 3 years ago, is back after some intense rehabilitation and a passionate desire to get back in the water. At Swim Miami, an event he has shared event organization

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