Tag: marathon swims

Anne Marie Warding Off The Cold

Cliff Lumsdon (Canada), Kevin Murphy (Great Britain), Des Renford (Australia) and their female counterparts Cindy Nicholas, Alison Streeter and Shelley Taylor-Smith call to mind how incredibly resilient and passionate open water swimmers can be. The training that goes behind channel swims, lake swims and marathon swims is largely unseen.They are largely

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Third Spacing, Sun And Salt Play Havoc

Open Water Source had the opportunity to watch many lengthy swims over the past year:the 55-hour Swim 22 relay in the Catalina Channelthe 55-hour Mexican American Unity Swim in Lake Powell, Arizona, and...the 40-hour 41-second 68-mile swim in the Cayman Islands by Penny Palfrey. These lengthy swims put a lot of pressure on the escort pilots and support

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