Tag: Margaret Hauser

Night Swimming On A Wolf Moon

The first full moon in January - tonight in the year 2022 - has often been referred to as the Wolf Moon for centuries. Its origin comes from Native Americans who often heard wolves howling during cold winter nights at this time of year, according to the Farmer's Almanac. Wolves howl to communicate with each other over long distances. 95 years ago,

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George Young Day

87 years ago today, Canadian George Young entered into the annals of open water swimming history. The Toronto teenager was the lone finisher out of 102 swimmers in the 1927 Wrigley Ocean Marathon Swim, a 20.2-mile traverse across the Catalina Channel in 15 hours 44 minutes. "We put a covering of graphite over the grease before I put on my bathing suit to

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