Tag: Mark Stone

Aquatic Park Update

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Last week, the open water swimming community was shocked and saddened with the plans of the U.S. federal government and commercial interests to move the ferry service to Alcatraz Island next door to the South End Rowing Club at Ft Mason in San Francisco Bay's Aquatic Park. Campaigns were quickly organized,

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Marked In Stone In The Half Century Club

Mark Stone, a County Supervisor in Santa Cruz, California, is one of the 64 people in the world who have joined the Half Century Club by swimming across the English Channel over the age of 50. Stone crossed the English Channel at the age of 52 in a time of 13 hours 7 minutes. Faster than the average time across the Channel, his was no average swim. None

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