Tag: Martha Wood

Out Of The Wood, Into The Ice

Courtesy of Phil White, Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival offshore the Mighty Memphremagog, Vermont. Phil White, visionary behind the 2nd annual Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival, described the winter swimming meet in Lake Memphremagog, Vermont, "Swimmers came from all over the United States and Canada. They brought their bathing suits, their funny hats,

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Whimsically Nautical Jewelry

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Even before she started to get into open water swimming and train with the Nahant Knuckleheads of Massachusetts with an eye to do longer and colder ocean swims, Martha Wood was dabbling into the open water. Sort of. Her home restoration and jewelry design business includes a touch of the nautical and

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Celebrating The Memory Of Jim Doty

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Martha Wood, Joshua Miller, Eric Nilsson and Katie O'Dair show their awards after the Jim Doty Memorial Mile in Massachusetts on June 13th. "The rubber duckies were given out at the race finish to indicate the male and female winners of skins and wetsuit entrants," explains Wood. Race director Greg

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Out Of The Wood, Into The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Martha Wood, after spending years in pools as a NCAA Division I athlete, took time (a few decades) to develop her business in her native Massachusetts. But like many former swimmers and water polo players, the open water swimming bug bit her in her second half of life. "When the idea of open water

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