Tag: Martin Hobbs

Swimming Around Africa

Swimming Around Africa Courtesy of OpenWater Africa, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Following in the wake of Lewis Pugh (9 hours 52 minutes in 1992, Dr. Otto Thaning (10 hours 5 minutes in 1992), Abigail Brown (9 hours 45 minutes in 2010), Milko van Gool (8 hours 46 minutes in 2013), Kaitlin Harthoorn (9 hours 17 minutes in 2013), Jean

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Compliments From Guinness World Records

Compliments From Guinness World Records Courtesy of Kristen Stephenson and Michael Furnari, Redondo Beach, California. Among open water swimming luminaries [including Paul Asmuth shown above] and hundreds of participating amateurs and two 2020 Tokyo Olympians (Haley Anderson and Jordan Wilimovsky) at the WOWSA Ocean Fest in Redondo Beach, California

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Accolades To Amy

Accolades To Amy Courtesy of WOWSA, Redondo Beach, California. On June 8th 2019, Amy Appelhans Gubser became the third person in history to swim across the 43.4 km Santa Monica Bay between Point Dume in Malibu and Lunada Bay on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in 17 hours 6 minutes. The neonatal nurse celebrated her 50th birthday with a tough swim. "It was a

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