Tag: Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Association

Nautical Nirvana, Helen Lin’s N2N2N

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When people see Helen Lin, their impressions, assumptions and beliefs about open water swimming, ice swimming and marathon swimming get trashed. When people see Lin compete in ice swimming competitions and complete unprecedented swims, they suddenly believe that either Lin is a superhuman or open water

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Jim Doty Is Timeless

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Harvard man, International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer, open water swimming visionary, environmentalist, race organizer, Jim Doty was a man of many talents, legendary work ethic who dedicated much of his adult life to promoting open water swimming. The third annual James Doty Memorial Mile

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Paul Rekoff’s Awesome Five-Hour Swim

Paul Rekoff started the 20-mile Cape Cod Bay Swim at 5:08 am yesterday from White Horse Beach in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He was attempting to complete a swim in which only 4 others in history had completed: Russell Chaffee (1968), Greg O’Connor (2012), Janet Harris (2012), David Barra (2012), and Eileen Burke (2012). Escorted by Massachusetts Open Water

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Celebrating The Legacy Of Jim Doty

There is a free 1-mile open water swim in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts on June 16th to honor International Marathon Swimming Hall of Famer Jim Doty. The bedrock of the New England open water swimming community, he dedicated his life to promoting swimming and a clean environment in New England waters. His legacy will be celebrated at the Jim Doty Memorial

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